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

  • Discuss upper extremity anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology.
  • Explain the common signs, symptoms, and etiology of upper extremity venous disease.
  • Identify various spectral waveforms encountered in an upper extremity venous examination.
  • Recognize the common pitfalls encountered during an upper extremity venous examination.
  • Describe the standard protocol for an upper extremity venous examination as defined in the SVU’s
    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 cardiac and vascular sonographers who want to review the basics in cardiovascular imaging using ultrasound. All other medical professionals who would like to increase their knowledge on this topic may also benefit.