CEUs : 20.5
Contact Hours : 20.5
Venous and Lymphatic Diseases Part 1 is organized by Gage Continuing Education (CE).
• 20.5 ARRT Category A+ CEUss
• Registered Nurse: Approved for 20.5 Contact Hours
• Book and Test -$119.50
• Mail Test -$84.50
• Download Test -$84.50
• Online Test -$84.50
• Fax -$84.50
Presented in full color and written by a world-renowned author team, this all-in-one guide covers every key aspect of disorders affecting the venous and lymphatic systems. Venous and Lymphatic Diseases opens with fundamental topics, including anatomy and physiology, which provide a solid foundation for such important clinical considerations as the physical examination and appropriate diagnostic imaging modalities, specific disease states, and treatment protocols. You'll also find incisive overviews of conditions commonly encountered in clinical practice, which are conveniently presented by body system.
Supported by numerous references and color illustrations throughout, Venous and Lymphatic Diseases expertly reviews the latest advances in the field and takes you through new and emerging treatment options, including pharmacologic therapies.
• All inclusive coverage of everything from common disorders, such as varicose veins, to unusual and rare entities, including trauma and congenital abnormalities
• Up-to-date information on function and dysfunction, plus proven strategies that facilitate accurate diagnosis and successful therapeutic outcomes
• An important, timely section on systemic diseases that includes coverage of tumors, malignancy, and venous hypertension resulting from chronic heart failure
• A concluding section offers a practical overview of lymphatics, the clinical approach to the patient with edema, and wound care
• More than 400 superb, full-color images, including clear, precise illustrations, photographs, and radiographs--as well as numerous tables and figures--in every chapter, reinforcing the text's authoritative content
• Excellent pedagogy, including reader-friendly chapter introductions, chapter-ending summaries, and full references to facilitate understanding and review
On completion of this course the participant should be able to:
• List the tributaries of the inferior and superior vena cava.
• Define Virchow’s triad and discuss its relationship to thrombus
• Explain the risks and benefits of anticoagulant therapy
• List three abnormalities of the A wave in jugular venous pulsations.
• Name six components of a venous duplex study.
• List the advantages of using MRI in the diagnosis of venous diseases.
• Name three techniques used to determine the appropriate delay to maximize contrast opacification when performing a CT scan.
• Explain the limitation of phase-contrast MR venography for diagnosing cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST).
• List at least eight common causes of pulmonary embolism.
• Name three atrial arrhythmias origination from the pulmonary veins.
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