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Ultrasound Evaluation of the Aorta - CME Vital

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Aorta

 

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Aorta

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Aorta

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Overview

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Aorta CME Vital reviews the anatomy and physiology of the aorta for point of care ultrasound applications. Additionally, exam indications and techniques are discussed.

Date of Original Release: 1/10/2017
This edition valid for credit through: 1/10/2020

  1 year/365 days of Unlimited Access from date of purchase. Expires on 5/21/2020 if purchased today.
Code: VIT-AA
ID: 2644

Topics

  • Aorta Artery Anatomy
  • Vascular Frame
  • Exam Indications
  • Scanning Techniques/Views
  • Common Aortic Abnormalities

Objectives

  • Recognize normal aorta anatomy and sonographic signatures.
  • Cite indications for focused aorta examinations.
  • Demonstrate the sonographic technique and protocol for performing a focused aorta examination.
  • Cite sonographic criteria for an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Price

Registration: $25.00

Group pricing available – Please Call (727)363-4500 for details.

Audience

Physicians, nurse practitioners, PAs, sonographers, or other medical professionals performing focused aorta examinations. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to): emergency medicine, vascular surgeons, critical care, hospitalists, internal medicine, and primary care physicians.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Brian Schenker  MBA, RDMS, RVT

Program Coordinator.
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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