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Sonographic Evaluation of the Hepatoportal System (Category A version)

This is a category “A” course, for Radiologic Techologists, and your profile doesn’t indicate you’re an R.T.
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    Overview

    CME Credit Information

    Credit Type
    Category A *
    Number of Credits
    2

    Course Objectives

    1. Describe the vascular anatomy of the liver and common anatomic variations.
    2. Discuss the most common hepatoportal disorders and the associated alterations in blood flow.
    3. Define the systematic sonographic evaluation of a patient with suspected hepatoportal disease.
    4. Relate the most commonly encountered portosystemic collateral pathways in patients with portal hypertension.
    5. Describe sonographic features of TIPS dysfunction.

    Target Audience

    Radiologic technologists

    * Meets the criteria for ARRT Category A credits for radiologic technologists.  Physicians should not use these courses.

    Accreditation

    This course qualifies for 2 Category A credits and is accepted by the ARRT. The Reference Number and Expiration Date will appear on your certificate.
     
    These credits are also accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).  

    Estimated Time for Completion
    2 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.

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