CME Credit Information

Number of Credits: 1 CME Credit

Credit Type:

AMA CAT. 1

Course Objectives

Understand the pathophysiology and necessary anatomy of mesenteric ischemia.
How to properly perform a complete arterial duplex of the mesenteric vessels.
Understand how to properly interpret arterial duplex of the mesentery.

Faculty

Andrew Leake, MD
Vascular Surgery Resident
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
200 Lothrop Street, Suite A-1017
Pittsburgh, PA

Steven A. Leers MD, RVT
Associate Professor of Surgery
Medical Director, UPMC Vascular Laboratories
UPMC Division of Vascular Surgery
5200 Centre Avenue, Suite 307
Pittsburgh, PA

Accreditation

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).

For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board or other credentialing organization.

Target Audience

Physicians, sonographers and others who perform and/or interpret ultrasound.

System Requirements

In order to complete this program you must have a computer with a recent browser version. You must also have the capability to display and print PDF files in order to view and print out your certificate. (Note: Your CME certificate is stored in your account and is available at any time.)

For any questions or problems concerning this program or for problems related to the printing of the certificate, please contact IAME at 802-824-4433 or info@iame.com.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity during the valid credit period. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.

Follow these steps to earn CME credit:

  • Read the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
  • Study the educational content online or printed out.
  • Take the CME quiz. Choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score of 70%. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.

Your CME credits will be archived in the account you create and can be accessed at any time.


Estimated Time for Completion: approximately 1 hour
Date of Release and Review: September 24, 2015
Expiration Date: September 23, 2018

Disclosure

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.

Drs Andrew Leake and Steven A. Leers disclose no such relationships exist.

No one at IAME who had control over the planning or content of this activity has relationships with commercial interests.