RPhS Review Course
August 6-15
Virtual + Live Stream

The RPhS Review Course is a series of on-demand lectures and a live stream session that includes a mock exam and discussion. Improve your understanding of venous duplex ultrasound and the basics of lower extremity arterial disease, arterial testing, and indirect venous testing. Review the types of testing and treatment options for patients with venous disease, and distinguish treatment choices based on patient presentation. Compare venous ultrasonography with clinical anatomy and and understand how to maintain equipment information, facility, and safety in phlebology organizations. The RPhS Review Course will prepare you to perform the major duties and tasks as listed in the outline content of the CCI RPhS Examination outline.

Earn up to 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ if you complete the full course!

Who is this course for?

Course Objectives

  • Recognize anatomy, physiology and pathology of the deep and superficial venous systems
  • Describe the various techniques for treating venous disease and the associated role of duplex ultrasound
  • Compare venous disease classification tools such as CEAP and VCSS
  • Distinguish treatment choices based on patient presentation using classification tools such as CEAP and VCSS
  • Define the ultrasonographer's role in maintaining information, facility, and safety
  • Discuss the increasing importance of credentialing for health care professionals

Course Chair


Sara Skjonsberg BS, RVT, RPhS

Faculty


Linda Antonucci RVT, RPhS, RDCS
Marresa Houle BS, RVT, RPhS



Agenda

August 6 - 15 August 15

On-demand Live Stream

Venous Anatomy, Lower Extremity, Pelvis & Upper Extremity

Linda Antonucci, RPhS, RVT, RDCS

10:00 am - 11:00 am ET

Question & Answer Discussion from On-demand Lectures

Venous Thrombosis & Venous Hemodynamics

Marresa Houle, BS, RVT, RPhS

11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

Mock RPhS Exam with answer discussion

Patient History and Physical Examination, including CEAP and VCSS

Linda Antonucci, RPhS, RVT, RDCS

Ultrasound Physics & Principles

Marresa Houle, BS, RVT, RPhS

Spotting Arterial Disease in the Vein Clinic, Performing the ABI

Sara Skjonsberg, BS, RVT, RPhS

Indirect Testing - Venous

Marresa Houle, BS, RVT, RPhS

Performance of a Lower Extremity Venous Duplex Examination - Thrombosis and Reflux

Marresa Houle, BS, RVT, RPhS

Performance of Pelvic Venous Examination

Sara Skjonsberg, BS, RVT, RDCS

Upper Extremity Venous Disease

Sara Skjonsberg, BS, RVT, RDCS

Non-Surgical Management of CVI, Lymphedema & Phlebolyphedema

Linda Antonucci, RPhS, RVt, RDCS

Treatment Options for Chronic Venous Disease

Sara Skjonsberg, BS, RVT, RPhS

Pre, During & Post Intervention Ultrasound

Linda Antonucci, RPhS, RVT, RDCS

Details

August 15, 2020

Participate in our virtual RPhS course through live stream and video chat. 
RPhS lectures will be available to view on-demand from August 6-15 with an opportunity for attendees to submit questions related to each presentation. The live stream on August 15 will begin with the faculty reviewing and discussing all questions received, as well as an opportunity for attendees to submit additional questions. The live stream will also include a mock RPhS exam with a discussion of the answers. The panel will discuss each answer and address questions submitted by attendees.

Credit Designation Statement

The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 7.0 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) designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation

Physicians
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.

Sonographers
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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