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Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound

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1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 5/31/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 5/31/2019
Video Length: 1:05:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-ITCD2
DVD: VL-ITCD2
ISBN: 978-1-940954-90-5


Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound

Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound Training Video is designed to provide an introduction and overview to Transcranial Doppler ultrasound. The presentation also contains video case studies, TCD/TCI examination protocols and techniques. Neuro-anatomy, examination windows, scan techniques, normal waveform characteristics and velocities are discussed.

  • TCD Neuro-Anatomy Techniques
  • TCD Examination Techniques
  • Normal Flow Characteristics and Velocity Ranges
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Vasospasm, Aneurysm Rupture
  • Neuro Intervention AVM, Traumatic Head Injury, Cerebral Circulatory Arrest, and Microemboli
  • TCD/Cerebrovascular Disease, Sickle Cell Disease, and PFO

Topics

  • TCD Neuro-Anatomy Techniques
  • TCD Examination Techniques
  • Normal Flow Characteristics and Velocity Ranges
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Vasospasm, Aneurysm Rupture
  • Neuro Intervention AVM, Traumatic Head Injury, Cerebral Circulatory Arrest, and Microemboli
  • TCD/Cerebrovascular Disease, Sickle Cell Disease, and PFO

Objectives

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of intracranial anatomy and physiology.
  • Outline proper techniques for the performance of TCD and TCI examinations.
  • Identify normal waveform characteristics and apply diagnostic criteria.
  • State the clinical usefulness and limitations of TCD and TCI techniques.

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, critical care and radiology.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Donalee Davis  CNRN

Clinical Vascular Specialist, Carefusion.
Lower Burrell, PA.
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 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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