Types of Testing Options Based on History and Exam with Panel Discussion (USRR2012-04)
This activity will provide an intermediate overview of a types of testing options for venous diseases based on patient history and exam. This session will also include a panel discussion with pre-recorded audience questions. The intent of this activity is to improve the learners' competency and/or performance through this overview of types of testing options for venous diseases based on patient history and exam.
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The content of this activity is designed to meet the needs of the following target audience: phlebologists, general surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, vascular medicine practitioners, dermatologists, dermatologic surgeons, family practice and internal medicine practitioners, plastic surgeons, obstetricians and gynecologists, cardiologists, and any other healthcare professional currently or planning on treating patients with venous disease.
As a result of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Differentiate patients showing signs of arterial disease or venous disease based on patient clinical presentation and history.
- Take a relevant history to differentiate clinical symptoms.
- Choose the most appropriate test, or tests, to assess for the most clinically relevant vascular disease after determining if the patient has symptoms of either arterial disease or venous disease.
|NAME||ROLE||COMMERCIAL INTEREST||TYPE OF RELATIONSHIP|
|Stephen Daugherty, MD, FACS, FACPh, RVT, RPhS||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Heather Durband, BS||Staff||None||n/a|
|Paula Heggerick, BS, RVT, RDMS, RPhS,|
|Sanjoy Kundu, MD, FSIR, FASA, DABR, FCIRSE||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Margaret Mann, MD||Content Reviewer||Varithena||Consultant|
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Review & Recertification
This course was reviewed and recertified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM in March 2015 and March 2017.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 Attendance