Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, TCD, and Surveillance for Vasospasm - CME Vital

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, TCD, and Surveillance for Vasospasm


Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, TCD, and Surveillance for Vasospasm

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, TCD, and Surveillance for Vasospasm

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, TCD, and Surveillance for Vasospasm CME Vital provides an overview of the use of ultrasound for evaluation of subarachnoid hemorrhage and surveillance of vasospasm. The etiology and categorization of stroke, treatment of subarachnoid hemorrhage, and vasospasm after SAH are included. In addition, an overview of the TCD techniques for vasospasm surveillance are reviewed.

Date of Original Release: 3/1/2022

This edition valid for credit through: 3/1/2025

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  • Etiology of Stroke and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
  • Initial Treatment of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (Coiling, Clot Removal)
  • Vasospasm after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • TCD Technique with Vasospasm Surveillance
  • TCD Diagnostic Criteria for Grading Vasospasm of the Intracranial Arteries
  • Early TCD Warning Signs of Poor Prognosis Without Life-Saving Intervention


  • Define stroke or CVA and list the three major categories of CVAs.
  • Outline initial treatment of subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Define vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage and outline the progression of vasospasm
  • State the role of TCD to evaluate vasospasm.
  • List the techniques/protocols associated with TCD surveillance of vasospasm
  • Outline TCD criteria for grading vasospasm in the intracranial arteries.


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Sonographers, physicians, and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting TCD examinations. Physician participants may include neurology, radiology, and vascular surgery.


GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Shannon York  BS, RVT, RDCS

Owner and Trainer
SKY Vascular Consulting
Columbia, SC
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
Milwaukee, WI
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP (Co-Medical Director-planner & QI Task Force)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine &
Fellowship Director of Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound Fellowship Program
University of South Florida Medical School
Tampa, FL
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, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Trisha Reo, AAS, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator-planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
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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