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Duplex Ultrasound Assessment of the Mesenteric Circulation

    Overview

    CME Credit Information

    Credit Type
    AMA PRA Category 1 *
    Number of Credits
    3

    Course Objectives

    1. Define the normal and variant anatomy of the mesenteric circulation
    2. Relate the various etiologies associated with mesenteric ischemia
    3. Describe the technical components of the duplex ultrasound assessment of the mesenteric circulation
    4. List the current criteria used for duplex ultrasound diagnosis of chronic mesenteric ischemia

    Target Audience

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

    * AMA Category 1 credits are used by physicians and other groups like PAs and certain nurses.  Category 1 credits are accepted by the ARDMS, CCI and Sonography Canada.

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

    These credits are accepted by ARDMS/APCA, CCI, Sonography Canada and most other credentialing bodies.

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

    Estimated Time for Completion
    3 hours
    Date of Release
    Expiration Date

    Faculty

    Marsha M. Neumyer, BS, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU, FAIUM
    International Director
    Vascular Diagnostic Educational Services
    Vascular Resource Associates
    Harrisburg, PA USA

    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.

    Marsha Neumyer 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.

    "Very easy way to obtain high quality CME."

    Phillip J. O'Donnell MD, Winchester, Virginia