Doppler and Color Flow Imaging: Fundamentals for Point-of-Care Applications - Online Video - Online Video

Doppler and Color Flow Imaging: Fundamentals for Point-of-Care Applications - Online Video


Doppler and Color Flow Imaging: Fundamentals for Point-of-Care Applications - Online Video

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Doppler and Color Flow Imaging: Fundamentals for Point-of-Care Applications - Online Video


This enduring material is designed to provide the basic fundamentals of Doppler and Color flow imaging for non-cardiac point of care applications. Indications, applications, system optimization, and commonly seen artifacts are discussed.

Date of Original Release: 3/31/2015
Reviewed for content accuracy: 3/31/2018
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 3/31/2021
Video Length: 0:52:00

Product Code: OV-DCFP


  • Topics:

    • Doppler Principles
    • The Doppler equation
    • Effects of Doppler angle
    • Doppler Instrumentation:  Pulsed wave, continuous wave, color Doppler and Power Doppler
    • Doppler applications in POC settings
    • Doppler/Color controls and how to optimize
    • Commonly seen Doppler and Color artifacts


    1. Define Doppler ultrasound and list the different types of instrumentation
    2. State the indications for integrating Doppler ultrasound for POC applications


This enduring material is designed for the sonographers, physicians, or other medical professional performing Doppler ultrasound in a POC setting. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) : Emergency medicine, hospitalists, internal medicine and primary care.


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
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

Disclosure of Commercial Support
There was no commercial support involved in the planning, development/implementation of this activity.

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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 internet activity enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 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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