SVU Essentials is a New CME Offering for RVTs
in Collaboration with Meetings By Mail.

If you weren’t able to make the SVU 2022 Annual Conference in Orlando, we have the perfect opportunity for you. We have compiled 6 modules from the meeting and titled them, "SVU Essentials." Each module is about 1 hour and will provide you with lessons from experts in the field on various topics involving the diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease.
Each module provides 1 SVU CME or 6 CME for the full series.

Pricing Information per Module:

$35 SVU Members
$50 Non-Members

*Once you complete a module, you will need to answer 10 questions in order to obtain your CME certificate of completion, through Meetings By Mail. SVU Members can login to SVU Course Catalog to access their discount code to be used to purchase the module(s) at the Member rate. 

SVU Essentials #1:

Advanced Arterial Duplex in the Setting of CLTI (57 min)

  • Detailed Preoperative Arterial Mapping in CLTI -- Leni Karr, BA RVT
  • Update on Pedal Acceleration Time -- Jill Sommerset, BS RVT
  • It Takes a Village: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Limb Salvage -- Brian Lepow, DPM
  • Emerging Technologies in the CLTI and Role of the Vascular Technologist -- Miguel Montero-Baker, MD


SVU Essentials #2:
Importance of the Physician/Technologist Relationship (57 min)

  • Carotid Duplex vs CTA: How Hemodynamics Augments Imaging -- R. Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI, FSVU & Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, FSVU
  • Complex Aortic Procedures: The Latest Approaches -- Guillermo Escobar, MD & Melissa Warren, MHSc, RVT, RVS
  • The Importance of the Physician-Vascular Technologist Relationship -- Brian Sapp, RVT, RPhS
  • Pelvic Venous Disorder: How US Can Guide Treatment Plans -- Karem Harth, MD, MHS, RPVI

SVU Essentials #3:
Lower Extremity Arterial (55 min)

  • History and Physical: Important Role in Vascular Ultrasound -- Joshua Lee, BS, RVT, FSVU
  • Going Beyond the Protocol: Answering the Clinical Question -- George Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU
  • Lower Extremity Arterial: A Piece of Artwork and Pride -- Kayla Wieseckel, MHSc, RVT, RVS, RPhS
  • US, CT, MR or Angio: There is No Gold Standard and That’s a Good Thing -- Laurence Needleman, MD, FSVU
  • Peripheral Intervention - Pre and Post Duplex Ultrasound -- David Dawson, MD, RVT, RPVI, FSVU

SVU Essentials #4:
Ergonomics (57 min)

  • Ultrasound Ergonomics: Safety Within Reach -- Jason Wheeler, MD, MSCR, RPVI, CCRE

SVU Essentials #5:
Abdominal Imaging (66 min)

  • The Aorta: More Than AAA's -- Jason Roberts, DHSc, RVT
  • Surgical Planning and Treatment Options for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms -- Sean Roddy, MD
  • Evaluating EVAR for Endoleaks Utilizing Standard Duplex -- Kayla Wieseckel, MHSc, RVT, RVS, RPhS
  • Renal Artery Evaluation: Why it is Still Important -- Muhammad Hasan, MBBCh, RPVI, RVT
  • When to Intervene on an Endoleak -- John Carson, MD, RPVI, FACS

SVU Essentials #6:
Cerebrovascular (48 min)

  • Is it Time to Implement the New Carotid Criteria? -- R. Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI, FSVU
  • Device Driven Hemodynamics: Effects on Carotid Duplex -- Sandra Yesenko, DHSc,,MHS, RVT, RDMS, FSVU
  • The Importance of Vertebral Artery Assessment -- Sarah Brisson, BS, RVT
  • Extracranial Hints to Intracranial Pathology -- Sarah Brisson, BS RVT