Time: August 1, 2013 at 6pm to August 3, 2013 at 7pm
Location: Advanced Health Education Center
Street: 8502 Tybor Drive
Website or Map: http://www.aheconline.com/
Event Type: ultrasound, course
Organized By: Larry Carney
Latest Activity: Jul 25, 2012
This three-day “How-To” course will provide you with a basic, practical understanding of carotid ultrasound. The physics and instrumentation of carotid scanning, to include the spectral analysis and correlation is covered for obtaining quantitative information. The hemodynamics of the cerebrovascular system are explained as they relate to the Doppler procedure. You will learn to measure Intimal Medial Thickness (IMT) of the inner two layers of the carotid artery and it’s correlation to coronary artery disease. The use of color and the normal versus abnormal characteristics are discussed.