Continuing Medical Education

Pre-Certification For Vein Treatment

How long does it take your vein practice to get pre-certification? Take our poll (below). Pre-certification, also known as prior-authorization, is the process of getting approval from your health plan before you have any health procedures performed.  Getting pre-certification for vein… Read More ›

Role of The Vascular Technologist and Preliminary Reports

Role of The Vascular Technologist and Preliminary Reports.

Role of The Vascular Technologist and Preliminary Reports

Ultrasound is inherently technologist/Sonographer driven. The quality of the exam is dependent on the skill and knowledge of the Sonographer. If the vascular sonographer does not see or show a DVT most of the time the reading physician will miss… Read More ›

Ultrasound in Television and the Movies….What is The Worst You Have Seen?

  With the recent new of Juno star Ellen Page decision to come out of the closet actually just brought back the memories of the horrible portrayal of ultrasound in a movie Juno. The ultrasound tech is portrayed as a heartless picture taker…. Read More ›

Is your Facility Missing Deep Vein Thrombus 40% of the Time?

Deep vein thrombosis in the lower extremity occurs in the intramuscular veins approximately 40% of the time. Is your facility missing them? Modern venous ultrasound has been around for over 20 years.

Where to Go for Ultrasound CME’s?

The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) requires 30 continuing education credits (CME) every three years. Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) requires 36 credits every three years. There are several ways to get CME’s for free, and there are many… Read More ›