7th Annual Vascular Education Conference for Nurses and Allied Healthcare Professionals

Thank you for your interest in our popular Vascular Education Conference. We're excited to announce the newly formatted 4-part dinner series throughout 2013. Each event will include a blend of conventional with integrative healthcare topics ~ together offering the best approach to discovering advancements in healthcare.

All sessions will take place at Pinstripes in Edina at 3849 Gallagher Drive. A family-style dinner and dessert will be served at each session.

Continuing education credit
Nurses will earn 2.4 accredited contact hours for attending each session. Nursing Professional Development at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Radiology techs receive  2 ASRT Type A category credits (pending).

Spring 2013

Session 2
Wednesday, May 8      

  • 6-6:40 p.m. Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections
     - Christopher Roland, MD, vascular surgeon, Minnesota Vascular Clinic, VeinSolutions, Fairview Southdale Hospital
     - Dwight Hager, MD, interventional radiologist, Suburban Radiology and Fairview Southdale Hospital 
  • 6:40-7:15 p.m. Innovative Treatment for Cerebral Aneurysms
    James Kyle Goddard III, MD, neurointerventional radiologist,St. Paul Radiology
  • 7:15-8 p.m. Tai Chi: Stress Self-Defense
    Ruth Anne Plourde, BS, MA, Accredited Tai Chi Instructor

Fall Session 2013
  • Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013
  • Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Speakers and topics pending

Registration Information

: $38 per event
Non-refundable on or after: Thursday, March 7, 2013
                                                  Thursday, May 2, 2013

Deadline: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
                  Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Register now
Register online by clicking here or by calling Fairview On Call: 612-672-7272.

Contact Nancy Crowell for other questions by calling 952-345-4170 or emailing

A special thank you to our conference supporters who make our events possible!


  • 5:30-6 p.m. Sign in and seating 
  • 6-6:40 p.m. Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections

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