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Ultrasound Hands-On Course

August 10, 2019 Education Courses

Ultrasound Hands-On Course

August 10, 2019

The Westin Crystal City (Washington, D.C.)
1800 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, Virginia 22202

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The Ultrasound Hands-on Course is for providers, sonographers and other allied health care professionals who desire to learn or to improve their understanding of venous ultrasound physics and instrumentation, venous lower extremity ultrasound evaluation and mapping for vein ablation procedures.

Educational Objectives

  • Recognize anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the deep and superficial venous systems.
    • Deep vein thrombosis, superficial thrombophlebitis, deep and superficial venous insufficiency
    • Typical and unusual presentations of venous hemodynamcis
  • Recognize roles of b-mode, color, and spectral Doppler ultrasound in making the diagnosis of DVT, DVI, SVT and SVI.
  • Perform an all-inclusive lower extremity venous examination, using proper technique and protocol on patients with common and complicated venous disorders.
  • Document all pertinent findings and suspected pathology and create a comprehensive and precise venous mapping.
  • Recognize the main pitfalls in venous extremity ultrasound and apply the technical and clinical pearls and tips.

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  • Linda Antonucci, RPhS, RVT, RDCS
  • Marressa Houle, RPhS, RVT, RDMS
  • Donna Kelly, RPhS, RVT, RDMS

Airport Information

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
Hotel direction: 1 mile SE
Airport shuttle service, complimentary Mon-Sun: 05:30 AM – 11:00 PM

Hotel Information

The Westin Crystal City (Washington, D.C.)
1800 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, Virginia 22202
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The AVLS has a group room rate of $115++ with the rate extending from Friday, August 9 through Monday, August 12 based upon availability. The hotel includes complimentary Wifi. The last day to book at the group rate is Friday, July 19.

Parking – $16 hourly, $32 daily

Nearby Attractions:
The Crystal City Metro Station is only a three minute walk from the hotel and provides easy access to all of Washington D.C. Be sure to come in early or stay late and enjoy the beauty and history of the United States Capital.

  • The Pentagon (0.3 mile, 6 minutes via Metro)
  • Arlington National Cemetery (2.5 miles, 11 minutes via Metro)
  • The National Mall (2.8 miles, 17 minutes via Metro)
  • The Lincoln Memorial
  • The Washington Memorial
  • The Smithsonian
  • The U.S. Capitol
  • The White House

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