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Getting Started in Vascular Ultrasound

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Getting Started in Vascular Ultrasound

Time: January 23, 2010 at 8am to January 24, 2010 at 4:15pm
Location: Marina Village Conference Center
Street: 1936 Quivira Way
City/Town: San Diego, California 92109
Website or Map: http://store.aheconline.com/D…
Phone: 1-800-239-1361
Event Type: continuing, education
Organized By: Advanced Health Education Center
Latest Activity: Dec 21, 2009

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Event Description

Registered Vascular Technologists (RVTs) are in demand! Reimbursement for vascular studies in many states requires a Registered Vascular Technologist be involved in the study. Accreditation in vascular sonography reflects the importance of the knowledge, skills, and experience of the technologist and physician performing and interpreting vascular studies. These real time images of the circulatory system help the ultrasound practitioner monitor the blood flow to organs and tissues throughout the body. Come and discover the techniques used for ultrasound and color Doppler to visualize venous and arterial tissue structures. Learn how to optimize major Doppler controls to improve the images acquired. Understanding how to examine blood vessels using the Doppler phenomenon to study the speed and volume of blood flow is the first step towards acquiring your RVT. This is the course for you if you are getting ready to take your registry or are getting started or cross training into vascular ultrasound.

Course Topics

• Principles of Vascular Imaging
• Vessel Anatomy & Hemodynamics
• Spectral Doppler and Color Doppler physics
• Color and Spectral correlation
• Optimizing Spectral Doppler
• Optimizing Color Doppler
• Carotid Artery Doppler
• Venous Doppler studies
• Arterial Doppler studies

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