Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

SDMS Virtual Seminars

Why Should You Attend A Virtual ​Seminar?

  • Earn SDMS CME Credits in One Day -  Maximize your learning experience with sessions taught by sonography experts. No post-test required.
  • Save Money & Time - No travel or hotel accommodations​ needed.
  • Accessible from Anywhere - Attend sessions and chat with attendees and speakers from the comfort of your own home or office.

SDMS Vasular Virtual Seminar

​​Saturday, ​​November ​5, 2022
10 a.m. to ​​2 p.m. Central

Earn up to Four SDMS CME Credits

$49 for SDMS Members
$29 for SDMS Student Members
$119 for Non-Members 

Register for Vascular Virtual Seminar

Registration Required

Meet Our Presenters:

Robert DeJong

Bob DeJong, LLC

Abdominal Pathology for the Vascular Sonographer: What is Suspicious for Malignancy?
1 VT SDMS CME Credit
Content Level: Beginner

This talk will help the vascular sonographer to recognize common pathology of the various organs in the abdomen, especially pathology that is suggestive of malignancy.


  • List the various solid renal masses.
  • Describe the sonographic appearance of various liver masses.
  • Describe the difference between a simple renal cyst and a renal cyst that is suspicious for a cystic renal cell carcinoma.

Eileen Selph

Eileen Selph, RDMS, RVT, RN, BSN, CHPN
Registered Nurse/AccentCare Hospice Christiana
Adjunct Nursing Instructor/Delaware Technical Community College
PRN RVT/Navix Diagnostix, Inc.

Registered Vascular Technologists as Potential Conduits of Vascular Education to Other Healthcare Professionals
1 VT SDMS CME Credit
Content Level: Intermediate

Literature suggests a deficit of vascular knowledge among healthcare professionals outside of the vascular specialty. This presentation by a seasoned vascular sonographer, who is also a novice nurse, plants the seeds for ways to bridge these knowledge gaps.


  • Demonstrate recognition of the specialized knowledge of the registered vascular technologist (RVT).
  • Describe ways in which the RVT can extend specialized knowledge to others.
  • Identify resources to support vascular function and pathology statements.

Katherine Peak

Katherine Peak, EdD, RT(R), RDMS, RVT
Clinical Assistant Professor
Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Radiologic Imaging Science Programs
University of Southern Indiana

ESRD and Dialysis Access
1 VT SDMS CME Credit
Content Level: Intermediate

Vascular sonography plays an integral role in the monitoring and maintenance of arteriovenous (AV) fistulas and grafts for dialysis access. This lecture will define end-stage renal disease (ESRD), discuss the types of AV accesses that can be surgically created for dialysis, and the role of sonography in the care of these patients.


  • Define chronic kidney disease (CKD) and ESRD.
  • Discuss hemodialysis as a treatment option for ESRD.
  • Describe the role of sonography in the creation of AV vascular access for hemodialysis.

Ted Whitten

Ted Whitten, BA, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS
Ultrasound Practitioner
Elliott Hospital

Should I Just Go With The Flow?
1 VT SDMS CME Credit
Content Level: Intermediate

Sometimes, the technology that was meant to help can actually lead to potential errors. This lecture covers some of these areas and investigates interesting vascular cases.


  • Review when to “go with the flow” and when to NOT ​"go with the flow."
  • Explain why it is not always advisable to follow in the footsteps of previous exams.
  • Present interesting pathology found during vascular exams and describe how to properly document it to help achieve an accurate diagnosis.

Cancellation without Access to Post Recordings:

  • Notice of cancellation 48 or more hours prior to start of the virtual event: 100% refund
  • Notice of cancellation after 48 hours prior to start of the virtual event: 50% refund
  • Notice of cancellation after start of the virtual event: non-refundable

Note: All cancellations must be in writing and sent to: