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Introduction to Transplant Sonography

Introduction to Transplant Sonography

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Product Details

2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 6/16/2014
This edition valid for credit through: 6/16/2020
Video Length: 01:28:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-ITS
DVD: VL-ITS
ISBN: 978-1-940954-13-4


Introduction to Transplant Sonography

Introduction to Transplant Sonography Training Video will cover the fundamentals of sonographic evaluation of kidney, liver and pancreatic transplants. Techniques and normal findings as well as commonly seen problems and their management will be presented.

  • All Training Videos are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
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  • All Training Videos are recorded in High Definition format and professionally edited.
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Topics

  • Indications for Organ Transplants
  • Scanning Techniques; Protocols for Evaluation of Renal, Liver, and Pancreatic Transplants
  • Sonographic Characteristics and Diagnostic Criteria for Evaluation of Transplant Dysfunction
  • Technological Advancements and Future Ultrasound Applications for Evaluation of Transplants

Objectives

  • State the history and recent advances in transplant surgery.
  • List the different surgical techniques used for organ transplants and the implications for findings during post-operative sonography.
  • Identify Doppler ultrasound findings in the normal transplant organ and state the implications of commonly seen abnormal findings.
  • Perform Imaging of the normal transplant organ and recognize common abnormal findings indicating possible transplant compromise.

Audience

Sonographers, physicians, and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting ultrasound evaluation of transplants. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) radiologists, vascular surgery, internal medicine, and gastroenterologists.

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.

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

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
Program Coordinator, 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 2.00 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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