IAC Vascular Testing - On Demand Webcasts

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Accreditation Webcast On Demand (for CE Credit)

The following webcast offers general content about the IAC accreditation process. The recording was created from a live broadcast and includes a helpful question and answer session. As CE credit is offered, accessing the content through the IAC Webinar Portal is required. For instructions, click here.

  • IAC Vascular Testing: Reaccreditation Simplified
    1.0 SVU CME Credit | Original Broadcast, April 2021
    Presented by Marge Hutchisson, RVT, RDCS, RPhS, IAC Vascular Testing - Director of Accreditation. Watch» 

Special Topic On Demand Webcasts (No CE Credit)

Open access to the following webcasts is provided via IAC YouTube, therefore, no CE credit is available for viewing. Simply click on the ‘Watch’ link below to access the content, entry through the IAC Webinar Portal is not required.

  • Uploading Cases to Your IAC Application: A How-To Guide (November 2020)
    Presented by Maria Costello, MBA, CNMT, NCT, Lead Clinical Director/Director of Accreditation-Nuclear/PET and Cindy Shavatt, CCEP, Director of Compliance /Director of Accreditation Processes, this webinar provides instruction on the process of uploading case study images (the required method of case submission effective 1/1/2021). This webinar is designed to: define the steps to uploading case study images, discuss the benefits of uploading case study images, and identify and explain common obstacles that may occur while uploading case study images. Watch»
  • What the IAC Does for You (August 2017)
    Presented by Marge Hutchisson, RVT, RDCS, RPhS, Director of Accreditation - IAC Vascular Testing, this webcasts is a brief summary of what IAC accreditation can do for your facility. Watch»
  • Image Optimization (July 2018)
    Presented by Alia G. Grattan, MBA, RVT, RDMS. Watch»
  • Delay Made Easy (July 2018)
    Presented by Laura Humphries, RVT, RPhS. Watch»
  • Final Report (July 2018)
    Presented by Michel Comeaux, RN, BSN, RVT, RDMS, FSVU. Watch»

Clinical Topics:

  • Vascular Testing Accreditation: Lessons Learned and What You Should Know (March 2021)
    This webinar was presented by the following members of the IAC Vascular Testing Board of Directors: Tatjana Rundek, MD, PhD, President, Heather Gornik, MD, RVT, RPVI, John Pellerito, MD, Susana Robison, MBA-MH, RVT and Marge Hutchisson, BS, RVT, RDCS, RPhS. This webinar was designed to: provide understanding of the potential benefits of the accreditation process; review and discuss the value of Quality Improvement (QI) processes in the vascular lab; review IAC Vascular Testing Standards updates and discuss why changes are made; and discuss pitfalls and pearls in the application process. Watch»
  • IAC & SVU Present: Performing Ultrasound Evaluations on Aorta Endografts (EVAR) (February 2021)
    Presented by Tammy Rubin, RVT, RDMS, RT(R), this webinar is designed to cover the following topics: review of required documentation for aorta endograft (EVAR) evaluation; scanning tips and caveats for the sonographer; what's important to report; and contrast: should we or shouldn't we. Watch»
  • The WRMSD Grand Challenge Alliance Presents ... Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonographers: A Look Back and a Path to Progress (April 2020)
    Presented by Yusef Sayeed, MD, MPH, this webcast is designed to: review the epidemiology of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in sonographers; discuss forms of ergonomic redesign and hazard control; discuss how to advocate for a reduction in injuries in the sonography profession. This webcast is a joint presentation of the WRMSD Grand Challenge Alliance member organizations: AIUM, ARDMS/ Inteleos, ASE, IAC, JRC-CVT, JRC-DMS, SVU and SDMS. Watch»
  • IAC & SVU Present: Physics for the Clinical Vascular Sonographer (October 2019)
    Presented by Frank Miele, MSEE, this webcast is designed to: describe how angle correction is employed in spectral Doppler; identify the non-linear behavior of the cosine; explain why angular error still exists even with angle correction;describe how spectral broadening is exacerbated by larger Doppler angles. Watch»
  • IAC & SVU Present: Performance and Interpretation of Arterial Physiologic Testing (May 2019)
    Presented by Joann Lohr, MD, FACS, RVT and Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, RDMS, this webcast will discuss: technical tips on CW Doppler and PVR waveform acquisition techniques; interpretation of PVR and CW Doppler waveforms; determining location and extent of disease by physiologic testing. Watch»
  • Deviation from Diagnostic Algorithm (September 2018)
    Deviation from Diagnostic Algorithm, a webcast by IAC Vascular Testing, is presented by Brian Burke, MD. Watch»
  • Duplex Scanning of the Subclavian Veins and Arteries (September 2018)
    Duplex Scanning of the Subclavian Veins and Arteries: A Lesson in Probe Orientation and Reading Direction of Flow, a webcast by IAC Vascular Testing, is presented by Patricia A. (Tish) Poe, BA, RVT, FSVU, Director of Training and Development NAVIX Diagnostix. Watch»
  • Tracing the Source of Venous Reflux (May 2018)
    Presented by Sara Skjonsberg, BS, RVT, RPhS, this webcast is designed to teach participants: Why we should find the source of a varicose vein; how to recognize patterns and think on your feet as you follow veins back to their source; how to confirm that your hypothesis is correct and what to do when you can't find the source; reporting terminology and "vein language.” Watch»
  • IAC, ASE, SDMS & ICUS Present: Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (March 2017)
    Presented by Steven B. Feinstein, MD, Michael Main, MD and Thomas R. Porter, MD, experts in the field of contrast enhanced ultrasound, this webcast is designed to: educate participants on the clinical diagnostic applications of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound; educate participants on the clinical and research therapeutic applications of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound; and discuss the clinical safety of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound, including recent product labeling changes. Watch»
  • Sonographer Ergonomics: Avoiding Pain and Injury (November 2016)
    Presented by Merri L. Bremer, EdD, RN, RDCS, FASE, Quality Improvement/Education Coordinator - Mayo Clinic Echocardiography Laboratory, Rochester, MN, this webcast is designed to: define the term "ergonomics"; discuss risk factors for developing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSD): discuss suggestions and recommendations for modifying risk factors in sonography. Watch»
  • Dialysis Access Maturation and the Role of Flow Volumes (September 2016)
    Presented by Kelly R. Byrnes, BS, RVT, FSVU, Coordinator, Quality and Accreditation, of Norton Healthcare in Louisville, KY. Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to: describe the mechanical and biological processes related to maturation; discuss duplex criteria for sonographic maturity; list the steps for obtaining a flow volume. Watch»

The Evaluation, Management and Diagnostic Testing of Venous Disease (Four-Part Series):

  • The Importance of the Clinical Examination of the Patient With Venous Disease (May 2015)
    Presented by Helane Fronek, MD, FACP, FACPh, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UC San Diego School of Medicine. At the completion of this webcast, participants should be able to: understand the important aspects of the patient history that shed light on the severity of CVI, the patient's concerns, and which portions of the venous system may require ultrasound evaluation; use physical findings to determine the severity of CVI and to guide and focus the ultrasound examination; assess the type and results of conservative management of CVI and learn strategies for optimizing conservative management. Watch»
  • The Importance of Venous Anatomy for the Reflux Ultrasound Examination(June 2015)
    Presented by Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACP, Co-founder and Medical Director, Morrison Vein Institute, Scottsdale, AZ. At the completion of this webcast, participants should be able to: understand the normal and the highly variable lower extremity superficial venous anatomy; understand the venous system: how it works, and what happens when it doesn't work as planned; learn what to look for during a venous duplex examination to document reflux; size and direction of flow. Watch»
  • Important Technical Aspects of the Venous Reflux Examination
    (September 2015)
    Presented by Diana L. Neuhardt, RVT, RPhS, FSVU, President, CompuDiagnostics, Inc., Clinical Ultrasound Specialists, Phoenix, AZ. At the completion of this webcast, participants should be able to: understand the criteria for duplex ultrasound in the diagnosis of chronic venous valvular insufficiency of the superficial system of the lower extremity; recognize diagnostic pitfalls that can occur in patients with venous valvular insufficiency and identify methods to improve accuracy of the ultrasound examination; assess the techniques utilized to elicit venous valvular function and select strategies for optimizing standardization in the venous laboratory ultrasound examination. Watch»
  • Important Aspects of Post Venous Treatment (October 2015)
    Presented by Mark H. Meissner, MD, Professor of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine. At the completion of this webinar, participants should be able to: understand the role of compression after endovenous ablation;review and understand the importance (or relative unimportance) of thrombotic complications after endovenous ablation;understand the risk and patterns of recurrence after endovenous ablation. Watch»

Patient Safety:

  • Building a Culture of Quality: The Imaging Professional’s Role in Ensuring Patient Safety
    Presented by Rosemary Gibson, MSc, this webcast is designed to show participants how to recognize how every aspect of the health care provider's patient interaction impacts patient safety, from quality imaging to accurate reporting and beyond; discuss the patient perspective and use of the IAC process as a foundation to build a culture that naturally emphasizes continuous improvement. Watch»

Quality Improvement:

  • Quality Improvement: An Introduction to the IAC QI Tool
    A tutorial webcast of the new IAC QI Self-Assessment Tool. Presented by Craig Fleishman, MD, FACC, FASE, IAC vascular testing Board member and Jeremy Kempner, IAC Project Coordinator and Information Security Analyst.
  • IAC Vascular Testing - Quality Improvement: Self-Assessment (updated September 2015)
    Presented by Marge Hutchisson, RVT, RDCS, RPhS, Director of Accreditation - IAC Vascular Testing, this webcast assists vascular testing facilities in understanding the new IAC Quality Improvement (QI) requirements as detailed in the August 2015 Standards. Watch»