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.

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour
ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT – Category A          
CREDIT HOURS:  1

Target Audience

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

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