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What you will learn

Course description: 

This 1.5-hour Virtual Speaker-Led Training course is designed for sonographers currently working or pursuing a career in Interventional Radiology (IR). Sonographers find themselves an integral part of the IR team with a unique set of skills and a true understanding of ultrasound anatomy, image optimization and acquisition. Ultrasound has quickly become a key modality integral in providing minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic patient care. IR teams serve in fast-paced and challenging clinical settings and the specific role of the sonographer will have to be determined. This course is designed to highlight facets of this exciting new field for sonographers and provide essential information needed to be successful and thrive.

Program topics include rationale and advantages of patient care in IR, clinical indications, and contraindications of commonly performed procedures in IR and specific patient and procedural risks important in this patient care setting. This course is delivered by Carrie Hayes, MHS, PA-C, RDMS, RVT.

Currency: 

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Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify the rationale and advantages for minimally invasive procedures encountered in IR.
  • Describe common clinical patient care scenarios seen in the IR suite.
  • Understand relevant contraindications for commonly requested procedures managed by the IR department.
  • Identify risks relevant to the individual patient and procedure required for patient care.
Course details

Course Code: 

GISP043VILT

Delivery method: 

  • Instructor-led Webinar

Language: 

  • English

Duration: 

1.5 Hours

Course instructor(s) : 

Carrie Hayes MHS, PA-C, RDMS, RVT

Course disclaimer: 

The content is for information and education only. The content is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please see the full terms of use for this content and this website.

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