Ultrasound Hands-on Workshop
Saturday, April 22, 2023
Chicago, IL

Improve your Venous Ultrasound practice with hands-on experience. Our expert faculty will guide attendees through the key principles of venous ultrasound and assist with scanning live patients. 

Who is this course for?

  • Ultrasonographers
  • Physicians

Providers, sonographers and allied healthcare profesisonals who desire to learn or improve their understanding of venous ultrasound physics and instrumentation, venous lower extremity ultrasound evaluation and mapping for vein ablation procedures.

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Course Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity individuals will be able to:

  • Recognize anatomy, physiology and a pathophysiology of the deep and superficial venous systems:
    • Deep vein thrombosis, superficial thrombophlebitis, deep and superficial venous insufficiency
    • Typical and unusaul presentations of venous hemodynamics
  • Recognize roles of b-mode, color, and spectral Doppler ultrasound in making the diagnosis of DVT, DVI, SVT and SVI.
  • Perform an all-inclusive lower extremity venous examination, using proper technique and protocol on patients with common and complicated venous disorders.
  • Document all pertinent findings and suspected pathology and create a comprehensive and precise venous mapping.
  • Recognize the main pitfalls in venous extremity ultrasound and apply the technical and clinical pearls and tips.

Course Chair

Aleata Rigsby BS, RVT, RPhS


Allied Health Member $375
Allied Health Non-member $525
Physician Member $600
Physician Non-member $750

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Hotel Information

Sheraton Suites Chicago O'Hare

6501 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018
A block of rooms has been reserved for April 27, 2023 to May 1, 2023. The special room rate of $129++ per night will be available until March 26, 2023 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Credit Designation Statement

The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) designates this live activity for 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Nurses & Nurse Practitioners
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME for re-licensure and recertification requirements.

The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers® (ARDMS®) and Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME toward credential renewal for Registered Phlebology Sonographers (RPhS) and Registered Vascular Specialists (RVS).

Physician Assistants
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME for re-licensure and recertification requirements.

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