Overview

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

  • Discuss anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the renal and mesenteric arterial systems. 
  • Explain the common signs, symptoms, and etiology of arterial disease during a renal or mesenteric ultrasound evaluation. 
  • Describe various spectral waveforms demonstrated during a renal or mesenteric ultrasound examination. 
  • Recognize the common pitfalls encountered during a renal or mesenteric ultrasound examination. 
  • Describe the standard protocol for a renal or mesenteric arterial examination as defined in the Society for Vascular Ultrasound’s "Professional Performance Guidelines."
COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour
ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT - Category A+
CREDIT HOURS:  1

Target Audience

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