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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging

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Overview / Abstract:

Objectives
Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging ultrasound examinations.
Apply knowledge of the anatomy/physiology of the cerebrovascular system into the Carotid Duplex examination.
Cite Doppler/color physics principles and be able to (sonographers) apply these principles to optimize system controls or (physicians) utilize this information for identifying technical errors which may result in misdiagnosis.
Perform routine scan protocols and Doppler calculations in a complete carotid duplex/color examination.
Differentiate normal/abnormal spectral Doppler/color characteristics.
List methods for obtaining quantitative information and state the diagnostic relevance of each measurement.
Characterize plaque morphology and other pathology associated with cerebral vascular disease.
Perform Intima-Media Thickness measurements and state the clinical significance as a screening method for cardiovascular disease.
Integrate the information to include and prepare a structured report for a carotid ultrasound examination.
Apply diagnostic criteria for accurate interpretation of carotid duplex/color flow examinations

Topics
Doppler & Color Fundamentals
Carotid Anatomy & Physiology
Normal Spectral Analysis
Carotid Scan Protocol
Disease Progression & Stenosis Assessment
Carotid Imaging Pitfalls
Interactive Case Studies
Evaluation & Measurement of Intima-Media Thickness
Carotid Abnormalities
How to Structure a Report

Expiration

Oct 25, 2017

Discipline(s)

Education (Higher Ed) , EMS / EMT / Paramedic CE, Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Radiology / RAD Tech CE

Format

Live / Seminar, Online, Webinar / Webcast / Video

Cost

$1,875.00

Credits / Hours

24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
Approved for 24 MOC point(s)
22.5 ASRT Category A Credit(s)

Accreditation

ACCME

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

William B. Schroedter, BS, RVT, FSVU
Phillip J Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU
Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT
Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RV

Keywords / Search Terms

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LIVE Activity Location Details

Date(s)
10-23-2017 - 10-25-2017

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Inc.
4615 Gulf Blvd. Suite 205
St Pete Beach, FL   33706
United States of America

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