2D Ultrasound Image Optimization


1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
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Date of Original Release: 5/16/2017
This edition valid for credit through: 5/16/2020
Product Code: VIT-2DUIO

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2D Ultrasound Image Optimization

2D Ultrasound Image Optimization CME Vital will give the participant a basic understanding of the various controls used when optimizing a 2D ultrasound image. Additionally, the learner will recognize the impact each control has over image quality and learn to optimize the image using these controls.

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  • Recognize the importance of image quality and the technological advantages for using 2D imaging controls.
  • Recognize how system controls impact image quality and diagnostic accuracy.
  • State the common applications of imaging controls for use to optimize the 2D image.
  • Demonstate the relationship between system controls and image optimization.

Target Audience

Physicians, mid-level providers, sonographers, or other medical professionals performing ultrasound.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Brian Schenker  MBA, RDMS, RVT

Program Coordinator.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty & Content Disclosures...
Faculty Disclosure
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of CME. Speakers will disclose any relevant commercial relationships prior to the start of the educational activity.

Content Validation
All presentations for this CME activity were reviewed and approved by members of the GUI CME Review Committee to determine content validity and to ensure that no conflicts of interest exist prior to the activity commencement or material compilation.

Disclosure of Individuals in Control of Content
In addition to the faculty listed the following individuals are recognized by GUI as being in control of content of this program:

James Mateer, MD, RDMS (Medical Director-planner, QI Task Force)
Medical Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Andreas Dewitz, MD, RDMS(Member of Advisory Board, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair of Ultrasound Education
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT (Program Director/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force)
Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Disclosure of Commercial Support
There was no commercial support involved in the planning, development/implementation of this activity.

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Accreditation Statement

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course also meets CME/CEU requirements for ARDMS. Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.

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