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Ultrasound Evaluation of Intima-Media Thickness - Training Video

Ultrasound Evaluation of Intima-Media Thickness

 

Ultrasound Evaluation of Intima-Media Thickness

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Ultrasound Evaluation of Intima-Media Thickness

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Overview

Ultrasound Evaluation of Intima-Media Thickness Training Video is designed to discuss the importance of performing IMT examinations, how to perform IMT measurements. How to apply the information obtained for effective management of patients who are at risk for cardiovascular disease is also covered.

Date of Original Release: 2/26/2019
This edition valid for credit through: 2/26/2022
Video Length: 00:43:00

Product Codes
DVD: VL-IMT3
ISBN: 978-1-945749-77-3
Online Video: OV-IMT3

Topics

  • What is Intima Media Thickness?
  • Why is IMT Important?
  • How to Perform IMT Measurements
  • How to Apply IMT Measurements in the Clinical Setting

Objectives

  • Select appropriate patients for intima-media-thickness measurements.
  • Accurately measure the intima-media-thickness.
  • Apply the intima-media-thickness measurement to plan appropriate management of cardiovascular risk factors.
  • Increase knowledge to begin integrating the skills learned into clinical practice.

Audience

Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who will be involved with performing and/or interpreting cerebrovascular duplex/color flow imaging examinations. Physicians may include (but is not limited to) radiology, general surgery, vascular surgery, neurologists, cardiology, internal medicine, and primary care.

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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