VenSAP is designed to strengthen your understanding of all areas of venous disease and its management. A wide range of venous issues are covered and allows all professionals involved with the care of venous patients an opportunity to challenge themselves.


  • Review the basic science background to clinical practice.
  • Establish the rationale for clinical decisions
  • Update knowledge on recent developments in diagnosis and management of venous disease.
  • Explore challenging and controversial issues.

Target audience:

VenSAP is appropriate for any practitioner, resident or fellow involved in the medical and interventional management of patients with venous disease.


VenSAP may be used as a general continuing medical education activity, as a self evaluation program, in preparation for examinations or as a vehicle to establish a personal knowledge inventory. The ‘performance appraisal’ may be used a stimulus for self-directed learning, personal learning projects or other focused CME activities.

The program is made up of 4 parts:

  • 250 multiple choice questions
  • detailed discussion of each question
  • atlas of images
  • references for each question

Upon completion and submission of responses, each participant will receive a performance appraisal which compares his/her results to established norms in a variety of categories.

Topics covered on VenSAP include:

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of:
    • Venous insufficiency
    • Venous thrombosis
    • Varicose veins
    • Venous anomalies
    • Common and uncommon venous disorders
  • Guidelines for management of all aspect of venous disease
  • Diagnostic strategies in patients with venous disease
  • Medications and their side effets relating to venous disease and thrombosis
  • Conduct and complications of medical, endovenous and operative venous interventions


VenSAP is accredited by the University of Toronto. The Continuing Education Office, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto designates this educational activity for a maximum 41 hours as an accredited self assessment program under section 3 of the Framework of Educational CPD Activity of the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

If you would like more information on VENSAP, please contact us at

Mailing Address:

Dr. D. Wooster, VENSAP
1243 Islington Ave. Suite 1202
Toronto, ON
M8X 1Y9

Phone: (416) 516-3641 | Fax: (416) 516-1704

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