2019 VASA Hands-On Practicum on Hemodialysis Access

May 10-11, 2019
Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas

The VASA Practicum provides a rare opportunity for healthcare professionals to have “hands-on” experience with surgical and interventional procedures for creating & maintaining vascular access for hemodialysis.

The program will allow participants to:
  • Observe and perform vascular access procedures in a live animal laboratory
  • Receive expert instruction in surgical and interventional hemodialysis access procedures
  • Attend didactic presentations, workshops, and one-on-one discussions led by nationally recognized faculty
  • Gain experience using ultrasound for evaluation of hemodialysis fistulas and grafts
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This practicum is designed for all transplant, vascular and general surgeons, nephrologists, interventional radiologists, nurses, and dialysis technicians who are interested in the management of vascular access.

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VASA Member Physician: $500.00
VASA Member Allied Health Professional: $330.00
Non-Member Physician: $725.00
Non-Member Allied Health Professional: $430.00
Resident/Fellow: $200.00
Industry Representative: $600.00

Hotel Information

Symposium hotel: Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District
6580 Fannin Street (Driveway Entrance on 1730 Dryden Road)
Houston, Texas 77030

Note: The Marriott is sold out! Rooms are now available at the InterContinental Hotel, 6750 Main Street, Houston, TX 77030. The room rate is $169; cutoff date is May 3, 2019.

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Shuttle service to and from the Marriott to the InterContinental will be available.