Venous Disease Seminar Registration Now Open!

This continuing medical education seminar explores a range of venous disorders occurring in a variety of patients and situations. From blood clots to phlebitis to chronic venous insufficiency and ulcers, this seminar will address various diagnoses and treatment modalities from a range of health professionals including internists, dermatologists, cardiologists, surgeons and others. Imaging, surgical and non-surgical management of venous disorders and case studies will be included. Local and regional speakers are featured. CPE Credit will be available.

Draft Agenda:

 (Times are subject to change)

 Chairperson: Dr. Anthony Harris, Cardiac Surgeon


246-269-6183; 253-9384;

Early Registration: Physicians BDS$100; Allied Health BDS$80.00

Time Topic Speaker
1.00-1.05PM Opening Remarks Dr. Anthony Harris, Chairman
1.05-1.35PM Venous Thromboembolic Disease: The Pitfalls of Management – A Current Review


Dr. Dawn Alleyne, Pulmonologist/ Intensivist
1.35-2.05PM The Pharmacological Management of Venous Disease


Robert Carter, Pharmacist
2.05-2.35PM Surgical Management of Pulmonary Embolism


Dr. Alan Smith, Cardiothoracic Surgeon



2.35-3.35PM Lunch  
3.35-4.15PM The Role of Interventional Radiology in the Management of Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis and Prevention of Thromboembolism.


Dr. Fidel Rampersad, Interventional Radiologist, Trinidad (JIPA)
4.15-4.45PM Venous Skin Ulcers – Prevention Treatment & Management Dr. Andrew L Forde, Dermatologist


4.45-5.15PM That “LIFESORE”!


Simone McConnie, Podiatrist
5.15-5.25PM Break  
5.25-6.05PM Exploring New Oral Anti-Coagulants TBA, Interventional Cardiologist, Trinidad
6.05-6.35PM Superficial Venous Incompetence – Photo Phlethmography & DOPPLER Ultrasound Ian Sealy, Imaging Specialist
6.35-7.10PM Exploring Treatments, Interventions and Challenges in Venous Disease

–          Medical & Surgical Interventions

–          Case Studies

Dr. Anthony Harris, Cardiac Surgeon + Panel
7.10-7.15PM Closing Remarks




Target: Mixed specialists involved in the treatment of venous disorders along with General Practitioners and allied health professionals

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