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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Imaging

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Overview / Abstract:

Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret upper and lower Peripheral Vascular ultrasound examinations.
Apply knowledge of the anatomy/physiology of the upper and lower extremity venous and arterial systems into the venous and arterial duplex and physiologic testing examinations.
Cite Doppler/color physics and be able to (sonographers) apply these principles to optimize system controls or (physicians) utilize this information for recognizing technical errors which may result in misdiagnosis.
Perform routine scan protocols, and document Doppler waveforms for lower extremity arterial and venous evaluations of the upper and lower extremity.
Differentiate normal/abnormal imaging, spectral Doppler and color characteristics for identifying arterial and venous disease.
State the indications and applications of indirect testing methods for lower arterial disease.
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.
State the role of ultrasound in the diagnosis and treatment of venous insufficiency.
Perform evaluation for venous insufficiency and patency of perforators for vein therapy treatment

Venous Anatomy, Scan Techniques & Normal Characteristics
Duplex / Color Evaluation of LE, UE DVT
Evaluation of Venous Insufficiency
Duplex / Color Evaluation for Venous Ablation Procedures
Types of Vein Ablation Procedures
Pre-Procedure Mapping
Post-procedure Mapping
LE Arterial Anatomy & Physiology
Clinical Exam & Indirect Testing
Direct Testing & Duplex Scanning
Live Demo: Arterial Duplex of Lower Arterial Disease


Oct 27, 2017


Clinical Laboratory CE, EMS / EMT / Paramedic CE, Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Radiology / RAD Tech CE


Live / Seminar, Online, Webinar / Webcast / Video



Credits / Hours

16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
Approved for 16 MOC point(s)
13.5 ASRT Category A Credit(s)



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Phillip J Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU
Rob Daigle, BA, RVT, FSVU, FSDMS

Keywords / Search Terms

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. cme, gulfcoast, ultrasound, education, sonography, Seminar CE CME Seminar CE CME

LIVE Activity Location Details

10-26-2017 - 10-27-2017

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

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