2015 Annual Conference

The 2015 NWVT Annual Conference was held at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA.  The dates of the conference were Saturday October 10th and Sunday October 11th.


Raffle prizes at the end of the conference were:
Go PRo Hero with SD card
Kindle Fire HD
Fit Bit
Mobile Device Charger



Saturday, October 10, 2015

7:00-8:00 AM Registration/Breakfast Buffet
8:00-8:15 AM Opening Remarks/Announcements

8:15-8:45 AM Stephen Tremblay, BS RVT
TIPS of the Spear, Thrombus of Gloom

8:45-9:15 AM Jim Watson, MD
Reporting Results: What Referring Providers Want to Know

9:15-9:45 AM Lee Lau, BS RVT
Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome

9:45-10:00 AM Break/Vendors

10:00-10:30 AM Sara Skjonsberg, BS RVT, RPhS
Update on Lower Extremity Venous Anatomy
...Now We Might Like Scanning Varicose Veins.

10:30-11:15 AM Bonnie Brown, BS RVT
Pelvic Congestion Syndrome - Variations & Considerations

11:15-12:15 PM Pelvic Congestion Breakout Session
- Hands on scanning & technique education
Systems provided by Phillips & Toshiba

12:15-1:30 PM Lunch

1:30-2:00 PM Tony Smet, RVT
Arterial Embolism via the Humeral Circumflex Artery

2:00-3:00 PM Desarom Teso, MD & Jill Sommerset, BS RVT
Extravascular Ultrasound in the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia.
Is it Ready for Primetime?

3:00-3:15 PM Break/Vendors

3:15-3:45 PM Natalie Zimmerman, BS RVT
TCD/TCI Introduction

3:45-4:15 PM Krislynn Barnhart, BS RVT
Beyond The Typical Stenosis: A Review of Interesting TCD Studies & Intracranial
Pathology via Case Study Approach.

4:15-5:15 PM TCD/TCI Breakout Session
- Hands on scanning & technique education
Systems provided by GE & Toshiba

5:15-5:30 PM Closing Remark

5:45 PM Wine Social - Sponsored by Phillips

Sunday, October 11, 2015

7:00-8:00 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:15 AM Opening Remarks

8:15-8:45 AM Calli Hansen-Nyholm, BS RVT
Connective Tissue Diseases - Case Study

8:45-9:15 AM Josh Mesger, BS RVT
Bilateral Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

9:15-9:45 AM Greg Moneta, MD
Duplex Follow-up of Mesenteric Artery Interventions

9:45-10:00 AM Break
10:00-10:30 AM Kim Cantwell-Gab, MN, ARNP, ACNP-BC, ANP-BC, CVN, RVT, RDMS
Has Renal Duplex Ultrasound Become Obsolete?
Does That Raise Your Blood Pressure or Put a Smile On Your Face?

10:30-11:15 AM Lee Lau, BS RVT
Adventitial Cystic Disease

11:15-11:45 AM Sara Skjonsberg, BS RVT, RPhS
The RPhS Credential - Is It Really Worth It?

11:45-12:00 PM Closing Remarks/AME Award