Vascular Ultrasound

This one-day course is designed to assist sonographers in the development of vascular sonography skills or to strengthen existing skills. Each of the topics will be supported by theory and hands-on activities to strengthen scanning confidence.

Vascular Ultrasound - - Currently Fully Booked

To be put on the wait list if space becomes available, please email: richard.boothroyd@siemens-healthineers.com

This one-day course is designed to assist sonographers in the development of vascular sonography skills or to strengthen existing skills. Each of the topics will be supported by theory and hands-on activities to strengthen scanning confidence.

Upper Extremity Venous Sonography
At the end of this session, attendants will:

  • Be familiar with upper extremity venous anatomy and hemodynamics
  • Know about basic upper extremity venous scanning techniques
  • List some of the common pathologies affecting upper extremity veins

Liver Doppler and Portal Hypertension
At the end of this session, attendants will:

  • Be familiar with intrahepatic vessels and their hemodynamics
  • Know about basic liver Doppler scanning techniques
  • Understand portal hypertension
  • Recognize common sonographic features of portal hypertension

Renal Doppler
At the end of this session, attendants will:

  • Be familiar with renal vessels and their hemodynamics
  • Know about basic renal Doppler scanning techniques in both native and transplant kidneys
  • Understand renal artery stenosis
  • Recognize common sonographic features of renal artery stenosis in both native and transplant kidneys

Target Audience: Sonographers

CPD credits:1 5.25

Registration Fee: Complimentary
Limited space, registration is mandatory

Registration includes: Attendance to all sessions, breakfast, morning refreshment break and lunch.
Written acknowledgement of attendance including CPD credits.1

When: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Registration closes November 18

Where: Siemens Healthineers
               1577 North Service Road East
               Oakville, Ontario
               Canada L6H 0H6

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Facilitator: Leonardo Faundez, MA-Ed BSc DMS RDMS RVT CRGS CRVS

  • Owner/founder of Aprende Canada (www.aprendecanada.com), provider of sonography continuing education
  • Clinical Education Specialist at Exact Imaging
  • Sonographer at University Health Network,Toronto, Ontario

Program at-a-glance
8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.        Registration and Hospitality
8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.        Breakfast
8:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m.        Welcome, Introduction
8:45 a.m.–10:30 a.m.      Upper Extremity Venous Sonography: 45-minute presentation | Q&A, 1 hour hands-on
10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m.    Refreshment Break
10:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.    Liver Doppler and Portal Hypertension: 45-minute presentation | Q&A, 1 hour hands-on
12:30 p.m.–1:15 p.m.      Lunch
1:15 p.m.–3:00 p.m.        Renal Doppler: 45-minute presentation | Q&A, 1 hour hands-on
3:00 p.m.                           End of Workshop, Departure

 

1Educational Accreditation: Continuing professional development credits will be offered for select sessions. Credits are pending approval from accrediting organization.
Sessions and times are subject to change.