Echocardiography and Noninvasive Vascular Testing Lecture Series: The Use of Duplex Ultrasonography in the Creation and Maintenance of Hemodialysis Access

January 21, 2021

Evaluation of the patient with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) in preparation for the placement of a dialysis access is extremely important. Proper patient selection and preoperative diagnostic testing will materially enhance the opportunity to place the proper access type in the proper patient. 
This educational activity will discuss the clinical evaluation of a patient with CKD, noninvasive vessel mapping prior to the creation of the vascular access and postoperative surveillance and maintenance.  

Target Audience

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

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 the details of patient evaluation and selection for vascular access placement. 
  • Explain the components of preoperative diagnostic testing (vessel mapping) 
  • Recognize the criteria used to evaluate maturity of a vascular access to start the dialysis procedure. 
  • Describe the postoperative complications, diagnostic surveillance and interventions to maintain maturity.   
     

 

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 Bureau of Radiation Control
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
12/09/2020
Course expires: 
02/25/2021
Event starts: 
01/21/2021 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
01/21/2021 - 7:00pm
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United States

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

Muhammad Hasan, MBBCh, RPVI, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies. 
 
Howard E. Katzman, M.D.

Vascular Surgery and General Surgery
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Howard E. Katzman, M.D., Pending disclosures

 Ignacio Rua, M.D
Vascular Surgery and General Surgery
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Baptist Health South Florida

Ignacio Rua, M.D.., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

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.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit by the Florida Bureau of Radiation Control Provider #3201106. Course #24000252.

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 Bureau of Radiation Control
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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