Basics of Ultrasound (CCPN2015-10)

This quiz accompanies the American College of Phlebology's Core Curriculum for Phlebology Nurses chapter 10, "Basics of Ultrasound." Allied healthcare practitioners who have reviewed chapter 10 are encouraged to take the following quiz to gauge their knowledge and competence related to the content presented.

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Learning Objectives

As a result of reviewing the ACP's Core Curriculum for Phlebology Nurses chapter 10, "Basics of Ultrasound," learners will be able to:

  1. Describe the basic physical principles of ultrasound
  2. Review the indications for venous duplex ultrasound before, during, and after treatment for chronic venous insufficiency
  3. Decribe how venous duplex ultrasound is used to evaluate venous anatomy, patency and reflux
  4. Discuss existing practice guidelines, appropriate credentialing for sonographers, and patient safety considerations
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Elizabeth Coll, DNP, APN, RVT - Author

Michelle McEvoy, MSN/Ed, RN - Author

Carl Black, MD - Content Reviewer


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