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Ultrasound Evaluation of Intima-Media Thickness

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1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 6/26/2015
Reviewed for content accuracy: 6/26/2018
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 6/26/2019
Video Length: 00:48:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-IMT2
DVD: VL-IMT2
ISBN: 978-1-940954-58-5


Ultrasound Evaluation of Intima-Media Thickness

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

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

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.
  • Measure the Intima-Media Thickness in individual patients accurately and reproducibly.
  • Apply the Intima-Media Thickness measurement to planning appropriate management of cardiovascular risk factors.
  • Increase knowledge to begin integrating the skills learned into clinical practice.

Target Audience

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

Course Instructors

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
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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