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 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."

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.