Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Doppler Physics and Color Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Clinical Applications for Transcranial Doppler<

Date of Original Release: 8/29/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 8/29/2019

Price:  $370.00 (12 months access)
Code: OC-TCD161
9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

 

Details

This course is presented in 6 modules and includes recommended reading assignments, online video lectures, case presentations, and post-activity quizzes.

Modules:

  1. Doppler and Color Fundamentals: Vascular Ultrasound
  2. Introduction to Transcranial Doppler ultrasound 
    Neuro-anatomy, Examination Techniques. Flow Characteristics & Velocity ranges
  3. Clinical Applications for TCD: Part I - 
    Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Vasospasm, Aneurysm rupture, Neuro-intervention, and Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  4. Clinical Applications for TCD: Part II - 
    Traumatic Head Injury, Cerebral Circulatory Arrest, and Microemboli
  5. Clinical Applications for TCD: Part III - 
    Cerebrovascular Disease, Stenosis, and Collateral Competency
  6. Clinical Applications for TCD: Part IV - 
    Sickle Cell Disease, Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), Billing & Reimbursement, and Case Studies
Topics & Objectives
Topics:
  • Doppler Physics and Color Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Clinical Applications for Transcranial Doppler

Target Audience
Sonographers, physicians, nurse practitioners, PA's or other medical professional performing and/or interpreting Transcranial Doppler ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) neurology, vascular surgery, and radiology.
Course Instructors

Donalee Davis

CNRN

Clinical Vascular Specialist, Carefusion, Lower Burrell, PA
No relevant financial relationship(s) exist.

Lori Green

BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

President, Program Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc., Saint Petersburg, FL
No relevant financial relationship(s) exist.

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 9.00 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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