This course focuses on the use of ultrasound imaging to evaluate the carotid artery’s tunica intima and media layers. It is designed to teach healthcare professionals how to assess the risk of cardiovascular diseases, including heart attacks and strokes, through Carotid Intima Media Thickness (CIMT) analysis. The course covers the importance of CIMT in assessing vascular age and risk factors, including aging, lifestyle choices, and genetic predispositions. Enroll now, or continue to read more about this course.
Key Features of CIMT Imaging Course:
Learn the significance of CIMT in predicting cardiovascular events and how it relates to various risk factors like hypertension, diabetes, and obesity.
Gain insights into selecting appropriate patients for CIMT imaging, focusing on those at intermediate risk of carotid vascular diseases.
Master the use of high-frequency linear array transducers for detailed imaging of the carotid artery, including techniques to overcome common challenges in imaging.
Earn ACCME Category 1 PRA Credit:
By completing this course, physicians and sonographers can earn 1 AMA PRA Category 1 ™ credit.
Learn to apply this knowledge in clinical settings, improving patient counseling and management strategies.