Ultrasound Evaluation of the Upper Extremity Venous System

  • Upper Extremity Venous Anatomy
  • Upper Extremity Venous Physiology
  • Clinical History and Symptoms
  • Vascular Hemodynamics
  • Normal/Abnormal Venous Imaging
  • Duplex/Color Characteristics
  • Case Studies
  • Date of Original Release: 5/5/2016
    This edition valid for credit through: 5/5/2019

    Video Length: 0:41:00
    1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    Product Codes:
    Online Video - OV-UEV
    DVD - VL-UEV
    ISBN: 978-1-940954-86-8

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    Topics & Objectives

    Topics:

    • Upper Extremity Venous Anatomy 
    • Upper Extremity Venous Physiology
    • Clinical History and Symptoms
    • Vascular Hemodynamics
    • Normal/Abnormal Venous Imaging
    • Duplex/Color Characteristics
    • Case Studies

    Objectives

    Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to:

    Upon completion of this enduring material , you should be able to accomplish the following:

    • Evaluate and identify upper extremity venous anatomy
    • State normal and abnormal venous Doppler characteristics
    • Implement routine scan protocols for performing an upper extremity venous evaluation
    • Recognize normal vs. abnormal venous Doppler characteristics
    • Recognize and differentiate characteristics of acute vs. chronic DVT
    Target Audience
    Sonographers physicians and other medical professional performing and/or interpreting vascular ultrasound. Participants may include, but are not limited to, those working in Radiology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Primary Care, Critical Care, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, and Emergency medicine.
    Course Instructors

    Rob Daigle

    BA, RVT, FSVU, FSDMS

    Ultrasound Consultant, Littleton, CO,
    Commercial Relationships to disclose:,
    President & Owner- Summer Publishing,
    Consultant for Biosound Esaote
    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
    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)
    President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
    No relevant financial relationships to disclose

    Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force)
    Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
    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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    Continuing Education Credits
    The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education(ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 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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