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Ultrasound Evaluation of Renal Artery Stenosis

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1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 12/10/2018
This edition valid for credit through: 12/10/2021
Video Length: 0:57:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-RAS2
DVD: VL-RAS2
ISBN: 978-1-945749-56-8


Ultrasound Evaluation of Renal Artery Stenosis

Ultrasound Evaluation of Renal Artery Stenosis training video is designed to provide an overview of duplex/color flow evaluation of renal artery stenosis using direct and indirect examination techniques.

  • Renal Anatomy & Vasculature
  • Scan Techniques-Direct and Indirect Approach
  • Normal and Abnormal Doppler/Color Flow Characteristics of the Renal Vasculature
  • Stents
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • Renal Cysts, Stones and Masses
  • Diagnostic Criteria for Diagnosing Renal Artery Stenosis

Topics

  • Renal Anatomy & Vasculature
  • Scan Techniques-Direct and Indirect Approach
  • Normal and Abnormal Doppler/Color Flow Characteristics of the Renal Vasculature
  • Stents
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • Renal Cysts, Stones and Masses
  • Diagnostic Criteria for Diagnosing Renal Artery Stenosis

Objectives

  • State the clinical indications for performing ultrasound evaluation of renal artery stenosis.
  • Recognize renal sonographic anatomy including common anomalies of the renal vascular system.
  • List examination protocols and scan techniques for successful Doppler evaluation of renal artery stenosis using the direct interrogation method.
  • Outline examination protocols and scan techniques for successful Doppler evaluation of renal artery stenosis using the indirect interrogation method.

Target Audience

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

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.

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 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 1.25 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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