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Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound

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$380.00 (12 months access)
9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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Date of Original Release: 8/29/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 8/29/2019
Product Code: OC-TCD161



Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound

Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Online Course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction and review of Transcranial Doppler ultrasound. This enduring material is designed to provide a comprehensive review of how to perform and/or interpret TCD and TCI examinations. This program will explore neuro-anatomy, Doppler waveform characteristics (normal/abnormal), scan techniques, diagnostic criteria, protocols specific to TCD/TCI exams, and clinical applications for TCD/TCI which are taught in accordance with AIUM and IAC guidelines. Enrollment is valid for 12 months (365 days) and begins the moment the participant is enrolled. Extend your online course access another 3 months with the addition of an onsite hands-on workshop or registration for a regularly scheduled GCUS scan workshop.

  • Doppler Physics and Color Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Clinical Applications for Transcranial Doppler

Topics

  • Doppler Physics and Color Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Clinical Applications for Transcranial Doppler

Objectives

  • Increase participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret TCD/TCI examinations.
  • Demonstrate standard scan techniques for performing a TCD and TCI exam.
  • Recognize normal and abnormal intracranial Doppler spectral waveform characteristics.
  • Apply diagnostic criteria for TCD/TCI interpretation.
  • State the clinical applications and limitations of TCD/TCI examinations.
  • Increase knowledge and confidence to integrate the skills learned in a clinical setting.

Target Audience

Sonographers, physicians, nurse practitioners, PA's or other medical professional performing and/or interpreting Transcranial Doppler ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) neurology, vascular surgery, and radiology.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Donalee Davis  CNRN

Clinical Vascular Specialist, Carefusion.
Lower Burrell, PA.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Lori Green  BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

President, Program Director.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
Saint 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
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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Accreditation Statement

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 9.00 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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