Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation™ Exam Review Course
The Vascular Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery (VSB-ABS) requires all physicians applying for the Vascular Surgery Qualifying Exam to hold the RPVI™ credential.
2016 Course Information
March 18-19, 2016
Embassy Suites Hotel at BWI Airport
This 2-day advanced course is an in-depth review for physicians planning to sit for the ARDMS® Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI™) Certification Exam. Physicians passing the exam will receive the RPVI™ credential from ARDMS®. This course will focus on reviewing the required vascular physics and interpretation skills as specified by the exam content outline, including case-based test question simulation. Over 100 test questions will be presented throughout the course.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
Demonstrate advanced interpretation skills for various noninvasive tests including abdominal, arterial, venous, and cerebrovascular studies
Apply ultrasound physics concepts to the field of vascular diagnostics
Demonstrate the understanding of how to apply effective practice guidelines
Physicians planning to test for the RPVI™ Certification Exam
Physicians (including but not limited to: vascular surgeons, cardiologists, radiologists, neurologists) who want to specialize in vascular ultrasound
Physicians desiring to review and improve their vascular laboratory interpretation skills
Physicians who require AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™
Vascular technologists who want to be challenged in the vascular field and need additional CMEs
This course is PAPERLESS This means that we will not be distributing a printed syllabus at this course. All registrants will be given a DVD/CD of each speaker’s available presentations during the course. Some sessions may not have handouts as some presenters may elect not to allow their presentations to be distributed. Attendees are urged to bring a laptop to view the DVD/CD during the presentations. Power strips will be available.
Cancellations & Refunds: All requests for refunds and cancellations must be in writing and sent to the SVU national office. Refund requests received before February 18, 2016 are subject to a $75 cancellation fee. No refunds after February 18, 2016; only a credit will be given for a future SVU Course within 1 year from the date of the original course.
Substitutions: If a registrant is unable to attend, substitutions are welcome and can be made at anytime, including at on-site registration.
Questions? Call the SVU national office at 800-788-8346 or 301-459-7550.