Comprehensive Peripheral Vascular Mini-Fellowship
Course Description: A comprehensive PV mini-fellowship program designed for interventional practitioners and entire support team. Physician students will experience 2 days of didactic content and proctored lower extremity, renal, and subclavian angiography and intervention cases followed by 2 days of carotid artery angiography and intervention cases. Physician students will also experience 2 days of PV CTA diagnostic imaging education to achieve PV CTA certification. Satisfactory completion results in a certificate to be applied toward case requirements of the ACC/ACP/SCAI/SVMB/SVS. A two day simultaneous course for the non-physician practitioner will provide components of a successful PV program including patient screening, diagnostic evaluation, intervention, follow-up care, and marketing to referring physicians. A one day simultaneous course for the billing and coding specialist provides current billing and coding techniques related to PVD.
Course Length: Four-Five day mini-fellowship
Enrollment: 1 team per course (2 physicians, 1 NP or PA, 1 billing/coding specialist)
Faculty: D. Christopher Metzger, MD, FACC, Christy Willocks, FNP, Tammy Gott, CPC, CPC-Cardio
Target Audience: Cardiology, radiology or vascular surgery groups
Location: Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, TN