Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation

Who Should Attend

This advanced course is designed for physicians and sonographers who have been practicing noninvasive vascular diagnosis. The course will assume that participants have an understanding of anatomy of the vascular system, principles of Doppler ultrasound and the basic principles of Doppler diagnosis.

For those with minimal or no prior experience with vascular technology, we recommend the Vascular Ultrasound-Core Course.

Click the date you would like to register for:

September 19-20, 2019

Program Coordinator:
Laurence Needleman, MD

Program Description

The course will begin with hemodynamics, pathophysiology, and state-of-the-art Doppler instrumentation.

The majority of the course will focus on interpretation of vascular studies and case analysis of cerebrovascular, peripheral arterial, peripheral venous and abdominal Doppler studies. The course will also include some of the more unusual findings in vascular disease. Informal question and answer sessions will be incorporated throughout the program to facilitate a high level interactivity between participants and faculty. Course participants are invited to bring their interesting or challenging cases.

Lecture Topics

  • Lower Extremity Venous: Acute
  • Chronic Venous Disease Interpretation
  • Case Review: Arteries and Physical Principles
  • Preoperative AVF Principles and Interpretation

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this two day course the participant should be able to:

  • Identify the key information required in a vascular study
  • Compose a report of a vascular study
  • Describe the components of a vascular report
  • Demonstrate improved case interpretation ability

CME Credits

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians.

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1™ credits.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Tuition Fee: $1,250

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel your registration, please notify us immediately in writing to Your registration payment, less an administrative fee of $100, is refundable if written notification is received 10 business days prior to the course. After that time, refunds are not possible, but your payment - less the administrative fee - may be transferred to a future course for use within one calendar year if a request is made in writing to A registrant may only transfer their registration a maximum of three times. We reserve the right to cancel this course at any time. We will contact you should cancellation be necessary. If you have any questions, please call the Ultrasound Education Office at 215-955-8533.