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Duplex Diagnosis of Lower Extremity Venous Thrombosis

Overview

CME Credit Information

Credit Type
SA-CME

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.

Number of Credits
1

Course Objectives

  • Understand technical aspects of duplex ultrasound for diagnosis of lower extremity venous thrombosis.
  • Understand imaging and location-specific features related to diagnosis of lower extremity venous thrombosis.

Target Audience

Physicians, sonographers and others who perform and/or interpret ultrasound.

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 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.

Estimated Time for Completion
Approximately 1 hour
Date of Release
Date of Most Recent Review
Expiration Date

Faculty

Nathan Liang MD
Division of Vascular Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

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.

Nathan Liang MD 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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