IAC Vascular Testing - On Demand Webcasts

IAC On DemandThe IAC has created a series of webcasts entitled IAC On Demand. Now you can learn about accreditation at your leisure, 24 hours a day/7 days a week, for free. IAC On Demand is simple and easy to use; just choose the topic you wish to learn more about, sit back and listen.

Please note: The following webcasts were recorded from previously live webinars; no CE credit is available for viewing recorded webcasts.

About the Accreditation Process:

  • IAC Vascular Testing: Reaccreditation Simplified (updated April 2018)
    Presented by Marge Hutchisson, RVT, RDCS, RPhS, Director of Accreditation - IAC Vascular Testing, this webcast offers an overview of the IAC Vascular Testing accreditation process and provides information for facilities applying for reaccreditation. 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»

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: u
    nderstand 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.
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  • 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»

Other Topics:

  • NEW! 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»

Instructions for Viewing Webcast: Click Watch above to view a webcast. The link with open a new browser window to the webcast on IAC YouTube. Please note: These sessions are recorded webcasts or were recorded from previous live webinars hosted by the IAC. No credit is available for viewing these webcasts. Viewers do not need to follow any technical instructions at the beginning of any of these webcasts.