In Module 2 of the Cerebrovascular Review, Rita Shugart, RN, RVT, FSVU covers carotid duplex protocols and practical scanning tips. A review of carotid interpretation includes current diagnostic criteria, correlation criteria and techniques to identify conditions causing over and underestimation of carotid velocities. Rita also address miscellaneous pathology which may be encountered during a carotid duplex exam including subclavian steal, carotid dissection, carotid body tumor, fibromuscular dysplasia and neointimal hyperplasia. A segment on Transcranial Doppler and Imaging identifies intracranial anatomy, insonation windows, vessel depth, velocities, and direction of flow. This module concludes with a review of various correlation methods. Module length: Core concepts 1 hour 56 minutes plus 1 hour 26 minutes customized review.
This module is included in the complete Cerebrovascular Registry Review or can be purchased separately.
2 SVU CME