Unraveling everyday venous topics: The saphenous, edema, and pelvic disorders

  • Credits: 3.25 SDMS CMEs (3.25 VT)
  • Price: $60 USD
  • Lectures:
    • The NOT So Simple Saphenous System
    • Clinical Comparison of Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Lymphedema, and Lipedema
    • Duplex Ultrasound for Pelvic Venous Disorders

Jean M. White-Melendez


Jean is a nationally recognized as a premier expert in venous disease, vascular testing and is a frequent lecturer throughout the USA. She has served as an application reviewer and site visitor for the Inter-societal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL). Jean has served on the Board of Directors of multiple vascular societies and foundations. She was honored as a Fellow of the SVU in 2014.

Steve Bernhardt


Steve Bernhardt is the Abdominal Sonography instructor. He has been a Medical Sonographer since 1982. Educated at Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma with specialties in abdominal, obstetrical, vascular and phlebology ultrasound. His experience includes 21 years at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana supervising both the general and vascular ultrasound departments. Presently practicing sonography and owner of Vascular Health Imaging in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. ESP faculty member since 1993.

Sara Skjonsberg


Sara Skjonsberg BS, RVT, RPhS, graduated from Seattle University's diagnostic Ultrasound Program in 2013. She worked for the University of Washington DE Strandness Jr. Vascular Lab for 4 years where she was lucky enough to have extensive venous training with Dr. Mark Meissner who jump-started her involvement with the American Vein and Lymphatic Society, Society of Vascular Ultrasound and American Venous Forum. She is currently the chair for the ultrasound section of the American Vein and Lymphatic Society,  a board member of the IAC Vein Center, president of Northwest Vascular Technology Society and has written multiple textbook chapters and journal articles;  She is currently working as the vascular lab manager for Oregon Vascular Specialists in Bend, Oregon.

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