Vascular Ultrasound

Series Summary

Will Pull from updated CME Activity Application

Module Goal

To provide basic instruction for performing a lower extremity (LE) vascular ultrasound exam to screen for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and to assess for abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Target Audience

Providers in any practice setting looking to incorporate point of care ultrasound into patient care in any acute care setting (Physicians, NP, PA, RN, trainees).

Module Learning Objectives
  1. List the indications for performing a lower extremity vascular ultrasound examination for deep vein thrombosis
  2. Summarize the strengths and limitations of a compression-only DVT scan
  3. Describe the optimal machine settings, probe selection, and probe orientation for obtaining adequate images
  4. Identify anatomic branch points most susceptible to DVT formation
  5. Recognize ultrasound findings consistent with the presence of DVT
  6. Describe the limitations and pitfalls of the compression-only LE DVT scan
  7. Identify normal anatomy of the abdominal aorta
  8. Recognize findings of abdominal aortic aneurysm
Accreditation Statement

The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement Designation

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of XX AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: WILL BE ADDED THE DAY OF LAUNCH

Expiration Date: WILL BE ADDED THE DATE OF LAUNCH

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, SHM requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. SHM resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. All relevant financial relationships shall be disclosed to participants prior to the start of the activity.

Furthermore, SHM seeks to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing medical education (CME) activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. SHM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities that promote improvements in healthcare and not those of a commercial interest.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC Self Evaluation Points
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
03/31/2021
Course expires: 
07/31/2024
Your cost:
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Principles of Point-of-Care Ultrasound consists of ten interactive modules:

  1. Fundamentals of Ultrasound
  2. Lungs and Pluera Ultrasound
  3. Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
  4. Abdominal Ultrasound
  5. Vascular Ultrasound
  6. Procedural Ultrasound
  7. Skin and Soft Tissue Ultrasound
  8. Clinical Integration: Shortness of Breath
  9. Clinical Integration: Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
  10. Clinical Integration: Hypotension
Faculty & Disclosures

Information will be pulled from CME Activity Application and COI forms

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, SHM requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. SHM resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. All relevant financial relationships shall be disclosed to participants prior to the start of the activity.

Furthermore, SHM seeks to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing medical education (CME) activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. SHM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities that promote improvements in healthcare and not those of a commercial interest.

Accreditation Statement

The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement Designation

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of XX AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ABIM MOC Self Evaluation Points
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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