Sclerotherapy is used to treat varicose veins, aka “spider veins,” generally in the calf area. The procedure is non-surgical and requires the injection of sclerotic agents into the tiny blood vessels to cause them to shrink. This online course will teach you the anatomy of the lower extremity veins, types of vein abnormalities, patient evaluation, proper guidelines to safe sclerotherapy injections, possible complications and their management and also live demo videos.
Anatomy of the Lower Extremity Veins
Vein abnormalities: Varicose veins
Vein abnormalities: Reticular veins, Spider veins
Therapeutic vs Cosmetic Indications
Sclerosing Agents and Their Dilutions
Complications and Their Managements
Pre- and Post-treatment Instructions
Live Demo on Patients
Part 2: Hands-on Practical Sessions
This session consists of 3 hours fully practical class to allow the students practice sclerotherapy treatment on live models under the supervision of expert instructors. During the course, the students will observe live demonstrations of treatments and also are divided into the small groups to practice on live models in multiple stations.
The practical part of sclerotherapy is now only delivered in CBAM head office in Toronto, Canada. The practical part of this course is an elective training and it is not a mandatory portion for becoming qualified for Board certification or CAMP certification.