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Learning with ABC Vascular

ABC Vascular has produced dedicated e-booklets, practical video lectures and clinical cases to guide the learner. Examples used in the educational material come from real-life cases. The video lectures are an example of “hands-on” vascular scanning so that the learner can have a good understanding of the scanning technique and patient positioning.

ABC Vascular courses use a step-by-step approach:

 

First step: acquire the basic knowledge in ultrasound anatomy and machine setting.

Second step: understand the scanning protocol sequence in normal and pathological conditions.

Third step: apply the acquired knowledge to diagnose the main vascular diseases.

Each of the courses are designed to be followed sequentially, with multiple-choice quizzes at the end of each section, allowing learners to obtain CME points on successful completion.

 

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ABC Vascular Master Courses

ABC Vascular courses

MASTER COURSES

Basic ultrasound principles

special offer  £39.99

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Learn the fundamentals of transducers, U/S controls, image optimisation and more.

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Course contains 4 e-booklet with over 100 slides and 2 video lectures.

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Earn up to 4 CME credits & certificate of completion.

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Aim of course

This Master course on basics of vascular ultrasound will give you a comprehensive understanding on how to use the ultrasound machine, insonate blood vessels and correctly use the different ultrasound modes.

Course key points

  •  Types of transducer (linear, curvilinear and phased arrays).
  • Scanning planes in vascular ultrasound (transverse and longitudinal views).
  • B-mode and optimisation of greyscale images.
  • Colour Doppler flow and optimisation (colour scale adjustment, flow direction).
  • Pulsed wave Doppler and optimisation.
  • Angle of insonation adjustment.
  • How to use the ultrasound scanner control panel.

Earn up to 4 CME credits 

This course is accredited by the EACCME (European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) to provide CME credits. Learners may earn up to 4 European CME credits. Learners from the USA may convert European CME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA).

Special offer

This course is currently available at the 50% off sale price of £39.99. (Full course price is £79.99.)

Carotid & vertebral arteries

special offer  £149.99

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Learn scanning protocols, stenosis grading criteria, steal syndrome and more.

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Course contains 10 e-booklets with over 230 slides and 6 video lectures.

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Earn up to 9 CME credits & certificate of completion.

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Aim of course

This Master course on carotid and vertebral arteries will give you a comprehensive understanding on how to identify and quantify disease of the carotid and vertebral arteries.

Key points

  • How to identify the carotid arteries with ultrasound.
  • How to distinguish the external from the internal carotid artery.
  • How to characterise atherosclerotic plaques of the carotid arteries.
  • How to perform and ultrasound examination of the carotid arteries.
  • How to grade a stenosis of the internal carotid artery.
  • How to identify an internal carotid artery occlusion.
  • How to optimise the Doppler velocities measurements.
  • How to scan the vertebral arteries.
  • How to identify vertebral arteries steal syndrome.
  • How to report a carotid Duplex examination.

Earn up to 9 CME credits

This course is accredited by the EACCME (European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) to provide CME credits. Learners may earn up to 9 European CME credits. Learners from the USA may convert European CME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Special offerMedical Association (AMA).

Special offer

This course is currently available at the 50% off sale price of £149.99. (Full course price is £299.99.)

Lower limb venous

special offer  £299.99

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Learn scanning protocols, venous thrombosis & varicose vein scans and more.

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Course contains 10 e-booklets with over 300 slides and 6 video lectures.

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Earn up to 12 CME credits & certificate of completion.

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Aim of course

This Master course on lower limb venous ultrasound will give you a comprehensive understanding  of the ultrasound diagnostic criteria used for the diagnosis and characterisation of deep vein thrombosis, varicose veins, superficial and deep venous reflux.

Key points

  • How to identify the main deep veins of the abdomen with ultrasound.
  • How to identify the lower limbs deep and superficial veins with ultrasound.
  • Normal physiology of the venous system and how it appears on ultrasound.
  • How to perform an ultrasound examination to rule out deep and/or superficial vein thrombosis.
  • How to optimise ultrasound images.
  • Patient and operator positioning.
  • How to distinguish an acute from chronic deep vein thrombosis.
  • How to identify and quantify venous reflux.
  • How to map the course of varicose veins.
  • How to identify and assess perforator veins.

Earn up to 12 CME credits

This course is accredited by the EACCME (European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) to provide CME credits. Learners may earn up to 12 European CME credits. Learners from the USA may convert European CME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA).

Special offer

This course is currently available at the 50% off sale price of £299.99. (Full course price is £599.99.)

ABC Vascular Bitesize Courses

BITE SIZE COURSES (coming soon)

BITE SIZE COURSES (coming soon)

Bite size learning courses are short focused courses on a specific topic. They are designed to allow maximal learning in a short, but intense, session using  a video lecture supported by an e-booklet giving critical information relative to the specific topic.

How to diagnose a femoral-popliteal deep vein thrombosis

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Learn the diagnostic criteria for femoral and popliteal DVT.

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Course contains 1 e-booklet and 1 video lecture.

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Earn 1 CME credit & certificate of completion.

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How to diagnose femoral popliteal deep vein thrombosis? This is the clinical question that this course is designed to answer.

Who is this courses for?

This course is designed for those healthcare professionals that already have experience in vascular ultrasound and are either in need of refreshing their current knowledge or are looking for a guidance on how to solve a specific diagnostic query.

How to diagnose vertebral artery steal syndrome

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Learn the diagnostic criteria for subclavian steal syndrome.

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Course contains 1 e-booklet and 1 video lecture.

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Earn 1 CME credit & certificate of completion.

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What are the ultrasound criteria used to identify and classify subclavian artery steal syndrome? This is the clinical question that this course is designed to answer.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for those healthcare professionals that already have experience in vascular ultrasound and are either in need of refreshing their current knowledge or are looking for a guidance on how to solve a specific diagnostic query.