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Buzzwords in Sonography

    Overview

    CME Credit Information

    Credit Type
    AMA PRA Category 1 *
    Number of Credits
    1

    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of this activity the participant will be able to:

    • Explain how coded excitation works and how it is applied.
    • Describe how harmonic imaging improves image quality.
    • Explain how 3D images are acquired.
    • Compare 2D and 3D imaging technology.
    • Describe how panoramic imaging and compound imaging are accomplished.
    • List ways that compound imaging improves images.
    • Define elastography and describe how it is accomplished.

    Target Audience

    Physicians, Sonographers and others who perform and/or interpret 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 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

    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
    approximately 1 hour
    Date of Release
    Date of Most Recent Review
    Expiration Date

    Faculty

    Frederick W. Kremkau, Ph.D.
    Professor and Director
    Program for Medical Ultrasound
    Center for Applied Learning
    School of Medicine
    Wake Forest University
    Winston-Salem, NC

    Disclosure

    In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, the author of this CME tutorial Is required to disclose any significant financial of other relationships they may have with commercial interests.

    Dr. Frederick W. Kremkau 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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