Ultrasound Hands-on Workshop
June 22, 2024
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.

This course is in-person only.

Saturday, June 22nd, 12PM – 4PM

Who is this course for?

  • Ultrasonographers
  • Physicians

Providers, sonographers and allied healthcare professionals 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 unusual 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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Course Location

National Press Building

529 14th St NW #1280, Washington, DC 20045
This event will be held at the Lincoln Conference Room at Kellen's office in the National Press Building. The AVLS has a special discounted rate at the JW Marriott Washington DC right next door. Use promo code: Kellen under the "Corporate Code" function.

Credit Designation Statement

The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) designates this live activity for 4 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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