Temporal Artery Doppler Ultrasound

Course Overview:

Temporal arteritis, a critical and emergent condition linked with polymyalgia rheumatica, presents unique diagnostic challenges in the medical field. Our comprehensive course is meticulously designed for medical professionals who aim to enhance their expertise in diagnosing and managing this serious giant cell arteritis through advanced Temporal Artery Doppler Ultrasound techniques. By diving deep into the anatomy, pathology, and ultrasound evaluation protocols of the superficial temporal artery (STA) and its branches, participants will gain invaluable insights into assessing the risk of severe complications, including blindness, associated with temporal arteritis. Enroll now, or continue to read more about this course.

Key Features of Temporal Artery Doppler Ultrasound Course:

  • Explore the comprehensive anatomy of the superficial temporal artery and its branches, including the crucial aspects of their course, caliber, and blood flow characteristics.
  • Learn the nuances of spectral Doppler waveform analysis and the significance of the “halo sign,” crucial for accurate diagnosis.
  • Apply provocative testing to the arteries and interpret the outcome of those provocative tests in diagnosing temporal arteritis.

Earn ACCME Category 1 PRA Credit:

By completing this course, physicians and sonographers can earn 1 AMA PRA Category 1 ™ credits.

Course Benefits:

  • Learn to apply this knowledge in clinical settings, improving patient counseling and management strategies.
  • Earn 1 AMA PRA Category 1 ™ credits.
  • Professional Development

Who Should Enroll:

  • Physicians.
  • ARDMS and APCA Sonographers.
  • Medical professionals who preform/interpret ultrasound.

Course Duration:

Flexible self-paced learning, allowing you to progress through the material at your convenience.

Enroll Now:

Embrace the opportunity to elevate your diagnostic skills and improve patient outcomes with our Temporal Artery Doppler Ultrasound course. Enroll now and be part of an elite group of medical professionals proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and patient-centered care.