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OPTIONAL LUNCH & LEARN: Dialysis Access
Vascular Interpretation and RPVI Registry Review - Live Webinar is taught by leading vascular ultrasound experts that includes interactive case studies & mock exams with a 99% RPVI Board Exam Pass Rate. The Vascular Interpretation and RPVI Registry Review Live Webinar is designed for medical professionals to improve their vascular interpretation skills and/or prepare to take the Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) board examination. This vascular ultrasound live webinar includes lectures based on APCA content outlines, interactive case presentations, and mock examinations using an audience response system to improve diagnostic confidence and competence. All Vascular Interpretation and RPVI Registry Review Live Webinar participants have 5 Day Access to Online Registry Review Course.
Additionally, the GCUS Registry Review PASS Guarantee offers you access to the online course version of your registry review program for 90 days if you do not pass your registry exam after completing one of our review programs. Just send us a copy of your exam score (registry exam must be taken within six months of our review) and we’ll grant you a 90 day access to the online course version of the review.
Code: RPVI-201W ID: 4685
Event Day(s): February 10 - 11, 2020
Time(day 1): 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)
Overview of Abnormal Carotid Waveform - Characteristics & Diagnostic Criteria
Integration of Data: Study Interpretation & Reporting
Abnormalities of the Vertebrobasilar System & TCD
Interactive Carotid & TCD Cases
Abdominal Aorta and Aortic Endografts
Peripheral Arterial: Protocols & Methods of Evaluating Disease
Indirect Physiologic Studies (35 min)
Arterial Grafts & Intraoperative Duplex\
Arterial Assessment of Upper Extremities
Abdominal Visceral Duplex: Renal, Mesenteric and Hepatic
Peripheral Venous: Protocols& Methods to Detect DVT
Venous Insufficiency & Physiologic Testing
Venous Imaging of the Upper Extremity
Interactive Cases Peripheral Arterial and Venous
Quality Assurance, Safety & Bioeffects
Increase the participants’ knowledge and competence to perform and/or interpret vascular ultrasound examinations.
Analyze Doppler/color physics that affect optimal Doppler examinations and commonly seen Doppler/color artifacts, which may affect diagnostic accuracy.
Recognize normal/abnormal imaging, spectral Doppler and Color Doppler findings seen with carotid and peripheral arterial and venous disease.
Cite the role of indirect testing in the evaluation of lower extremity arterial disease.
Apply diagnostic criteria for evaluation of carotid, peripheral venous and arterial disease.
Interpret complex carotid and peripheral vascular case studies in an interactive interpretation session format.
Recognize ultrasound findings associated with aortic endograft leaks.
Differentiate normal and abnormal spectral Doppler characteristics associated with renal artery and dialysis access graft evaluations.
Integrate the key diagnostic elements into a structured report.
Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques and diagnostic criteria to improve diagnosis/treatment accuracy.
Any medical professional looking to enhance their vascular interpretation skills and physicians preparing to take the ARDMS RPVI examination. Vascular surgery, general surgery, cardiologists, internal medicine, neurologists, primary care, radiologists, PAs and nurse practitioners with a minimum of 6 months experience or those who have attended an introductory/intermediate level GUI program (or other similar program). Experienced sonographers may also attend. The RPVI registry review course is also effective for physicians or other medical professionals who need to fulfill vascular CME requirements.
Marsha M. Neumyer BS, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU, FAIUM
Intl' Dir. Vascular Diagnostic Educational Services & Vascular Resource Associates. Former Assistant Prof of Surgery & Dir. Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Hershey, PA, Ultrasound Consultant for Unetixs Vascular Inc. GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Robert Atnip MD, RVT, RPVI
Chief Vascular Surgery Section, Dept. of Surgery. Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. Professor of Surgery and Radiology. Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Hershey, PA. GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Faculty & Content Disclosures...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. adheres to ACCME EssentialAreas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of CME. Speakers will disclose any relevant commercial relationships prior to the start of the educational activity.
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
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 live activity for a maximum of 16.50 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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