Physician Education

EDUCARE is a comprehensive suite of education and training programs that support healthcare professionals in the delivery of patient care worldwide.

 

PERIPHERAL INTERVENTIONS PHYSICIAN TRAINING PROGRAMS

Led by highly-respected physician faculty, our Physician Training Programs are designed to help increase understanding of the clinical, procedural, and technical challenges respective to peripheral vascular, interventional oncology, and peripheral embolization procedures. All programs have been designed to drive clinical proficiency and foster increased patient access to care.

Program Faculty is comprised of Key Opinion Leaders from around the country, officers of National Societies, investigators from landmark clinical trials, and textbook authors who contribute to the development of clinical guidelines.

2017 Practicing Physician Training Programs

Date Program Location Registration Link
March 23, 2017 Physicians in Practice - DVT: Interpretation, Access, and Treatment Protocol Maple Grove, MN Closed
April 11, 2017 Physicians in Practice - Liver Cancer: Advanced Treatment and Radial Access Techniques** Arden Hills, MN Click here
May 17, 2017 Physicians in Practice - Advanced CLI and CTO Treatment Strategies Maple Grove, MN Click here
June 6, 2017 Physicians in Practice - DVT: Interpretation, Access, and Treatment Protocol Maple Grove, MN Click here
October 4, 2017 Physicians in Practice - DVT: Interpretation, Access, and Treatment Protocol Maple Grove, MN  
October 11, 2017 Physicians in Practice - Advanced CLI and CTO Treatment Strategies Maple Grove, MN  
October 26, 2017 Physicians in Practice - DVT: Interpretation, Access, and Treatment Protocol Maple Grove, MN  

DVT: Interpretation, Access, and Treatment Protocol

  • March 23, 2017
  • June 6, 2016
  • October 4, 2017
  • October 26, 2017

Institute for Advancing Science
Maple Grove, MN

Intended Audience

Practicing Interventional Cardiologists, Interventional Radiologists, and Vascular Surgeons

Educational Objectives

  • DVT Diagnosis
  • Thrombus Interpretation
  • Venous Access Options and Techniques
  • Mechanical Thrombectomy
  • DVT Treatment Algorithm and Best Practices
  • DVT Patient Protocol Strategies and Best Practices for your hospital

Program Description

This program is designed to highlight best clinical practices for the diagnosis and treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).

Facilitated by a faculty of esteemed physicians, the extensive hands-on portion of this program will feature the use of cadaver models, anatomical flow models, fluoroscopy, and ultrasound. Our faculty will give a didactic overview of tools and treatment strategies respective to treating DVT – including case review and thrombectomy device selection and usage techniques.

AngioJet Thrombectomy System AngioJet Thrombectomy System

 

Liver Cancer: Advanced Treatment Techniques

April 11, 2017
Institute for Advancing Science
Arden Hills, MN

Intended Audience

Practicing Interventional Radiologists

Educational Objectives

  • Liver Cancer Treatment Algorithms
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Embolic Selection, Sizing and Differentiation
  • Catheter Selection and Delivery
  • Standard of Care
  • Radial Access Techniques and Best Practices

Embozene Microspheres Embozene Microspheres

Program Description

Facilitated by a faculty of highly experienced Interventional Radiologists, the extensive hands-on portion of this program will feature the use of swine models, anatomical flow models, and fluoroscopy. Our faculty will give a didactic overview of treatment strategies respective to hepatocellular carcinoma and metastatic liver cancer. This will include case review as well as an overview of emerging interventional oncology tools and technologies.

 

Advanced CLI and CTO Treatment Strategies

May 17, 2017 or October 11, 2017
Institute for Advancing Science
Maple Grove, MN

Intended Audience

Practicing Interventional Cardiologists, Interventional Radiologists, and Vascular Surgeons

Educational Objectives

  • Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of CLI
  • Pathophysiology of CTO’s
  • Alternative Access Options and Techniques (Radial, Tibial, SFA, Etc)
  • Vessel Prep in the Era of Drug Elution
  • Overview of the Effects of Paclitaxel in the Periphery
  • Guidewire Selection and Escalation

Program Description

This program is designed to demonstrate best clinical practices for the management of patients presenting with symptoms of Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) and the complex Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO’s).

Facilitated by a faculty of esteemed physicians, the extensive hands-on portion of this program will feature the use of cadaver models, anatomical flow models, pedal-access models, case simulation, ultrasound, and fluoroscopy. Our faculty will give a didactic overview of treatment strategies respective to these complex lower extremity scenarios – including extensive case review and an overview of the latest technology in drug elution, atherectomy and crossing tools.

Jetstream Atherectomy System Jetstream Atherectomy System

 

Advanced UFE/PAE Strategies

September 26, 2017
Program Details: TBD

 

OBSERVATIONAL PRECEPTORSHIPS

These one-day programs are a combination of didactic presentation and clinical case observation - anatomy, disease, and treatment options.

 

CLI & CTOs: Revascularization Strategies

Intended Audience
Interventional Cardiologists, Interventional Radiologists and Vascular Surgeons

Clinical Case Observations

Jetstream™ Atherectomy System
Peripheral Rotablator™Rotational Atherectomy System

Didactic Discussion

  • Access Options: Antegrade, Pedal and Retrograde Approaches
  • Crossing CTOs: Tools, Techniques and Strategies
  • Vessel Prep in the Era of Drug Elution

An Allied Health Professional (AHP) is invited to accompany his/her physician to Boston Scientific’s Preceptorship Programs when program space is available. The AHP must be a critical member of the lab staff, a trusted advisor to the physician, and have responsibility for BSC device setup of consoles and systems 

The objective is for the physician and AHP to have a shared experience at the program as a treatment team.

Observational Preceptorship: CLI & CTO Observational Preceptorship: CLI & CTO

Dinner Lecture and Live Case Observation

The following preceptorship programs are a physician led, one day observational course with a didactic presentation the evening prior.

Programs will be scheduled in the following cities:

  • New York, NY
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • Sebring, FL
  • Davenport, IA
  • Camp Hill, PA
  • Fort Meyers, FL
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Phoenix, AZ

Radiofrequency Ablation Observational Preceptorship

Intended Audience: Interventional Radiologists

Programs will be held in Hollywood, FL

Didactic Sessions

  • Where and When is RFA Used
  • Treatment Imaging
  • Radiofrequency Clinical Applications
  • Lesion Application and Mapping

 

Visceral Embolization: Advanced Techniques

Institute for Advancing Science
Arden Hills, MN

Intended Audience

Practicing Interventional Radiologists

Educational Objectives

  • Microcatheter Selection and Delivery
  • Coil Selection, Sizing and Differentiation
  • Aneurysm Packing
  • Coiling in High-flow Vasculature

Program Description

Facilitated by a faculty of highly experienced Interventional Radiologists, the extensive hands-on portion of this program will feature the use of swine models, anatomical flow models, and fluoroscopy. Our faculty will give a didactic overview of treatment strategies respective to complex embolization procedures – including case review and an overview of the latest technology in peripheral coils, vascular plugs, and other relevant embolization devices and tools.

 

For information on any of these programs please email BSCMedEd@bsci.com.

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