Echocardiography and Noninvasive Vascular Testing Lecture Series: Duplex Ultrasonography of the Carotid Bifurcation

February 17, 2021

This activity will identify that despite the abundance of the literature on the benefit of advanced noninvasive technologies in the assessment of cardiovascular risk, their role is still emerging.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, echocardiography and noninvasive vascular testing specialists, nurses, sonographers, pharmacists, respiratory therapists

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Sonographers and vascular technologists may use these credits to fulfill their ARDMS requirements. The ARDMS accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe atherosclerotic plaque on an ultrasound image.
  • Demonstrate spectral Doppler imaging criteria used in the classification of carotid artery stenosis.
  • Recognize limitations of duplex ultrasonography imaging.
  • Explain the need to correlate with other diagnostic modalities.
     

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
01/01/2021
Course expires: 
02/25/2021
Event starts: 
02/17/2021 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
02/17/2021 - 7:00pm
Rating: 
5
Live Webinar
United States

Constantino S. Peña, M.D.
Diagnostic Radiologist, Vascular & Interventional Radiologist
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute 
Baptist Health South Florida

 
Muhammad Hasan, MBBCh, RPVI, RVT, RDCS, RDMS
Cardiovascular Clinical Education and Credentialing 
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute 
Baptist Health South Florida

Constantino S. Peña, M.D., faculty of this educational event, is a consultant for Penumbra, Philips Healthcare and Avanos, and a member of the speakers’ bureau for Cook, Cordis, Shockwave and BD, and has indicated that this presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. 

Muhammad Hasan, MBBCh, RPVI, faculty of this educational event, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies. 
 

Planning Group Disclosures

Muhammad Hasan, MBBCh, RPVI, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).Planning Group Disclosures

Elliott J. Elias, M.D., disclosed that he is a member of the speakers bureau for Abbott Laboratories, and his participation will not include discussion of off-label or unapproved product usage.

Brian J. Schiro, M.D., disclosed that he receives grant/research support from Medtronic and the he is a member of the speaker’s bureau for Penumbra and Sirtex. Dr. Schiro has also disclosed that his lecture will include discussion of off-label or unapproved usage.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-716239, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists and Respiratory Therapists (personal growth). Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Sonographers and vascular technologists may use these credits to fulfill their ARDMS requirements. The ARDMS accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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