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Ultrasound Assessment of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness - CME Vital

Ultrasound Assessment of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness

 

Ultrasound Assessment of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness

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Ultrasound Assessment of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness

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Overview

Ultrasound Assessment of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness CME Vital demonstrates the role of ultrasound in the assessment of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness.

Date of Original Release: 4/6/2018
This edition valid for credit through: 4/6/2021

  1 year/365 days of Unlimited Access from date of purchase. Expires on 5/24/2020 if purchased today.
Code: VIT-IMT
ID: 3848

Topics

  • Extracranial Cerebrovascular Anatomy
  • Risk Factors for Increased Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
  • CIMT Measurement Technique and Location
  • Intima–Media Thickness Standardized Measurements

Objectives

  • Recall the extracranial cerebrovascular anatomy.
  • State the risk factors for increased carotid intima-media thickness.
  • Identify the location of the CCA where the IMT measurements are best obtained.
  • Recognize the Standardized Measurements typical values associated with a moderate risk and high risk.

Price

Registration: $25.00

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Audience

Sonographers, physicians, nurse practitioners, PAs, or other medical professionals performing and/or interpreting carotid sonography. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to): primary care, internal medicine, radiology, and vascular surgery.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Mark Swanson  RT, RDMS, RVT

Clinical Instructor.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL.
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.

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

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
Program Coordinator, 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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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 enduring material 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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