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ULTRA P.A.S.S. Vascular Technology Registry Review Workbook - 5th Edition

ULTRA P.A.S.S. Vascular Technology Registry Review Workbook - 5th Edition

 

ULTRA P.A.S.S. Vascular Technology Registry Review Workbook - 5th Edition

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ULTRA P.A.S.S. Vascular Technology Registry Review Workbook - 5th Edition

  • Comprehensive Review for the Vascular Ultrasound Registry
  • Written & Narrated Review of Current Vascular ARDMS Exam
  • Available in Both Print and Digital Format
  • Digital Format is PC and Mac Compatible
  • Now Featuring an Online Media Center
  • Self-Assessment Chapter Questions Included
  • CD Audio is Available Per Request with Phone Order (Only $10 Conversion Fee)
  • FREE: Acceptance to GCUS 90 Day Registry Review Challenge Group with Purchase.

Overview

ULTRA P.A.S.S. Vascular Technology Registry Review Workbook provides a comprehensive review for the ARDMS/APCA and CCI Vascular Ultrasound Registry Examinations. Consistent with the current content outlines, the ULTRA P.A.S.S. Vascular Technology Workbook (5th Edition) is available in both physical and digital formats that covers all of the material pertinent to the Vascular Technology board exams (RVT, RPVI & RVS).

This review workbook provides the content in both written and audio narrated formats and includes images and diagrams of normal and abnormal findings. Online access to assorted real-time video clips are also included. ULTRA P.A.S.S. Vascular Technology Registry Review Workbook is also a great comprehensive study guide and reference tool for future needs.

Date of Original Release: 9/30/2020

This edition valid for credit through: 9/30/2023

ISBN: 978-1-950973-65-1

Product Codes:

Workbook - PAU-OL7-VT3

ISBN: 978-1-950973-65-1

Digital Workbook - PAUE-OL7-VT3

Topics

  • Cerebrovascular/Transcranial
  • Peripheral Venous
  • Peripheral Arterial: Duplex/Color Flow Imaging and Indirect Testing Methods
  • Abdominal/Visceral Evaluation
  • Miscellaneous Conditions
  • Patient Care and Communication
  • Physics/Instrumentation and Quality Assurance

Objectives

  • Outline scan protocols and examination techniques for evaluating the cerebrovascular, peripheral vascular, and abdominal vascular systems.
  • Recognize pathology associated with cerebrovascular disease, peripheral venous/arterial, and abdominal vascular disease.
  • State indications for performing ultrasound evaluation of the vascular system.
  • Apply diagnostic criteria for evaluating vascular disorders associated with the cerebrovascular, peripheral vascular and abdominal vascular system.
  • State indications for performing ultrasound evaluation of miscellaneous conditions such as pseudoaneurysm, A-V Fistula, transplants, impotence etc.
  • Apply basic principles of spectral and color Doppler applications.
  • Outline quality assurance programs and responsibilities.
  • List acceptable methods of infection control and patient safety.
  • State policies associated with instrument maintenance and documentation of examination accuracy.
  • Integrate effective communication techniques with the patient and other healthcare providers.

Audience

Sonographers, Physicians, and other medical professionals preparing to take the ARDMS/APCA, and/or the CCI vascular ultrasound certification examinations. It is also beneficial for those who desire a review for vascular ultrasound protocols, diagnostic/ interpretation criteria. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to): general/vascular surgery, radiology, neurology, internal medicine, primary care, and cardiology.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Lori Green  BA, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

President, Program Director.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
Saint Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Mark Swanson  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

Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP (Co-Medical Director-planner & QI Task Force)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine &
Fellowship Director of Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound Fellowship Program
University of South Florida Medical School
Tampa, FL
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

Trisha Reo, AAS, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator-planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
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 17.00 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.

Resources

General Sonography Physics

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute presents 3 free tips to help you study for the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Exam.

Click to see video

Challenges Sonographers Face

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Program Director Theresa Jorgensen uses humor to take a look at the some of the typical challenges sonographers face while trying to take an accurate patient history.

Click to see video

36 YEARS

Serving the Medical Community

150,000+

Participants Trained

500,000+

CME Credits Awarded

6,000+

Courses Offered

CONFIDENCE, COMPETENCE, PROVEN RESULTS