AAAneurysm Outreach is able to increase abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) awareness and drive preventive screening thanks to the passionate support of its corporate sponsors and supporters.
We would like to thank our corporate sponsors for their contributions and ongoing support.
The AAAneurysm Outreach’s partnership with W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) aims to increase the amount of programming and education needed to support the clinical community as well as those at risk of AAA, a potentially life-threatening condition caused by a balloon-like bulging or widening of the abdominal aorta. This collaboration and resulting campaign will focus on three key initiatives: raising awareness, robust outreach, and increasing screenings.
Additional National Sponsors:
Regional Corporate Sponsors:
Hospital partners throughout the country provide a location for a Saturday morning AAA screening program-free to the public. In addition, they collaborate with a AAAneurysm Outreach to ensure that there are physicians, nurses, sonographers and other staff available for the screening event.
Our 2017 events are hosted by:
Our 2016 events were hosted by:
In 2015, we provided free screening events in 5 states, at:
We would like to thank our partners for their continuous support and ongoing outreach efforts.
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS)
The Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS) was founded in 1976 as a national forum for young fellowship trained peripheral vascular surgeons. PVSS strives to improve the science and art of peripheral vascular surgery, advance the related exchange of medical knowledge and information, and promote research for improving the quality and safety of surgery and surgical procedures. For more information about VESS, visit http://vesurgery.org/index.html.
Society for Vascular Nursing (SVN)
The Society for Vascular Nursing (SVN) is a not-for-profit international association dedicated to promoting excellence in the compassionate and comprehensive management of persons with vascular disease. Founded in 1982, the Society’s focus is on providing quality education, fostering clinical expertise, and supporting nursing research. For more information about SVN, visit http://svnnet.org.
Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)
The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is a not-for-profit medical society that seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research and public awareness. SVS is the national advocate for 2,600 vascular surgeons dedicated to the prevention and cure of vascular disease. For more information about SVS, visit http://www.vascularweb.org.
Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU)
The Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) is the only professional organization completely dedicated to the advancement of non-invasive vascular technology used in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease. SVU is comprised of more than 4,400 vascular technologists, physicians, and other allied health professionals. SVU offers vascular ultrasound educational programs, publications, networking opportunities, and legislative/regulatory advocacy representation. For more information about SVU, visit http://www.svunet.org.
New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH)
New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) is an educational nonprofit foundation focused on multidisciplinary accredited conferences to advance the field of cardiovascular care using endovascular technologies, pharmacotherapy treatments, peripheral interventions and amputation prevention techniques. With a goal to empower healthcare providers with knowledge of head-to-toe vascular treatments, NCVH strives to promote interdisciplinary teamwork and collaboration to address the continuum of patient care. For more information about NCVH, visit https://www.ncvh.org.
International Aortic Summit (IAS)
The International Aortic Summit is an assembly of leaders in the fields of vascular and endovascular surgery to present and discuss the latest advances in aortic surgery (both open and endovascular techniques). For more information about IAS, visit http://aorticsummit.com.
Comprehensive Arterial & Venous Endovascular Conference (CVC)
CVC is purely a vascular conference held annually in Chicago. The conference is nationally focused and intended for physicians who specialize in both interventional and vascular cardiology, interventional radiology, podiatry, wound care, nursing, and radiology, as well as other physicians whose primary focus is endovascular disease. Each year motivated medical professionals dedicated to the endovascular treatment of arterial and venous disease gather together for the CVC experience. Attendees can choose from simultaneous arterial and venous programs covering all aspects of endovascular medicine. For more information about CVC, visit https://www.cvcpvd.com
The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) was incorporated in June 1975 as an independent, nonprofit organization for sonography professionals. Their mission is to promote quality care and patient safety through the certification and continuing competency of ultrasound professionals. They administer examinations and award credentials such as Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer, Registered Vascular Technologist, and many more. Their credentials have been awarded to over 90,000 medical professionals worldwide and are recognized as the international standard in sonography credentialing. For more information about ARDMS, please visit http://www.ardms.org/
International Society of Endovascular Specialists (ISES)
The International Society of Endovascular Specialists (ISES) is dedicated to enhancing global research, education and clinical expertise in the treatment of one of the world’s number one killers – vascular disease. Using innovative technologies and interventional techniques ISES strives to improve patient care throughout the world. For more information about ISES, please visit http://www.isesonline.org/index.html
Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society (MVSS)
The Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society (MVSS) is a society that is relevant for academic and private practice vascular surgeons, fellows, residents, and medical students interested in vascular disease or pursuing a career in vascular surgery. For information about MVSS, please visit http://www.vascularweb.org/mvss/annualmeeting/Pages/Program-Registration-Housing.aspx
Society for Vascular Medicine
The Society for Vascular Medicine is a professional organization that was founded in 1989 to foster a broad mission. The goals of the Society are to improve the integration of vascular biological advances into medical practice, and to maintain high standards of clinical vascular medicine.
The Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners serves as Louisiana’s lead Nurse Practitioner organization in continuing education, membership resources, state and federal legislative efforts and to promote a community commitment of excellence in Nurse Practitioner practice.