Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation™ Exam Review Course

Starts:  Mar 8, 2013 08:00:00 AM (ET)
Ends:  Mar 9, 2013 06:00:00 PM (ET)

Beginning in 2014, the Vascular Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery (VSB-ABS) will require all physicians applying for the Vascular Surgery Qualifying Exam to hold the RPVI credential.


This 2-day advanced course is an indepth review for physicians planning to sit for the new 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 The course faculty consists of physicians, vascular technologists, and a physicist, all experts in the field of vascular ultrasound.



Upon completion of this course, attendees should be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate advanced interpretation skills for various noninvasive tests including abdominal, arterial, venous, and cerebrovascular studies
  • Formulate a better understanding of ultrasound physics concepts and their application to the field of vascular diagnostics
  • Sit for the ARDMS Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) Certification Exam


  • Physicians planning to sit for the new 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 I Continuing Medical Education 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.


Fee includes admission to the 2-day course, a complimentary
CD of case studies and available presentations, two continental breakfasts, lunch on Friday and Saturday, and morning and afternoon breaks each day.


  SVU Members Nonmembers* Fellows†
Before 2/14/13 $685.00 $835.00 $355.00
After 2/14/13 $785.00 $935.00 $455.00


*Join and save: Join SVU prior to registering for the RPVI course and pay less for membership and the course combined than the registration fee for nonmembers. Check out SVU member benefits and join today. Membership dues are valid from 1/01/2013 through 12/31/2013.



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