We Provide Vascular Ultrasound Training for Physicians
Vascular Ultrasound Training Testimonial by Chidozie Ononuju
Vascular Ultrasound Training Testimonial by Michael Shuger MD
New proposed Stark Regulations affecting office based Ultrasound procedures and the growing need for training and understanding by the physician of these procedures makes this program a must for
physicians. This is Hands-On Advanced Vascular Ultrasound.
Vascular Ultrasound in the office is a desirable addition for the physician because of the medical benefits and the generous reimbursement physicians are receiving from Medicare and other insurance
Primary care physicians now have available in their office more technologically advanced diagnostic tools and equipment to help their patients, than ever before.
Vascular Ultrasound is extremely advantageous to facilitate a more rapid diagnosis, allow for a more comprehensive evaluation, and care of the patient in the office, provide more convenience for
your patience, and to generate a profitable new revenue center.
With the plethora of patients that are being referred for Diagnostic Ultrasound and the generous reimbursement from Medicare
and other insurance companies, there is a new opportunity for physicians to improve patient care and add a new revenue center to the office.
During this workshop, physicians will learn the following: Gain the technical skills in performing these ultrasound procedures hands on, performed on live patient volunteers.
Be introduced to common pathologies that can be evaluated with ultrasound and reimbursed by insurance. Evaluate murmurs, bruits, abdominal pain, hematuria, edema, and claudication.
Aorta, Carotid Arteries, Echocardiography, Venous Imaging Training and More
This program will cover detailed coding information along with diagnostic criteria and protocols for each Ultrasound Procedure. An abundant amount of information will be provided pertaining to
reimbursement, marketing, business considerations as well as a step by step outline for each diagnostic procedure.
Understand the benefits and options available for performing the testing with your own equipment or employing an outside
service to handle all aspects of the procedures.
Understand the didactics in ultrasound physics of sound, gray scale size parameters, color, pulsed wave and continuous wave Doppler spectral analysis.
Learn how introducing ultrasound into your practice can significantly augment your office income.
Understand and evaluate carotid arteries, aorta, echocardiography, abdominal (renal), lower extremity arterial and venous imaging.
AAOPM Exam Information
Your instructor is very detailed oriented and always allows questions and answers throughout the lectures to make sure you are following along in the course study. Exam questions are announced during the morning lectures to help prepare you for your Board Certification (if you are pursuing your Board Certification with the American Academy of Procedural Medicine, A.A.O.P.M.)
Upon completion of this program, the physician should be able to:
Significantly increase the revenue of your office with your current patient population without increasing your workload.
Understanding advanced ultrasound principals of the aorta, carotid arteries, echocardiography, abdominal (renal), and lower extremity arterial venous imaging and be able to interpret common
Recognize continuous wave, pulsed wave, and color flow Doppler characterizes, and be able to understand the subtleties to interpret their spectra patterns.
Gain hands-on knowledge to become proficient in these and other Ultrasound procedures with one-on-one training on live patient volunteers.
Receive the information to differentiate between normal ultrasound anatomy, and pathologies.
Have the knowledge to identify candidates for ultrasound procedures.
Have the essentials to make a decision on leasing or purchasing an ultrasound unit, or employing an outside service to handle all aspects of the procedures.
We want you to be successful
These training courses are designed to help you fully understand AND become comfortable performing the new procedure, after leaving the event.
In addition to the confidence you will gain performing each new procedure; you will also receive business training so you’ll have the tools to become financially successful with each new service.
This business training is also available prior to, or subsequent to the event by viewing an Empire Webinar Presentation on how to develop successful cash based practice. (Using your computer and telephone). Many of these techniques have been used by Empire’s local medical practice as well as the hundreds of physician practices we have helped become successful over the past 11 years. View our Business Training Webinar Schedule for upcoming dates.
Ongoing Support And Education
We believe that all health care practitioners who remain current with the newest technologies whether it be through new medicines or methods will be able to offer services to patients with the highest of standards. Your training and education should not end when you leave an Empire Medical Training classroom. As a leader in providing education and certification, and as part of our commitment to your success, graduates of all Empire Medical Training programs receive ongoing support through instructional videos which are sent to you each week by email. These are professionally taped and edited videos with a large focus on learning the "Pearls" in medicine. We have many of these videos available on our resources section listed above, and, the complete series is sent to all Empire graduates each week. If you would like to get a head start on learning to implement a new procedure, just let us know! We will include you in our instructional video series.
Our Pledge to You
We promise to do our very best at providing the highest quality training for you. We also understand that everyone learns at a different rate, and although our goal is to make you as proficient as possible, we cannot guarantee you will become an expert, automatically, just by attending. That would not be a fair promise to you. We do, however, guarantee that our training will be the best you will receive and if you feel that you need more training after attending our event, we will arrange this training, either by allowing you to repeat a course or by arranging for you to receive one-on-one training with a private instructor, at no cost to you. That's right, one-on-one training at our expense! We are committed to your success.
The American Academy of Procedural Medicine provides certification pathways for Physicians, MDs and Dos, and well as Doctors of Chiropractic, Doctors of Dentistry, Doctors of Podiatric Medicine, Doctors of Naturopathic Medicine, Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. Learn more
Empire offers certification for Physicians and Dentists (MD, DO, DDS, DMD) of all specialties, as well as Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants. Learn more
Enrollment in a program seminar does not guarantee that a physician is sufficiently trained to perform a procedure. The physician will receive a certificate of achievement but this does not imply,
nor is it intended to indicate any type of certification to perform a procedure. Individual training is available with certain program topics.
Coding & Billing Disclaimer:
EMT provides information and general guidelines on coding and billing for various medical procedures. These are only general guidelines and the Attendee is directed to review and follow their Local
Medicare or other insurance carriers coding/billing guidelines/policies. EMT is a seminar company for CME and accepts no liability for coding or billing errors made by the attendee.