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Clinical Approach to Vascular Ultrasound and RPVI Prep Course

Clinical Approach to Vascular Ultrasound and RPVI Prep Course

$995.00

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Overview

Vascular Surgery and Vascular Medicine CME from the Experts

With lectures developed by directors of vascular labs at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as esteemed faculty from Stanford University Hospital, University of Colorado, and Johns Hopkins, this online CME program thoroughly covers topics focused on vascular ultrasound interpretation.

Practical examples and case presentations establish a foundation in vascular lab while enhancing your ability to apply knowledge directly to patient situations. The Clinical Approach to Vascular Ultrasound and RPVI Prep Course is available whenever, wherever, so you can earn CME credits and be better prepared to:

  • Perform and interpret vascular laboratory studies
  • Sit for the Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) exam
  • Develop a vascular laboratory program at your home institution

Topics / Speakers

Understanding the Ultrasound Machine – Scott Manchester, BS, MS, RVT

Basics of Physics in Vascular Imaging – Traci B. Fox, EdD, RT(R), RDMS, RVT

Peripheral Arterial Studies in the Upper Extremity – Ido Weinberg, MD

Peripheral Arterial Studies - LOWER – Shipra Arya, MD

Extremity Case Studies, Pearls, Tricks, and Techniques – Jill Sommerset, RVT

Panel Discussion – Moderator - Anahita Dua, MD, MS, MBA; Faculty - Drs. Manchester, Sommerset, and Weinberg

The Role of the Vascular Laboratory in the Diagnosis of Renal and Mesenteric Artery Disease – Michael R. Jaff, DO, FACP, FACC

Carotid Duplex Ultrasonography – Michael R. Jaff, DO, FACP, FACC

Subclavian and Vertebral Ultrasonography – Umberto Campia, MD, MSc, FAHA, FACC, RPVI

Cerebrovascular Intracranial - Transcranial Doppler – Sarah LaRose Michaud, RVT

Rapid Review of High-Yield Pathologies for the RPVI – Alaska Pendleton, MD

Panel Discussion – Moderator - Anahita Dua, MD, MS, MBA; Faculty - Drs. Manchester, Root, and Seki-Sassaki

Extremity Bypass Graft Surveillance Using Ultrasound – Mark Conrad, MD

Endovascular Stent Graft Surveillance - Aortic – Jordan Stern, MD

Dialysis Access Surveillance and Case Presentations – Viviane Seki-Sassaki, MD, RVT, RDMS, RPVI

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access and Peripheral Interventions – Srini Tummala, MD

Panel Discussion – Moderator - Anahita Dua, MD, MS, MBA; Faculty - Drs. Manchester, Michaud, and Root

Venous Ultrasound 1 - Venous Insufficiency, Ultrasound in Office-Based Venous Procedures – Julianne Stoughton, MD

Venous Ultrasound 2 - Venous Thrombosis and Obstruction – Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, RDMS, FSVU

The Lower Extremity Venous Ultrasound Exam - A Practical Approach – Drena Root, RVT

Transcranial Doppler (TCD) Case Presentations – Scott Silverman, MD

Carotid Arterial Case Presentations – Glenn M. LaMuraglia, MD

Subclavian & Vertebral Arterial Case Presentations – Yongsheng Li, MD, RVT

Peripheral Artery and Bypass Graft Case Presentations – Caitlin Hicks, MD and Hiba Juboori, RVT

Aortic Graft Ultrasound Case Presentations – Jeniann A. Yi, MD, MS

How to Build a Vascular Ultrasound Lab Program - Medical Director Perspective – Michael R. Jaff, DO, FACP, FACC

How to Build a Vascular Ultrasound Lab Program - Technical Director Perspective – Drena Root, RVT

Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) Exam: Pearls to Passing – Gabriela Velazquez, MD, FACS, RPVI

Panel Discussion – Moderator - Anahita Dua, MD, MS, MBA; Faculty - Drs. Jaff, Kupinski, Manchester, and Root

Faculty

Course Director

Anahita Dua, MD, MS, MBA

Assistant Professor

Massachusetts General Hospital/
Harvard Medical School

Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Vascular Lab

Associate Director, Wound Care Program

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Co-Directors

Scott Manchester, BS, MS, RVT

Technical Director of MGH Vascular Lab

Boston, MA

Piotr Sobieszczyk, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Faculty

Shipra Arya, MD

Professor of Surgery

Stanford University Hospital

Stanford, CA

Umberto Campia, MD, MSc, FAHA, FACC, RPVI

Associate Physician

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston, MA

Mark Conrad, MD

Associate Professor

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Traci B. Fox, EdD, RT(R), RDMS, RVT

Associate Professor

Department of Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

Caitlin Hicks, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Division of Vascular Surgery

Department of Surgery

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD

Michael R. Jaff, DO, FACP, FACC

Chief Medical Officer and Vice-President of Clinical Affairs, Technology and Innovation

Boston Scientific Corporation

Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Hiba Juboori, RVT

Technical Director

Non-Invasive Vascular Lab

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD

Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, RDMS, FSVU

Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology

Albany Medical College

Altamont, NY

Glenn M. LaMuraglia, MD

Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Yongsheng Li, MD, RVT

Senior Vascular Lab Technologist

Harvard Medical School

Division of Vascular Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Sarah LaRose Michaud, RVT

Technical Director and Lab Manager

Cerebrovascular Laboratory

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston, MA

Alaska Pendleton, MD

Resident

Harvard Medical School

Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Drena Root, RVT

Technical Director

Vascular Laboratory

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Viviane Seki-Sassaki, MD, RVT, RDMS, RPVI

Vascular Sonographer

Division of Vascular Surgery

Stanford University Hospital

Stanford, CA

Scott Silverman, MD

Instructor of Neurology

Harvard Medical School

Assistant in Neurology

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Jill Sommerset, RVT

Director

PeaceHealth Thoracic and Vascular Surgery Vascular Lab

Vancouver, WA

Jordan Stern, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Surgery

Stanford University Hospital

Stanford, CA

Julianne Stoughton, MD

Associate Professor

Harvard Medical School

Medical Director of the Venous Program

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Srini Tummala, MD

Director

Vascular Services Department of Interventional Radiology

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Miami, FL

Gabriela Velazquez, MD, FACS, RPVI

Associate Professor

Director of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Fellowship Program

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Winston-Salem, NC

Ido Weinberg, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Medical Director, VASCORE

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Jeniann A. Yi, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Vascular Surgery

University of Colorado Anschutz School of Medicine

Aurora, CO

Accreditation

Accreditation

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Date of Original Release: June 25, 2021
Termination Date: June 24, 2024 (Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)
Estimated Time to Complete: 14.50 hours

 

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

ACGME Competencies

The course is designed to meet the following American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)/Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Educational (ACGME) competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
  • Systems-based Practice

Disclosure

Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Accreditation Criteria and Policies. It is HMS's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all financial relationships with ineligible entities so that HMS may identify and mitigate any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

 

Disclosure information for all individuals in control of the content of the activity is located on the disclosure statement.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate clinical interpretation of arterial and venous vascular noninvasive studies in the peripheral, cerebrovascular, and abdominal systems
  • Discuss the clinical application of velocity criteria for grading of stenosis in the vasculature including dialysis grafts, endovascular interventions in the aorta and peripheral system, and bypass grafts
  • Summarize basic ultrasound physics and ultrasound technology as it applies to vascular diagnostics
  • Review topics commonly found on the Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) exam
  • Develop and start a vascular laboratory program at their home institution

Intended Audience

This course is targeted to primary care physicians and specialty physicians. This course may also be of interest to ultrasound technologists, general and specialty surgeons, practitioners preparing for the RPVI, and practitioners who wish to start a vascular lab.

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Provider: Harvard Medical School

Course Director:
Anahita Dua, MD, MS, MBA
Assistant Professor
Massachusetts General Hospital/
Harvard Medical School
Director
Massachusetts General Hospital Vascular Lab
Associate Director
Wound Care Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Co-Directors:
Scott Manchester, BS, MS, RVT
Technical Director of MGH Vascular Lab
Boston, MA

Piotr Sobieszczyk, MD
Assistant Professor
Medicine Brigham and Women's Hospital
Instructor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Credits: Earn a maximum of 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

 

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