What you will learn

Course description: 

This 1.5-hour Virtual Speaker-Led Training course designed for sonographers currently working or pursuing a career in Interventional Radiology (IR). To be an effective team member, a good foundation of knowledge is crucial. IR teams provide a large variety of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions requested by multi-disciplinary care teams. Sonographers must understand how to navigate the procedural suite, patient clinical scenario, procedure requested, necessary equipment and the optimal imaging needed to facilitate this.  This course is designed to highlight the various clinical and procedural scenarios a sonographer may be presented with while working in the IR suite.  Program topics include various procedure types, sedation, commonly used hardware and equipment, transducer selection, sonographic technique, image optimization and peri-procedural workflow. This course will be delivered by Carrie Hayes, MHS, PA-C, RDMS, RVT.



Course objectives: 

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

  • Describe common procedure types performed in the IR suite
  • Identify commonly used procedural equipment and hardware
  • Discuss the different types of analgesia and sedation required in a procedural setting
  • Review relevant sonographic techniques to consider when assisting with minimally invasive procedures
  • Describe key image optimization and peri-procedural workflow needed for success in the IR setting.
Course details

Course Code: 


Delivery method: 

  • Instructor-led Webinar


  • English


1.5 Hours

Course instructor(s) : 

Carrie Hayes MHS, PA-C, RDMS, RVT

Course disclaimer: 

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