Private Hands-On Introduction to Peripheral Vascular Imaging
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Credits

Introduction to Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound - Online Course
11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Hands-On Workshop
7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Location

St. Petersburg, FL  

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Private Hands-On Introduction to Peripheral Vascular Imaging

Private Hands-On Introduction to Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Course is taught by leading vascular ultrasound experts and offers fifteen (15) months unlimited access to the online course, plus one (1) day (6 hours) [date of your choice] featuring a 1:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio at our facility in St. Petersburg, FL. The Private Hands On Introduction to Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Course is specifically designed for busy physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals taught in accordance with AIUM and IAC guidelines to increase diagnostic skills and scanning proficiency for interpreting upper & lower extremity peripheral arterial and venous ultrasound examinations. For the best ultrasound education experience, completion of the online course prior to hands on scanning is recommended.

  • Doppler and Color Fundamentals: Vascular Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Lower Extremity Venous System
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Venous Insufficiency and Preoperative Vascular Mapping
  • Upper Extremity Venous System
  • Lower Extremity Arterial System
  • Duplex Evaluation of Aneurysm/Pseudo-Aneurysm and Evaluation of Arterial Bypass Grafts
  • Upper Extremity Arterial System

Topics

  • Doppler and Color Fundamentals: Vascular Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Lower Extremity Venous System
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Venous Insufficiency and Preoperative Vascular Mapping
  • Upper Extremity Venous System
  • Lower Extremity Arterial System
  • Duplex Evaluation of Aneurysm/Pseudo-Aneurysm and Evaluation of Arterial Bypass Grafts
  • Upper Extremity Arterial System

Objectives

  • Increase the participants’ knowledge to better perform and/or interpret upper and lower Peripheral Vascular ultrasound examinations.
  • Apply knowledge of the anatomy/physiology of the upper & lower extremity venous and arterial systems into the venous & arterial duplex and physiologic testing examinations.
  • Perform routine scan protocols, and document Doppler waveforms for lower extremity arterial and venous evaluations of the upper and lower extremity.
  • Demonstrate vein mapping techniques to identify suitability as a potential arterial bypass graft.
  • Perform routine scan protocols and document Doppler waveforms for venous evaluation of the lower extremities, including pre and post vein ablation evaluation.
  • Perform evaluation for venous insufficiency and patency of perforators for vein therapy treatment.

Target Audience

Sonographers, physicians, physician assistants and other medical professionals learning how to perform and/or interpret peripheral vascular duplex/color flow examinations. Participants may include (but are not limited to) those involved with internal medicine, cardiology, radiology, neurology, general/vascular surgery, and primary care.

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.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Mark Swanson  RT, RDMS, RVT

Clinical Instructor.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Bonnie Starr  Senior Hands-On Clinical Instructor

Bonnie Starr, RDMS, RVT.
Senior Clinical Instructor.
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


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Continuing Education Credits

Introduction to Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound

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 11.00 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.

Hands-On Workshop

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 live activity for a maximum of 7.00 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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