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SVU On Demand 041922: Leg Edema, What the Sonographer Needs to Know

Program Overview:

This presentation will explore ways to improve patient outcomes using an ultrasound doppler workup, including follow up, to differentiate diagnosis of leg edema.

Upon completion of this course, attendees should be prepared to:

  • Discuss differential diagnosis of refractory leg edema patients
  • Explain the various diagnostic approaches including ultrasound doppler
  • Visualize and share the working relationship and value of teamwork in treating leg edema.

Release Date: 4/20/2022
Expiration Date: 3/31/2025
Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour

Presenter:
Anil Kumar, MD, MRCP, FACC, FSVM, DABVLM, RPVI, RPhS

Speaker Disclosure
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME, the speakers for this course have been asked to disclose to participants the existence of any financial interest and/or relationship(s) (e.g., paid speaker, employee, paid consultant on a board and/or committee for a commercial company) that would potentially affect the objectivity of his/her presentation or whose products or services may be mentioned during their presentation. The following disclosures were made:

Planning Committee Members:
•Laurie Lozanski, BS RVS RVT, Course Director – No Relevant Relationships
•Susan Tyler, CME Director, Academic – No Relevant Relationships
•Bruce Gebhardt, MD – University of Cincinnati Reviewer – No Relevant Relationships

Off-Label Disclosure Statement
Faculty members are required to inform the audience when they are discussing off-label, unapproved uses of devices and drugs. Physicians should consult full prescribing information before using any product mentioned during this educational activity.

Learner Assurance Statement
The University of Cincinnati is committed to resolving all conflicts of interest issues that could arise as a result of prospective faculty members' significant relationships with drug or device manufacturer(s). The University of Cincinnati is committed to retaining only those speakers with financial interests that can be reconciled with the goals and educational integrity of the CME activity.

Accreditation Statement for Jointly Sponsored Activity
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and Society for Vascular Ultrasound

The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclaimer Statement
The opinions expressed during the live activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Cincinnati. The information is presented for the purpose of advancing the attendees' professional development.