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Ultrasound Evaluation of Non-Atherosclerotic Carotid Abnormalities - Training Video

Ultrasound Evaluation of Non-Atherosclerotic Carotid Abnormalities

 

Ultrasound Evaluation of Non-Atherosclerotic Carotid Abnormalities

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Ultrasound Evaluation of Non-Atherosclerotic Carotid Abnormalities

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Overview

Ultrasound Evaluation of Non-Atherosclerotic Carotid Abnormalities Training Video will focus on a case-based approach using duplex ultrasound to evaluate the non-atherosclerotic carotid abnormalities. The cases will emphasize differentiating and documenting ultrasound findings associated with various abnormalities associated with intraluminal obstruction, structural wall integrity defects, extraluminal pathology and compression syndromes.

Date of Original Release: 5/21/2019
This edition valid for credit through: 5/21/2022
Video Length: 0:34:00

Product Codes
DVD: VL-NACA
ISBN: 978-1-945749-94-0
Online Video: OV-NACA

Topics

  • Intraluminal Obstruction: thromboembolism, dissection, fibromuscular dysplasia, vasculitis/arteritis, radiation fibrosis
  • Structural (wall) integrity defects: Aneurysmal disease; penetrating ulcers; arterio-venous fistulas; tortuosity/coiling
  • Extraluminal Factors/Other: carotid body tumor, jugular vein thrombosis, extrinsic compression syndromes, neck masses

Objectives

  • Identity ultrasound characteristics of thromboembolism, dissection, fibromuscular dysplasia, vasculitis, and radiation fibrosis.
  • State the diagnostic criteria associated with aneurysm, penetrating ulcers, and arterio-venous fistulas.
  • Recognize ultrasound findings associated with carotid body tumor, jugular vein thrombosis, and extrinsic compression syndromes .
  • Identify incidental neck masses commonly seen when performing a carotid duplex/color flow imaging examination.
  • Improve knowledge and competence to perform and/or interpret carotid duplex/color flow imaging examinations.

Audience

Physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting vascular ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to): vascular surgery, radiology, cardiology, internal medicine, neurology, primary care, and general surgery.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Phillip J Bendick  PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU

Vascular Consultant.
Vass, NC.

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


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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