Clinical Integration of Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Clinical Integration of Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Includes a Live Web Event on 07/23/2024 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

Learning Objective(s)
After watching this activity, you should be able to:

  • Discuss current literature recommendations and various techniques for the application of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) for the evaluation of deep vein thrombosis (DVT).;
  • Use a 2-tiered Wells Score to risk stratify patients suspected of having DVT; and
  • Clinically integrate ultrasonography into the diagnostic evaluation and management of DVT in outpatient and inpatient settings.

Faculty: Ian Thomas, MD, RSMK, RSCC, CSCS

Available Credit: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™/1 ARRT Category A credit(s). Upon completion of the learning activity, you will have 1 attempt to successfully pass the post-test with a score of at least 80% and claim your certificate.

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Nonmember: $25

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Your fee includes access to the content and the opportunity to submit the CME test. 

As of August 1, 2020, you will have 1 attempt to successfully pass the post-test with a score of at least 80% and claim your certificate.

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Release Date: 07/23/2024
Expiration Date: 07/22/2027

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AIUM designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AIUM Ultrasound Practice Accreditation

This activity can be used to meet part of relevant AIUM Training Guidelines and/or maintenance credits for accreditation purposes. Learn more about AIUM Ultrasound Practice Accreditation here.

ARRT Category A Credit 

The AIUM is a Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The AIUM is the owner and sponsor of this activity. This activity is approved by the AIUM for ARRT Category A credit. This CE activity may be available in multiple formats or from different CE sponsors. ARRT does not allow CE activities (e.g., Internet courses, home study programs, directed readings, live lectures) to be repeated for CE credit in the same CE biennium.

Additional Credit Information

  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). The ARDMS accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)™.

Documenting CME Credits

All participants who pass the post-test have access to a CME certificate. The AIUM will submit credits to the ARDMS for active AIUM membership accounts with a valid ARDMS ID number. It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure credit accuracy and adherence to any audit requests.

Target Audience:

This activity is designed to meet the needs of physicians, sonographers, and other healthcare professionals who perform soft tissue ultrasonography, superficial structures, dermatological lesions, and nail disorders, as well as those who conduct ultrasound examinations in adult and pediatric emergencies. Professionals working in aesthetic medicine seeking to enhance their expertise in guided procedures, accurate identification of tissue planes, diagnosis of potential complications, and recognition of different cosmetic fillers.

Disclosure Policy

In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all individuals in control of content must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 24 months. The AIUM implements a mechanism to identify and mitigate all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners.

Disclosures for this Activity

  • Ian Thomas, MD, RSMK, RSCC, CSCS, faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose
  • Nicole Fortune, planner for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
  • Charlotte Henningsen, MS, RT(R), planner for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
  • Ashley McDermott, planner for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.


Fernanda Cavallieri, MD

Clínica Cavallieri, Rio de Janeiro

Radiologist from Rio de Janeiro, with over 15 years of experience in dermatological ultrasonography and ultrasound in cosmiatry. Co-founder of CDA, a course dedicated to the diagnosis and management of complications in cosmiatry, and currently the vice-chair of the dermatology community at AIUM.

Stella Desyatnikova, MD

The Stella Center for Facial Plastic Surgery

Stella Desyatnikova, MD, is a double-board-certified facial plastic surgeon with over 20 years of experience. She founded The Stella Center for Facial Plastic Surgery and the Ultrasonic Aesthetic Ultrasound Training Center in Seattle, WA. She is a leading authority in aesthetic ultrasound research and education, committed to expanding education and awareness of ultrasound use to optimize the safety of aesthetic procedures. Her research is focused on filler injectable safety and facial ultrasound applications.

She is the Secretary of the Dermatology Community of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), and an International Expert Board member of the Complications in Medical Aesthetics Cooperative (CMAC).

Claudia Gonzalez, MD

Highly Specialized Center. Bogotá. DC

Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Rosorio located in Bogotá, Colombia.

Specialist in Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging at the University of the Rosary located in Bogotá, Colombia.

Fellow body image at Jackson Memorial Hospital at Miami University.

Expert title in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at Catholic University of Murcia.

Chair of the Dermatologic Ultrasound Community and Member at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM Leadership Dermatology).

Member of the Colombian Society of Radiology - Inter-American Society of Radiology.

Private Practice: Highly specialized Ultrasound Center.