Non-Invasive Vascular Ultrasound Services

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First Accredited Screening Lab in Washington State

Futura Health Screening is the first and only ICAVL accredited noninvasive vascular screening program in Washington State. On December 1, 2010 Futura Health Screening attained recognition for its commitment to providing a high level of patient care and quality testing for the diagnosis of vascular disease. Futura achieved accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL) in the area of screening, which includes screening for carotid artery disease, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), and carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT). Read more here.

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Memorial Offers Screenings to Prevent Vascular Disease

News Release October 25, 2010: The Memorial Heart and Vascular Health and Futura Health Screening are offering low-cost, painless, and accurate ultrasound screenings to check for blockages in the arteries and aneurysms. Early detection is the first line of defense against stroke and vascular disease. (See full release here.)

2011 Continuing Education Schedule Released

In support of our ongoing dedication to health and education, we’re pleased to announce the following * new* education course schedule.

Learn more about our current class schedule.

Venous Insufficiency – A specialized class for sonographers and physicians who will be incorporating the complexity of venous insufficiency evaluation and various means of therapy into their individual laboratories and practices.
» March 11

Physician Interpretation Workshop –  This two-day workshop focuses on the major vascular ultrasound examinations to meet accreditation requirements
» March 12 – 13

Transcranial Doppler and Imaging – This course is designed for physicians, sonographers, technologists and other healthcare professionals seeking to acquire the specific skill sets and knowledge base required to perform and interpret transcranial Doppler (TCD) studies.
» March 23 – 25

Vascular Ultrasound “A foundation to build from” – A four-day comprehensive course in vascular ultrasound designed for cardiologists, echocardiographers, radiologists, radiology sonographers and those cross-training in vascular ultrasound.
» April 4 – 7
» May 16 – 19

Abdominal Vascular Course – During this two-day course participants are instructed on abdominal vascular testing procedures to include detection and quantification of lesions in the renal and mesenteric arteries, assessment for abdominal aortic aneurysm and dissections, evaluation of end organs including the kidneys, liver and spleen and evaluation of patients with portal hypertension and portosystemic shunts.
» April 15 – 16

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