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Fundamentals for Interpreting Noninvasive Vascular Testing, Part 2 (Category A version)

This is a category “A” course, for Radiologic Techologists, and your profile doesn’t indicate you’re an R.T.
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    CME Credit Information

    Credit Type
    Category A *
    Number of Credits

    Course Objectives

    After participating in Fundamentals of Non-Invasive Vascular Testing, Part 2 the participant will: 

    1.      Identify the three basic types of duplex ultrasound transducers used for vascular testing

    2.      Describe images according to imaging plane and anatomic location

    3.      Interpret set-up of Doppler color bar and spectral grid

    4.      Assess normal flow direction based on image and Doppler orientation

    5.      Employ proper angle correction during exams

    Target Audience

    Radiologic Technologists

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


    This course qualifies for 2 Category A credits and is accepted by the ARRT. The Reference Number and Expiration Date will appear on your certificate.

    These credits are also accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).  Please check with other credentialing organizations for information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity.

    Date of Release
    Expiration Date


    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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