Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) Ultrasound Registry Review Course

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Location: St. Pete Beach, FL 

August 1-2, 2013
Pricing

Advanced Registration:
Sonographer: $1,395.00/ Physician: $1,495.00

Regular Registration:
Sonographer: $1,495.00/ Physician: $1,595.00

Late Registration:
Sonographer: $1,595.00/ Physician: $1,695.00

* See Pricing section for details

CREDITS

16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Code: RPVI-131


Participants :

Please call 1.727.363-4500
to register for this course.
Also as a Live Webinar

 

Topics & Objectives



  1. Upon completion of the program, the participant should be able to:
    1. Increase the participant’s knowledge to better interpret vascular
    2. ultrasound exams.
    3. Analyze Doppler/Color physics factors that affect optimal Doppler
    4. examinations and commonly seen Doppler/Color artifacts, which
    5. may affect diagnostic accuracy.
    6. Differentiate normal/abnormal imaging, spectral Doppler & Color
    7. Doppler findings seen with carotid and peripheral arterial and
    8. venous disease.
    9. List the role of indirect testing in the evaluation of lower extremity
    10. arterial/venous disease.
    11. Interpret complex carotid and peripheral vascular case studies in
    12. an interactive interpretation session format.
    13. Recognize the role of ultrasound for vascular intervention
    14. procedures.
    15. Outline ultrasound findings associated with aortic endograft leaks.
    16. Differentiate normal and abnormal spectral Doppler characteristics
    17. and diagnostic criteria associated with abdominal visceral evaluation
    18. and dialysis access graft evaluation.
    19. Cite the role of TCD vascular ultrasound and analysis of TCD
    20. exam findings.
    21. Identify areas of weakness to better prepare for the RPVI
    22. examination.

* Pricing
Target Audience
Any physician preparing to take the ARDMS RPVI examination and physicians who desire a comprehensive review of vascular ultrasound. The RPVI registry review course is also an effective for physicians or other medical professionals who need to fulfill vascular CME requirements. Sonographers and vascular technologists who desire a comprehensive review of vascular interpretation and/or need to fulfill CME credit requirements.
Course Instructors
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Rob Daigle, BA, RVT, FSVU, FSDMS
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Robert Atnip, MD, RVT, RPVI
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Marsha M. Neumyer, BS, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU, FAIUM
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 Subcommittee)
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 Subcommittee)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT
Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

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

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 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.
Lodging & Travel

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Lodging and Travel

Recommended Lodging

The following accommodations are suggested by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for their convenient locations and reputable service.

Special discounted room rates are available at most of the beach-front properties when booked through us. Call us at 1.800.619.1900 or 727.363.4500 to make reservations.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FL Sirata Beach Resort
Sirata Beach Resort

(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)
(Pink marker on map)
5300 Gulf Blvd.
380 newly decorated guestrooms and executive suites, all with coffee maker and mini refrigerator, pay movies, CD alarm clock radios, safes, daily newspaper, Wireless Internet access and complimentary fitness center. 13-tropical acres with 3 pools, whirlpools, two restaurants, two beach bars, lobby bar, concierge, business center, beach cabanas, water sports and miles of white sand beach.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FL The Guy Harvey Outpost a Tradewinds Beach Resort
Guy Harvey Outpost
(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)
(Black marker on map)
6000 Gulf Blvd.
159 newly renovated rooms & suites all with refrig/wetbar, coffeemaker. High speed internet, 2 heated pools, fitness center, patio restaurant and beach bar. Transportation suggested. [Check out The Tradewinds Beach Cam on Bay News 9]

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FL TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort
TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort

(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)
(Cyan marker on map)
5500 Gulf Blvd.
585 rooms & suites, all with refrig/wetbar, microwave, coffeemaker. Full service resort with high speed internet, 4 heated pools, tennis, fitness center, salon, watersports, kids programs, tropical waterways with paddleboats. Full array of fine & casual dining, beach bars, lounges.
[Check out the Tradwinds beach cam on bay 9]

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FL Plaza Beach Hotel - Beachfront Resort
Plaza Beach Hotel

(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)
(Green marker on map)
4506 Gulf Blvd.
Across the street from GUI. This 39 room boutique resort is directly on the beach. It is family owned and operated. Amenities include: All rooms have full kitchens, Large Heated Pool, High Speed Internet, Free WiFi, Mini-Golf. Clean and Quiet. Lower rates.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FLBay View Waterfront Resort
Bay View Waterfront Resort
(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)
4321 Gulf Blvd.
Small, family-owned boutique resort is in walking distance to GUI. This property is on the bayside waterway, not the beach. Full Kitchens, Private Balconies Available, Fishing Pier. Clean and Quiet. Can use all amenities of Plaza Beach Resort. Low rates.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FLBay Palms Waterfront Resort
Bay Palms Waterfront Resort
(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)
(Blue marker on map)
4237 Gulf Blvd.
Waterfront * Heated Pool * 1200sq ft Waterfront Pier * Full Kitchens * Suites * Great Fishing * Watch Manatees and Dolphins * Beach Access just across the street * Great Rates * Full Use of Bayview Plaza and Plaza Beach Resort. Low rates.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FLThe Kimpton Hotel Zamora
The Kimpton Hotel Zamora
(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)
(Purple marker on map)
3701 Gulf Blvd.
The first new boutique hotel to be built in St. Pete Beach in decades, The Kimpton Hotel Zamora is a white-washed Mediterranean palace that though breathtakingly modern feels anchored in a bygone era. Inspired by the architecture of its namesake Spanish province, the hotel's striking Romanesque façade is the framework for expansive luxury suites with balconies overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway and Gulf of Mexico, stylish dining and the laid-back leisure of Florida's fashionable Tampa Bay.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FLDon CeSar Beach House
Don CeSar Beach House
(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)
3860 Gulf Blvd.
70 new luxury 1 BR suites, all beach views. Full kitchen, refrig., microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Large heated pool, gas BBQ, snack bar/game room, small beach bar. (No restaurant) 3 night minimum.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FL Don CeSar Resort Hotel
Don CeSar Beach House
(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)
(Pink marker on map)
3400 Gulf Blvd.
277 rooms (std, junior, 1, and 2 bedroom suites available). 1920s elegant Spanish style landmark hotel. Full service resort incl. pool, tennis, watersports, 2 restaurants, bistro/nightclub, beach bar, 24-hour room service. Transportation suggested.

Additional Lodging:

There are also a number of other nice, smaller independent beachfront motel properties in the immediate area. Please contact Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for further information.

Visit the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce for more information.


Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is located on the beautiful gulf coast of Florida.

Meetings:

For your convenience, we can directly book your hotel or condominium lodging for you.

Special discounted room rates are available at most of the beach-front properties when booked through us. Although there are a number of other hotels in the area, we have personally inspected these sites and can recommend them. Please call us for advance availability and rates. Since we are located in a resort area, demand for rooms can be high during certain times of the year.

Please call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute to arrange your lodging, US toll free 1.800.619.1900. Outside the US, call 727.363.4500.

Airports

If you are flying in, we suggest making your airline destination to Tampa International Airport or St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport.

Coast-to-Coast... We're growing to serve YOU!

Due to the constant requests we receive to present our programs at additional locations around the country, we are excited to now offer customized ultrasound courses at your facility to fit your specific educational needs. We can also offer them at other quality strategic and resort-oriented locations as well. Call us or write us to inquire.

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