CME Credit Information

Number of Credits: 2 CME Credits

Credit Type:

SA CME

Course Objectives

At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:

• Describe the normal anatomical features of the great saphenous vein, small saphenous vein, cephalic vein and basilic vein.
• Identify pathology observed within the superficial veins
• Describe the basic techniques of venous mapping
• Identify limitations encountered during vein mapping
• Describe diagnostic ultrasound criteria utilized in venous mapping

 

Faculty

Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD RVT RDMS
Clinical Associate
Professor of Radiology, Albany Medical College, Albany NY
Technical Director,
North Country Vascular Diagnostics, Inc, Altamont NY

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 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity qualifies as SA-CME credits for those physicians who must complete Self Assessment Modules in fulfillment of their specialty board credentialing.

These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).


For further 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 vascular ultrasound.

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 2 hours
Date of Release and Review: November 21, 2016
Expiration Date: November 20, 2019

Disclosure

In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, all individuals in control of the content of this CME tutorial are required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with commercial interests.


Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD RVT RDMS discloses no such relationships exist.


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