Ultrasound Evaluation for Calf Vein Imaging

Ultrasound Evaluation for Calf Vein Imaging

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1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 5/24/2013
Reviewed for content accuracy: 5/5/2016
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 5/24/2019
Video Length: 00:48:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-CVI
ISBN: 978-1-934864-74-6

Ultrasound Evaluation for Calf Vein Imaging

Ultrasound Evaluation for Calf Vein Imaging Training Video is designed to emphasize the importance of incorporating the evaluation of the calf veins when performing a lower extremity venous duplex/color flow examination. Calf vein anatomy, scan techniques, normal ultrasound characteristics, diagnostic criteria for acute DVT and various clinical case studies are presented.

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  • Perform & Interpret Calf Vein Ultrasounds
  • Deep Veins
  • Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Scan Protocols
  • Acute Calf Vein DVT


  • Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret ultrasound evaluation of the calf veins.
  • Identify the deep veins in the calf.
  • Perform standard duplex/color flow imaging scan protocols for evaluation of calf vein DVT.
  • Recognize ultrasound characteristics associated with acute calf vein DVT.
  • List risk factors and treatment options associated with deep vein thrombosis.

Target Audience

This enduring material is designed for the sonographers, physicians, or other medical professional performing vascular duplex/color ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) internal medicine, primary care, radiology, and vascular/general surgery.

Course Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Brian Stull  RDMS, RVT

Rex Hospital,
Raleigh, North Carolina

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 1.00 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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