Take The Certification Test On CME Quiz!

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Take The Certification Test On CME Quiz!

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES This activity is designed for physicians and allied health professionals. This course includes videos and questions from the 2015 Annual Meeting, Allied Health Symposium. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a customized CME certificate. HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS The system requirements are as follows: the quizzes need to be accessed via a web browser actively connected to the Internet. DISCLOSURE POLICY In accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the American College of Surgeons must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. Therefore, it is ma


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Real Time Visualization of Lymphatic Dysfunction in Venous Ulcer Patients 
  • 2. 
    Creation and Validation of a Condition-specific Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment Tool for Open Ventral Hernia Repair Patients 
  • 3. 
    Increasing the Diagnostic Sensitivity of Non-Invasive Imaging Techniques Before and After Iliac Vein Stenting            
  • 4. 
    Patterns of Pediatric Venous Insufficiency
  • 5. 
    The Bull’s Eye Sign and Other Femoral and Supra-inguinal Venographic Findings in Patients with Chronic Venous Stasis: A New Classification to Limit the Use of Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) 
  • 6. 
    Quantifying Saphenous Recirculation in Patients with Superficial Venous Insufficiency 
  • 7. 
    If you are an ACS member, what is your member number?
  • 8. 
    Please explain any specific instance(s) of bias or conflict of interest:
  • 9. 
    Additional Comments
  • 10. 
    Are you an ACS member?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    Overall, how would you rate this educational activity?
    • A. 

      Excellent

    • B. 

      Very Good

    • C. 

      Good

    • D. 

      Fair

    • E. 

      Poor

  • 12. 
    Program topics and content met the stated objectives
    • A. 

      Strongly Agree

    • B. 

      Agree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Disagree

    • E. 

      Strongly Disagree

  • 13. 
    Content was relevant to my educational needs
    • A. 

      Strongly Agree

    • B. 

      Agree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Disagree

    • E. 

      Strongly Disagree

  • 14. 
    Educational format was conducive to learning
    • A. 

      Strongly Agree

    • B. 

      Agree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Disagree

    • E. 

      Strongly Disagree

  • 15. 
    Program was fair, objective, and unbiased toward any product or program
    • A. 

      Strongly Agree

    • B. 

      Agree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Disagree

    • E. 

      Strongly Disagree

  • 16. 
    A 59 year old man presents to the clinic with an active venous ulcer on the left leg of 6 month duration and hemosiderin staining without lipodermatosclerosis on the right ankle. He has bilateral lymphedema. The patient complains he is intolerant of garment compression. He lives in a rural area of Texas far away from clinics and physical therapists, and his condition is beginning to impair his daily work schedule. Which of the following would be most advantageous for the medically accepted treatment of the lymphatic component of his condition?
    • A. 

      Prescription of decongestive physiotherapy (CDT), also called manual lymphatic drainage, to be conducted at a physical therapy clinic or center

    • B. 

      Prescribe some type of compression, such as Farrow wraps or Circaids that are easy to apply, comfortable and adjustable

    • C. 

      Prescription of a non-programmable lymphedema pump for daily treatment

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 17. 
    A patient presents to your office to discuss open repair of a ventral hernia. He inquires about the 30-day risk for VTE after open hernia repair in the general population. You tell him that the 30-day incidence of VTE after open hernia repair is:
    • A. 

      0.10%

    • B. 

      0.50%

    • C. 

      1.10%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 18. 
    Fifty-Eight year-old patient who underwent left ilio-caval stenting for Post-Thrombotic Syndrome has recurrence of symptoms. Duplex shows wide-open stent which measures 10mm in diameter in the Common Iliac Vein.
    • A. 

      Patient is candidate for valve reconstruction

    • B. 

      The venogram is indicated

    • C. 

      Balloon dilatation of the stent may be helpful

    • D. 

      Continue conservative treatment

  • 19. 
    A 15-year-old girl presents with unilateral lower extremity swelling. What initial diagnostic study is most appropriate?
    • A. 

      Venogram

    • B. 

      Venous duplex / venous reflux study

    • C. 

      CT

    • D. 

      Arterial Doppler

  • 20. 
    A 70-year old female patient with recurrent left ankle venous ulcerations should have
    • A. 

      A. Leg elevation and wound care

    • B. 

      B. Compression therapy and ABIs

    • C. 

      C. Antibiotics, compression therapy and venous mapping

    • D. 

      D. Venous mapping, compression therapy, wound care, leg elevation, iliac veins assessment for outflow obstruction, ABIs

  • 21. 
    Recirculation Index (RCI)
    • A. 

      A. Is a ratio of peak reflux velocity over peak antegrade velocity

    • B. 

      B. Quantifies reflux

    • C. 

      C. Is a ratio of reflux volume over antegrade volume

    • D. 

      D. Is a measurement of leg recirculation

  • 22. 
    How many CME Category 1 Credits are you Claiming?
    • A. 

      .25

    • B. 

      .50

    • C. 

      .75

    • D. 

      1.0

    • E. 

      1.25

    • F. 

      1.50

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