CME Credit Information
* AMA PRA Category 1™
Number of Credits:
After completing this activity, the participant will:
- Describe the vascular anatomy of the liver and common anatomic variations.
- Discuss the most common hepatoportal disorders and the associated alterations in blood flow.
- Define the systematic sonographic evaluation of a patient with suspected hepatoportal disease.
- Relate the most commonly encountered portosystemic collateral pathways in patients with portal hypertension.
- Describe sonographic features of TIPS dysfunction.
- Physicians, sonographers, and others who perform and/or interpret ultrasound.
* AMA PRA 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.
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.
Marsha M. Neumyer, BS, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU, FAIUM
Vascular Diagnostic Educational Services
Vascular Resource Associates
Harrisburg, PA USA
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.