Online Courses

Upper Extremity Venous Duplex Examination

Price: $10.00
Imaging CE: 1.00
This course is accessible until 6/30/2025

Upper Extremity Venous Duplex Examination is designed to provide sonographers the information necessary to properly perform an upper extremity venous duplex examination. Participants of this course will learn the venous anatomy of the upper extremity; the hemodynamic characteristics of vessels and veins; as well as signs, symptoms, and risk factors of venous disease. Standard protocol will also be addressed.

NOTE for Imaging: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors; individuals may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit twice in the same biennium. You must be licensed in the state of Florida to report an activity that is only approved by the state. If this activity is also approved by an organization that ARRT has approved to evaluate CE, select that organization’s name, as opposed to the state licensing agency name.

This course reports to CE Broker

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to: 

  1. Identify venous anatomy of the upper extremity. 
  2. List physical findings associated with upper extremity venous thrombosis. 
  3. List the risk factors for developing venous thrombosis. 
  4. Identify normal and abnormal upper extremity venous hemodynamics.
  5.  Know the steps to perform an upper extremity venous duplex examination.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Ruben Martinez, EdD, RDCS, RVT

Ruben Martinez has served over 20 years in the healthcare education environment. During this time, he has had the opportunity to work as faculty in the specialty area of diagnostic medical sonography, provide administrative support for campus operations, and manage institutional resources as CFO. Ruben holds an AS in diagnostic medical sonography from AdventHealth University, a BS in computer science, and an MA in healthcare management from Webster University. He also has an EdD with emphasis in organizational leadership from NOVA Southeastern. Ruben is passionate about the impact of education and is committed to this cause.

This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

Revisioning Author: Kelly Mumbert, MBA, ACS, RVT, RDCS. RCCS. FASE

Kelly Mumbert is an associate professor at AdventHealth University where she has taught since 2012.  She graduated from Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences in 2003 and worked at Florida Hospital for over nine years.  After receiving her certification in adult echocardiography and vascular technology, Kelly went on to become certified in pediatric echocardiography.  She also obtained the advanced cardiac sonographer credentials. Kelly has also received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the University of Central Florida.  She currently is a member of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) and a fellow with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE).  She has continued to support to her profession by serving in the SDMS CME committee, reviewing for the JDMS, and speaking nationally and at local society meetings.  


This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

- 6/30/2025
2001 K Street, NW
Suite 300 North
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 800-334-2472
CE Credits: 1.00, Category: END2232 = A ARRT, Expires: 6/30/2025
CE Credits: 1.50, Category: FLDOH-BRC = Cat A/Technical Approved, Expires: 1/31/2026

Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules and cases studies.
  • Participate and pass all Self-Checks and Post Test(s).
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation.

Certificates of Completion: will be available to print immediately upon finishing the completion requirements. You are encouraged to print and save your certificate for your portfolio as required by your licensing body. Interdisciplinary accredited activities, activities having multiple accreditors, will be listed individually on the Certificate of Completion.

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