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Fundamentals for Interpreting Noninvasive Vascular Testing Part 1 (Category A version)


CME Credit Information

Credit Type
Category A

Meets the criteria for ARRT Category A credits for radiologic technologists.  Physicians should not use these courses.

Number of Credits

Course Objectives

After participating in Fundamentals of Non-Invasive Vascular Testing, Part 1 the participant will:

1.      Recognize imaging and non-imaging components of noninvasive vascular testing

2.      Differentiate types of waveforms presented for interpretation

3.      Critically assess image and waveform data for quality duplex studies

4.      Identify  normal and abnormal findings

5.      Interpret data to create a meaningful report

6.      Review and assess case studies

Target Audience

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


This course qualifies for Category A credits and is accepted by the ARRT. The Reference Number and Expiration Date will appear on your certificate.

For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board or other credentialing organization.


Patricia (Tish) Poe, BA RVT FSVU
Vascular Laboratory Educator and Consultant
Athens, GA


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.

Patricia Poe 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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