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Pacific Vascular Institute for Continuing Medical Education

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Pacific Vascular Institute for Continuing Medical Education (PVICME)
11714 North Creek Pkwy N
Suite 100
Bothell, WA. 98011
Phone: (425) 398-7772
Fax: (425) 486-8976

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Physician Interpretation Course


COURSE DESCRIPTION
Designed to assist physicians in gaining interpretation experience, this two-day workshop focuses on the major vascular ultrasound examinations to meet accreditation requirements. Day one concentrates on carotid duplex interpretation with additional tips on dictating vascular reports. Day two focuses on duplex interpretation of peripheral arterial, peripheral venous and renal artery exams. Skills are developed through actual case studies and interpretation simulation. The course covers both basic and advanced concepts.

Day 1:
» 8:00AM - Noon
» Break
» 1:00PM - 3:00PM
» 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Day 2:
» 8:00AM - 10:00AM
» 10:00AM - Noon
» Break
» 1:00PM - 3:00PM
» 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Cerebrovascular Duplex Interpretation
(lunch provided)
Carotid Duplex Case Study Review
How to Dictate a Vascular Report


Lower Extremity Arterial Duplex Interpretation
Lower Extremity Venous Duplex Interpretation
(lunch provided)
Renal Artery Assessment and Interpretation Review
Physician-led Case Study Session

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Students who successfully complete the course will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of cerebrovascular, venous, arterial and abdominal vasculature anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology.
  • Understand the proper techniques for the performance of vascular testing and potential pitfalls that may interfere with the interpretation.
  • Recognize normal and abnormal Doppler spectral waveforms.
  • Understand typical case studies in each area of vascular testing and develop the interpretation skills to generate a formal report specific to each area of testing.

FACULTY
Edwin Brockenbrough, MD, Associate Physician, Pacific Vascular Inc.
Terence Quigley, MD, Associate Physician, Pacific Vascular Inc.
Anne Heneberry, BS, RVT, Instructor, Pacific Vascular, Inc.
Terri Golliver, BS, RVT, Instructor, Pacific Vascular Inc.
Lana Obie, BS, RVT, Instructor, Pacific Vascular Inc.
Norma J. Vandenberghe, RN, RVT

ACCREDITATION
Pacific Vascular Institute for Continuing Medical Education (PVICME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PVICME takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. PVICME designates this educational activity for a maximum of 14 Category I credits toward the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

2012 COURSE DATES
October 26 -27

TUITION
Carotid Interpretation & How to Dictate a Report, Day 1 - $550.00
Arterial/Venous/Renal Interpretation, Day 2 - $550.00
Complete 2 day series - $925.00


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