MGH Endovascular Arteriovenous Fistula: From Creation to Maintenance

Boston, MA US
November 3, 2019

The purpose of this conference is to introduce novel non-invasive endovascular approach to create fistulas (EndoAVF) in patients with chronic kidney disease. This conference will include extensive reviews of endoAVF systems, ultrasound demo for pre-procedure evaluation as well as post-op complication managements.  The goal of this activity is to increase AVF creation using endovascular approach and decrease AVF primary failure rate.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for nephrologists, dialysis RNs/Techs, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, ultrasound technologists, and access surgeons.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the mechanisms of two FDA-approved endoAVF creation devices.
  2. Identify candidates that are suitable for each type of endoAVF creation device.
  3. Evaluate fistula usability and manage endoAVF complications.

Additional Information

Provided by: 

Massachusetts General Hospital - Radiology Department (Interventional Radiology Division) & Partners HealthCare System

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.75 Nursing
  • 7.75 Participation
Course opens: 
07/15/2019
Course expires: 
12/02/2019
Event starts: 
11/03/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/03/2019 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$0.00

Please click on the link below to view/download this activity's agenda:

AGENDA - MGH Endovascular Arteriovenous Fistula.pdf

Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Potts Conference Room - Bigelow 856
Boston, MA 02114
United States

Jie Cui, MD
Renal Division, Interventional Radiology Division
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Nahel Elias, MD
Transplant Surgery Division
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Eliot Heher, MD
Renal Division
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Zubin Irani, MD
Interventional Radiology Division
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Boston, MA

Sanjeeva Kalva, MD
Interventional Radiology Division
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Tatsuo Kawai, MD, PhD
Transplant Surgery Division
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Linda Romano, RN
Renal Division
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

David Steele, MD
Renal Division
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Nazha Zahiri
Radiology Department
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Accreditation

Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . Physicians should claim only the credit commesurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nursing

Norman Knight Nursing Center for Clinical & Professional Development at Massachusetts General Hospital is an approved provider by the Ohio Nurses Association an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91).

Nurses need to attend the entire event and complete the online evaluation after the program to earn contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.75 Nursing
  • 7.75 Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/15/2019
Course expires: 
12/02/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
Please login or register to take this course.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, our Course Coordinator can assist with any special needs (i.e. physical, dietary, etc). Please contact Linda Romano, RN prior to the live event at 617-643-0765.