Vascular Ultrasound: An Intensive Review
15 SA CME Credits

Vascular Ultrasound: An Intensive Review
15 SA CME Credits

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You can now purchase Dr. Pellerito and Polak's latest vascular ultrasound DVD and bundle in their internationally renowned text book for just $99 more.

Overview

Vascular Ultrasound: An Intensive Review is a 15 hour program conducted by Dr. Joseph Polak and Dr. John Pellerito. It is designed to cover all the important areas of vascular ultrasound evaluation - carotid, peripheral and abdominal applications - with lectures and extensive case-based illustrations. This is the third edition of our most popular DVD course!

Your package includes the program, reproduced from high resolution masters, the program syllabus in electronic form and CME certification for 1 user. Your colleagues may purchase Additional User Packages if they would like to obtain their own CME. The syllabus is also available in hard copy.

Vascular Ultrasound: An Intensive Review is also an excellent way to help prepare for the RPVI and RVT exams.

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When you order the DVD you can also get Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography, Dr. Pellerito and Polak's internationally known textbook, for only $99 more. (The textbook normally sells for $129.) Just check off the DVD/book combo in your cart.

Sorry, we are unable to sell the book by itself. This offer only applies to a combined purchase of the complete DVD set and the textbook.

Accreditation

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 credits©. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

These credits are accepted by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), and they fully satisfy the CME requirement for Vascular Lab Accreditation.

Release Date: June 1, 2014
Date of Most Recent Review: October 11, 2016
Expiration Date: May 31, 2020

This activity has been registered to grant ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC credit.

Objectives

At the end of this educational activity the participant will be able to:

• Improve the recognition of uncommon vascular pathologies
• Understand the pathology of peripheral arterial and venous diseases
• Determine the need to apply Doppler and Color Doppler Imaging in the abdomen
• Apply Doppler Ultrasound specific protocols and diagnostic criteria
• Improve patient outcomes through vascular ultrasound practice
 

Faculty

Joseph F. Polak MD, MPH
Professor of Radiology
Tufts University School of Medicine
Vice-Chair of Business Development
Tufts Medical Center
Chief of Radiology
Lemuel Shattuck Hospital
Boston, MA

John S. Pellerito, MD, FACR, FSRU, FAIUM
Associate Chairman, Strategic Planning and Technology
Chief, Division of Ultrasound, CT, MRI
Director, Peripheral Vascular Laboratory
Department of Radiology
North Shore University Hospital
Associate Professor of Radiology
Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine
Manhasset, NY

Table of Contents

DVD 1

Doppler Instrumentation and Waveform Analysis
Carotid Artery Pathophysiology
The Carotid Examination: What's Needed, What's Not
Hemodynamics: Distinguishing Normal from Abnormal
Interpreting the Carotid Examination

DVD 2

Carotid IMT: What's Needed
Carotids: Diagnostic Criteria and Case Review
Carotids: Beyond the Basics and Case Review
Carotid Interventions: Value of Doppler Ultrasound
The Difficult Carotid Exam: Case Review

DVD 3

Doppler Ultrasound and the Value of MRA and CTA
Carotid Case Review and Discussion
Venous Ultrasound: Protocols and Integration into Clinical Practice
Ultrasound Approach to the Upper Extremity Veins
Uses of Venous Ultrasound in Chronic Venous Insufficiency

DVD 4

Venous Ultrasound: Case Review and Discussion
Peripheral Arterial Evaluation
Ultrasound Guided Thrombin Injection of PseudoAneurysms
The Abdominal Aorta: Aneurysms and Interventions
Doppler Evaluation of Renal Artery Stenosis

DVD 5

Correlative Imaging: Lower Extremity Arterial Disease
Peripheral Interventions and Surveillance
The Mesenteric Arteries: Pathology and Doppler Imaging
Venous and Arterial Disease: Case Review and Discussion