WHAT WILL YOU LEARN
Course covers all aspects of vascular anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, treatment techniques and follow-up. Over ten hours of the course curriculum is dedicated to hands-on-training.
The participants will enhance their knowledge through lectures, clinical vignettes and real-time ultrasound imaging of patients with a wide spectrum of venous pathology.This interactive course focuses on real-time training of physicians and other healthcare professionals in all aspect of vascular ultrasound including patient presentation, diagnosis, reporting and follow-up.
During scanning participants will be taught appropriate use of the ultrasound machine with a focus on image optimization. The protocols for the various tests will be explained in detail. Participants will also receive tips on imaging, patient positioning and other maneuvers used to optimize results. Techniques for venous access and tips to optimize ultrasound images during venous procedures will be demonstrated.
COMPRESSION - LYMPHEDEMA
Discuss options for management of the swollen leg including compression stockings, lymphatic pumps and manual lymphatic drainage.