CME Credit Information
After completing this course, the participant should be able to:
1. Identify temporal artery anatomy, including the superficial artery, parietal branch, and frontal branch.
2. Identify sonographic pathology of temporal arteries.
3. Apply provocative testing to the arteries and interpret the outcome of those provocative tests in diagnosing temporal arteritis.
Physicians, sonographers and others who perform and/or interpret 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.
Sonographers: These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Sonography Canada, Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), and most other organizations.
For 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
Jason Cox, MD
Medical Director and Attending Musculoskeletal Radiologist
Ultrasound First, Creve Coeur Missouri
Program Director, Institute for Advanced Medical Education.
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.
Jason Cox, 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.