Pelvic Venous Disorders (AKA Pelvic Congestion Syndrome) – An Overview
March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
ULTRASOUND SOLUTIONS CORP. is delighted to present Donna Kelly, RVT, RPhS, RDMS Technical Director at Middlesex Surgical Associates, for an educational session on Pelvic Congestion Syndrome.
How familiar are you with Pelvic Venous Disorders – also known as Pelvic Congestion Syndrome? This course will provide a discussion of what pelvic venous disorders are, including the signs and symptoms which define the mechanism of the disorder. A review of the abdominal and pelvic anatomy that pertains to these disorders, along with the venous hemodynamics, will be covered. In addition, a comprehensive diagnostic ultrasound protocol for assessing these veins will be covered. (Approved for 1 SDMS CME Credit)
Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:
State the signs and symptoms of conditions categorized as pelvic venous disorders
Identify the major anatomy involved in pelvic venous disorders
Discuss a complete ultrasound protocol for assessing the anatomy involved in these disorders
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER
Donna Kelly, RVT, RPhS, RDMS, has worked in the field of ultrasound for the last 25 years. Twenty of those years have been dedicated solely to Vascular Ultrasound. She spent the majority of her career working at Massachusetts General Vein Care (previously Vein Solutions), the last five of which she was Technical Director. She is now the Technical Director at Middlesex Surgical Associates, as well as a Technologist for the Massachusetts General Hospital Vascular Lab.
Donna has a passion for understanding and evaluating venous disease, including the lower extremities and the pelvis. She is currently part of the Leadership Team, and had previously been on the Ultrasound Committee, for the American Vein and Lymphatic Society. She enjoyed co-chairing the Ultrasound Program for the 2020 and 2021 AVLS Annual Congress. Presently, Donna is also the Co-Chair of the Exam Writing Committee for Cardiovascular Credentialing International’s (CCI) Registered Phlebology Sonographers exam.
She has lectured locally in her hometown of Boston, MA, as well as at national meetings, such as the Society for Vascular Ultrasound and AVLS. In addition, Donna has been the lead author of three publications and the contributing author in a fourth. Donna has extensive experience with the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission’s (IAC) Vein Center accreditation process and has had great success in guiding multiple centers through their applications.
This activity has been approved for 1.0 SDMS CME credit.
The CME participant roster will be reported by Ultrasound Solutions Corp. to the SDMS CME Tracker System.