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The Westin Philadelphia * | Philadelphia , USA
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Specialty: , Cardiology
Dates: From Apr, 11, 2014 to Apr, 13, 2014
Location: Philadelphia , USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 595 to 795 USD
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The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 credits&trade. Additionally, 1 credit can be earned for attendance at each of the Special Lunch Programs. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved by the Society for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) for 21 CME credits (19 credits for the course and 1 credit for attendance at each Special Lunch Program). These credits are accepted by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), by the ARRT as Category A credits, and they fully satisfy the CME requirement for Vascular Lab Accreditation.

Each participant will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance showing Category 1 credits earned and a list of subjects covered in the course (RTs will receive SDMS credits). Many attendees will find this useful for submission to credentialing boards, managed care organizations and accreditation bodies.

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After attending Current Practice of Vascular Ultrasound, each participant will:

  • Apply hemodynamic and Doppler principles to optimize vascular ultrasound studies.
  • Achieve improved recognition of complex and unusual Doppler image information.
  • Physicians: Improve diagnostic accuracy in writing vascular reports
  • Technologists: Improve examination technique in performing vascular ultrasound studies
  • Achieve improved patient outcomes through vascular ultrasound practice


This program is designed for you if you are a...

  • Cardiologist
  • Radiologist
  • Vascular Surgeon
  • Sonographer
  • Vascular Technologist
  • Other physician with an interest in vascular assessment

John S. Pellerito, MD, FACR, FSRU, FAIUM
Associate Chairman, Strategic Planning and Technology
Chief, Division of Ultrasound, CT, MRI
Director, Peripheral Vascular Laboratory
Department of Radiology
North Shore University Hospital
Associate Professor of Radiology
Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine
Manhasset, NY

Joseph F. Polak, MD, MPH
Professor of Radiology
Tufts University School of Medicine
Vice-Chair of Business Development
Tufts Medical Center
Chief of Radiology
Lemuel Shattuck Hospital
Boston, MA


(Philadelphia only)
Medical Director,
Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital
Vascular Lab
La Grange, IL

Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD FACR FAIMBE FAIUM FASA
Professor and Director
Program for Medical Ultrasound
Center for Applied Learning
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Gregory L. Moneta MD
Professor and Chief
Division of Vascular Surgery
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Marsha M.Neumyer, BS,RVT, FSVU, FAIUM
International Director
Vascular Diagnostic Educational Services
Vascular Resource Associates
Harrisburg, PA

Patricia A. Poe, BA, RVT, RDCS, FSVU
Director Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory Services
University of Cincinnati Physicians
Vascular Division
Cincinnati, OH

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The Westin Philadelphia
99 S 17th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-563-1600

Rate: $199 per night single or double occupancy, plus applicable taxes

Cut-Off Date: Cut Off Date: March 18, 2014

The Westin Philadelphia is perfect both for business and leisure travelers. This hotel is strategically located in the middle of Philadelphia’s district center. Hotel guests can also easily access local attractions such as Rittenhouse Square, the Academy of Music and City Hall.

Guests can dine in Winthorpe & Valentine, have a drink in The Bar or exercise in the fitness center.

Please specify that you will be attending the IAME meeting when making your reservations. Our block is based on a limited number of rooms. Neither IAME nor the hotel can guarantee that these rooms will not sell out prior to the stated deadlines. To avoid disappointment, we encourage you to book early.

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