Overview

By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to: 

  • Discuss lower extremity arterial anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology.  
  • Explain the common signs, symptoms, and etiology of lower extremity arterial disease.  
  • Identify various spectral waveforms.  
  • Recognize the common pitfalls encountered during a lower extremity arterial duplex examination.  
  • Describe the standard protocol for a lower extremity arterial segmental physiologic evaluation as defined in the SVU’s Vascular Technology Professional Performance Guidelines.

Details

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour

ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT - Technologists                   

CREDIT HOURS:  1                


Accreditation Information: 

Unless otherwise noted, this program will be ASRT-approved as a Category A program by the first start date. You must submit the required information by the deadline date to obtain continuing education credit. 

Target Audience

The course objectives specifically target ultrasound technologists, sonologists, vascular technologists, physicians, and nurses.