Cleveland Clinic Intensive Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation Review & Registry Preparation 2018

Cleveland Clinic Intensive Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation Review & Registry Preparation 2018

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    Physics, Physiology, and Instrumentation I

    • Ultrasound Basics (Ultrasound Principles, B-mode, Spectral (CW/PW)/Color/Power Doppler, and Doppler Principle) 

    Extracranial Cerebrovascular Testing

    • Basics of the Carotid Duplex Examination and Criteria for Diagnosis of Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis 
    • Evaluation Following Stents and Endarterectomy, Interpretive Pitfalls 
    • Aortic Arch Vessel and Vertebral Artery Findings, Subclavian Steal 
    • Interactive Case Review: Carotid, Vertebral, and Subclavian Arteries 
    • Question and Answer Session 

    Peripheral Arterial Testing

    • Lower Extremity Arterial Physiological Testing 
    • Lower Extremity Arterial Duplex (Native Arteries, Bypass Grafts, and Stents) 
    • Upper Extremity Testing (Arterial Duplex and Physiologic Testing) 
    • Interactive Case Review: Physiologic Testing + Duplex of Native Arteries
    • Interactive Case Review: Duplex Assessment of Arterial Bypass Grafts and Stents 
    • Question and Answer Session 

    Abdominal Duplex I

    • Renal (Native and Transplant) Duplex Ultrasound, Renal Stents 
    • Mesenteric Artery Duplex Ultrasound, Mesenteric Stents
    • Assessment of the Aorta and Aortic Endografts 

    Abdominal Duplex II

    • Hepatoportal Duplex and Hepatic Transplant Assessment 
    • Interactive Interpretive Case Review: Renal and Mesenteric Ultrasound, AAA, and Endoleaks
    • Question and Answer Session
    • Mock RPVI Examination Questions: Session I 

    Physics, Physiology, and Instrumentation II

    • Essential Physical Principles for the Registry Examination (Doppler Equation Redux, Pouiselle’s Law) 

    Venous Duplex and Physiological Testing

    • Venous Duplex for Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis (upper and lower extremity) 
    • Venous Duplex for Assessment of Venous Valvular Incompetency, Mapping for EVLT RF Ablation, Assessing for EHIT 
    • Key Non-Vascular Incidental Findings Every Reader Should Know 
    • Interactive Interpretive Case Review: Venous Testing (Thrombosis, Incompetency, and Other) 
    • Question and Answer Session 

    Physics, Physiology, and Instrumentation III

    • Transducer Selection, Image Optimization, Spectral and Color Doppler and B-Mode Artifacts 
    • Interactive Review: Essentials of Accreditation, Quality Improvement, Safety/Bioeffects, and Test Validation 
    • Physics, Technology, and Instrumentation Mock Examination Boot Camp 
    • Question and Answer Session 

    Advanced and Specialized Scanning Protocols

    • Arterial Access Complications (Pseudoaneurysm, Arteriovenous Fistula, Dissection, Closure Device Issues) 
    • Dialysis Access Mapping and Post Procedure Scanning – Just the Essentials 
    • Transcranial Doppler – Just the Essentials 
    • Interactive Case Review: TCD, Access Complications, and Dialysis Access -
    • Mock RPVI Examination Questions: Session II