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 and pulse volume recordings encountered in a lower extremity segmental physiologic examination.   
  • Recognize the common pitfalls encountered during a lower extremity arterial physiologic segmental examination.
  • Describe the standard protocol for a lower extremity arterial segmental physiologic evaluation as defined in the Society for Vascular Ultrasound’s "Vascular Technology Professional Performance Guidelines."


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 target audience is ultrasound technologists, sonologists, vascular technologists, physicians, and nurses. All other technologists practicing in this field may also benefit.