CME Credit Information
AMA Category 1 credits that also serve as Self Assessment Module (SAM) credits, as defined by the American Board of Radiology. Other specialists should consult their respective specialty board for applicability. SA-CME credits are accepted by the ARDMS, CCI and Sonography Canada.
After completing this activity the learner will:
- Describe spectral waveform changes associated with proximal and distal stenosis noted in carotid ultrasound exams.
- Accurately identify the cervical arteries
- Differentiate atherosclerotic carotid disease from non-atherosclerotic carotid artery pathologies
Physicians, sonographers, vascular technologists and others who perform and/or interpret vascular ultrasound.
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 further information on the applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board or other credentialing organization.
Faculty & Disclosure
Nathan L. Liang MD
Department of Vascular Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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 the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) or provider(s) of any commercial service(s) discussed in this program.
Dr. Liang discloses no relevant financial interests with commercial interests.
No one at IAME who had control over the planning or content of this activity has relationships with commercial interests.