Sonography in the Intervention Room [CME] (CONG2017-21C)

This activity includes the following:

The C5 and C6 Patient - Does this Change the US Exam? Considerations During Treatment
  Courtney Pustay, RPhS, RVS

From Ultrasound Report to Treatment Plan
  Kathleen Gibson, MD

From Reflux to Treatment - When NOT to Treat
  Lowell Kabnick, MD, FACPh, FACS, RPhS

The Role of the Sonographer in Endovenous Thermal Ablation
  Marresa Houle, RVT, RDMS, BS

The Role of the Sonographer in Truncal Chemical Ablation
  Steve Bernhardt, RPhS, RVT, RDMS

Follow-Up US: Occluded Vein and Rule Out EHIT? Is That All We Should Be Looking For?
  William Schroedter, RPhS, RVT, FSVU

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Target Audience

The primary target audience includes physicians, physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners, ultrasound technologists, nurses, allied health and all other healthcare professionals currently or planning to care for patients with venous disease. Specialists focusing on phlebology, cardiology, general surgery, vascular surgery, interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, dermatology, dermatologic surgery, internal medicine, family practice, plastic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, vascular medicine, and emergency medicine are invited to enhance their knowledge and skills specific to the treatment of venous and lymphatic disease.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • use selective testing modalities to diagnose chronic and accute venous disease and insufficiency of the abdomen, pelvis, and extremities or other venous pathology including deep vein thrombosis and vascular malformations.
  • discuss techniques for utlrasound evaluation of venous ulcers.
  • describe and demonstrate the various techniques for treating venous disease.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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Course expires: 
NameRoleCommercial InterestType of Relationship
Steve Bernhardt, RPhS, RVT, RDMSSpeakerNonen/a
Kathleen Gibson, MDSpeaker

1. Medtronic

2. BTG

3. Angiodynamics

4. Bayer

5. Bristol Myers Squibb

6. Vascular Solutions

1. Consultant; Research Support

2. Consultant

3. Research Support

4. Research Support

5. Speaker's Bureau

6. Speaker

Marresa Houle, RVT, RDMS, BSModerator; SpeakerNonen/a
Lowell Kabnick, MD, FACPh, FACS, RPhSSpeaker


2. BTG

3. Amsel

4. Veniti

5. Vascular Insights

6. AngioDynamics

1. Consultant

2. Consultant

3. Stock Options

4. Stock Options

5. Stock Options

6. Royalties

Margaret Mann, MDContent Reviewer

1. Merz

2. Sciton

1. Consultant

2. Research Grant

Stephen H. Moss, BA, CHCPStaffNonen/a
Courtney Pustay, RPhS, RVSSpeakerNonen/a
William Schroedter, RPhS, RVT, FSVUPlanner; Speaker; Content ReviewerNonen/a



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The American College of Phlebology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Phlebology designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


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