Presented by Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
Target Audience: This enduring material is designed for the sonographers, physicians, or other medical professional that are performing vascular ultrasound. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to): radiology, general surgery, vascular surgery, internal medicine, family practice, and cardiology.
Educational Objectives: After viewing this video presentation the participant should be able to: Apply Doppler physics principles and cite the factors affecting the qualitative and quantitative assessment of blood flow.
Optimize system controls for accurate blood flow evaluation using spectral and color Doppler instrumentation.
List the advantages and disadvantages of pulsed wave and continuous wave Doppler instrumentation.
State the specific clinical applications for spectral, color and power Doppler instrumentation.
Identify commonly seen artifacts associated with spectral Doppler, color Doppler and Power Doppler techniques and instrumentation.
Release Date: 09/11/2015. Approved for credit through: 09/11/2018
2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits available. See CME INFORMATION link on Home Page.