Number of Credits: 1 CME Credit
1. Understand AVF/AVG usage for hemodialysis access
2. Understand preoperative considerations for AVF planning
3. Understand evaluation of AVF/AVG in the immediate perioperative period
Nathan Liang MD, MS, RPVI
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).
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Physicians, sonographers and others who perform and/or interpret ultrasound.
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Estimated Time for Completion: approximately 1 hour
Date of Release and Review: June 8, 2018
Expiration Date: June 7, 2021
In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, the author of this CME tutorial is required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with commercial interests.
Dr. Liang discloses no such relationships exist.
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