Ultrasound Evaluation of the Abdominal Aorta

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Description

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 2/8/2013
Reviewed for content accuracy: 1/21/2016
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 1/21/2019
Video Length: 00:41:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-AA2
DVD: VL-33-AA2
ISBN: 978-1-934864-68-5


Ultrasound Evaluation of the Abdominal Aorta

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Abdominal Aorta Training Video is designed for any physician, sonographer or other allied health professional performing and/or interpreting an ultrasound evaluation of the abdominal aorta.

  • Purpose of Abdominal Aorta Sonography
  • Primary Branches
  • Scan Techniques
  • Routine Protocols
  • Pathology

Topics

  • Purpose of Abdominal Aorta Sonography
  • Primary Branches
  • Scan Techniques
  • Routine Protocols
  • Pathology

Objectives

  • State the purpose for performing abdominal aorta sonography.
  • Identify the abdominal aorta and its primary branches.
  • Outline scan techniques and perform routine protocols to evaluate the abdominal aorta.
  • Recognize commonly seen abdominal aortic pathology.
  • Increase knowledge to perform and/or interpret abdominal aorta sonography.

Target Audience

Physicians, sonographers, and other medical professionals who are involved with performing and/or interpret either a focused or comprehensive abdominal aorta ultrasound exam. Physician participants may include (but not limited to) those involved with: cardiology, internal medicine, vascular/general surgery, primary care, emergency, hospitalists, and critical care

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Lori Green  BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

President, Program Director.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
Saint 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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