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CME Credit Information

Credit Type:
* AMA PRA Category 1
Number of Credits:

Course Objectives of Transcranial Doppler

After completing this activity, the participant will:

  • Understand the basics of TCD technique
  • List the indications for TCD and describe the kind of information provided
  • Apply the use of TCD in clinical practice
Transcranial Doppler

Target Audience

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

Sonographers:  These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Sonography Canada, Cardiovascular Credentialing Internations (CCI) and most other organizations.

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
1 hour
Date of Release
Date of Most Recent Review
Jul 24, 2023
Expiration Date
Jul 23, 2026


Mark N. Rubin MD, RPNI, NVS Vascular Neurology
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Medical Director of Neurosonology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Knoxville, TN

Andrei V. Alexandrov MD, RVT, RPNI, NVS Vascular Neurology
Semmes-Murphey Professor and Chairman of Neurology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Knoxville, TN


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

Dr. Rubin discloses a consultant relationship with NovaSignal.

Dr. Alexandrov discloses a consultant relationship with NovaSignal.

No one at IAME who had control over the planning or content of this activity has relationships with commercial interests.