Time: July 20, 2015 at 8am to July 25, 2015 at 5pm
Location: Advanced Health Education Center
Street: 8502 Tybor Dr
City/Town: Houston TX 77074
Website or Map: https://store.aheconline.com/…
Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Larry Carney
Latest Activity: Nov 24, 2014
Register early and save! Please register early and reserve your place by providing payment to avoid an additional $25 fee required for registrations given within two (2) weeks of the course.
Vascular ultrasound has progressed over the years to become much more than a screening tool. From its early beginnings of grainy black and white two dimensional images, to the addition of Doppler and color flow, it has become the modality of choice for early detection of peripheral arterial, cerebrovascular, and venous disease. For the detection of DVT and venous reflux, duplex testing is now the gold standard other modalities are compared to. Accurate diagnostic testing of the vascular system requires a comprehensive understanding of anatomy and hemodynamics as well as the various pathological conditions that can present. Multiple variables such as cardiac output, dehydration, and infection can all have an impact on the vascular system. This seminar provides an overview of physics and instrumentation, anatomy and hemodynamics, and diagnostic criteria suitable for anyone from an experienced sonographer to the beginner. For the physician wanting a more thorough understanding of the capabilities and potential of the vascular lab, along with interpretative criteria, our extensive library of case studies will prove invaluable. Our scan lab and state of the art equipment, along with our low student instructor ratios allow you plenty of time to perfect your protocol, and acquire the scanning experience necessary to perform diagnostic vascular exams.
Breakdown of Days:
*For more information, visit the individual course page. Each section of this course can be taken individually.
Physicians who desire entry level training with vascular ultrasound, and sonographers or other health care professionals learning vascular ultrasound or cross training.
Faculty: Terry J. Zwakenberg, BS, RVT, RDCS
Dates/Location: All in Houston, Texas
Hours: 8am – 5pm