Saturdays, May 19, June 9, and July 28, 2018
School of Health Professions Room Y2.5809
Main Building Room
MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030
Deborah Scroggins, RT(R)(CV)(M)(CT)
Contact Deborah Scroggins
for more information
After completion of the courses, attendees will earn eighteen (18) Category "A" CE Credits (pending AHRA Approval).
Upon completion of this VI Registry Review, the learner should:
- Have an understanding of the clinical requirements for the VI Registry,
- Review and understand the content specifications for the VI Registry,
- Understand general patient care to include patient preparation, patient assessment, IV procedures, contrast agents, and radiation safety and dosimetry,
- Have an understanding of vascular-interventional procedures including neurologic, thoracic, abdominal, GU and GI, non vascular, peripheral, dialysis management and venous access; vascular anatomy will be reviewed; contrast media usage and imaging protocols will be discussed,
- Have an understanding of digital imaging, pressure injectors, procedural supplies and related equipment and instrumentation.
- Patient Care/VI Registry Information
- Review clinical procedures for the VI Registry: Required clinical procedures and Establish eligibility for certification
- Discuss the content specifications for the VI Registry: Post primary examination and Question format and content
- Learn how to prepare for the VI Registry: What could they ask? What should you study? How should you study?
- Patient preparation: Informed consent and Patient education
- Patient assessment
- Physiologic Monitoring: Vital signs, ECG, and Pulse Oximetry
- Access Assessment: Peripheral pulses and Anatomical location
- Lab Values: Renal function (BUN, creatinine, eGFR), Blood coagulation (PT, PTT, platelet, INR, ACT), and Hematology
- Medications: Types, Indications and contraindications, Preparation and dosage, and Complications
- Contrast Agents: Types and properties of Ionic and Nonionic contrast agents
- Emergency Care: Contrast reactions and complications
- Vascular-Interventional Procedures (Vascular and non-vascular anatomy review): Neurologic, Thoracic, Abdominal, GU and non-vascular GI, Peripheral, Dialysis management, and Venous access
- Equipment and Instrumentation: Digital imaging, automatic pressure injectors, Procedural supplies, and Implantable devices
ARRT Content Categories
May 19 Patient Care
June 9 Image Production
July 28 Procedures
9 a.m. Sign-In and Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Exam Content (break at 11:15 a.m.)
11: 30 a.m. Exam Content
12:30 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:30 p.m. Exam Content (break at 2:30 p.m.)
2:45 p.m. Exam Content
Complete the VI Registry Review form and submit it with your payment as indicated on the form.
Early Registration (on or before May 1, 2018) $350.00
Registration (after May 1, 2018) $389.00
Registration includes lunches
Note: Registration discounted to $150 for IR(VI) Technologists of MD Anderson Clinical Affiliates.
Cancellation requests must be made on or before May 5, 2018 to receive a full refund. Cancellations made after May 5, 2018 are non-refundable.
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Travel and Parking Information
Getting to MD Anderson. Travel and parking are the responsibility of the participant.