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Dec
09
NICU Education

MetaMD Acquires Patient Education Programs

Posted by Strator

RICHMOND, Va. — MetaMD LLC — a Richmond-based company delivering educational programs for patients, hospitals, clinicians and physicians — announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Patient Education Programs LLC (PEP), a provider of interactive, multilingual health care and patient education programs since its founding in 2001. “PEP, which was […]

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Apr
21
NICU nurses are special

My wife, a NICU nurse

Posted by Strator

We tip our hat to this man’s wife and all the other nurses like her. And we tip our hat to this husband who obviously appreciates the courage and strength of NICU nurses. The only thing more impressive than the skill and dedication of most NICU nurses is the compassion that they have for NICU […]

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Apr
12
Being a NICU parent is hard. So is being a NICU nurse. Great post from a NICU nurse at Texas Children's Hospital.

From a NICU Nurse, to a NICU Mom

Posted by Strator

Being a NICU parent is hard. So is being a NICU nurse. We know. Our patient education department works with these dedicated nurses every day to provide them with tools to help educate NICU parents and reduce their stress. The compassion that these nurses have for NICU parents and their babies is incredible. So, when […]

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Sep
22
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Special sessions of RPVI prep course

Posted by Strator

As a service to the physician community, MetaMD is hosting special sessions of its Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation course (RPVI prep course) to enable physicians to apply for the RPVI exam before the October 14 deadline when new rule changes take effect. Starting in November 2013, the RPVI credentialing examination will only be administered during two […]

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Aug
20
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Fees for many ARDMS certification exams are covered under the GI Bill

Posted by Ron Moore

Fees for all ARDMS certification exams, with the exception of the MSK examination*, have been approved for reimbursement under the GI Bill sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Visit the GI Bill website to learn more. Note that the reimbursement is provided directly to the veteran through the GI Bill program, therefore all requests […]

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Jul
16
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ARDMS Announces Windowed Administration for Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) Credentialing Examination

Posted by Ron Moore

(ROCKVILLE, MD, February 22, 2013) The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS®) announced today that the Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation® (RPVI®) credentialing examination will be offered during select windowed administration periods with the first window administration to begin in November, 2013. Beginning in year 2014, the PVI examination will be offered during two […]

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Jul
09
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Credentialing requirements change for physicians using vascular ultrasound.

Posted by Ron Moore

Don’t get tripped up by the new credentialing requirement for vascular ultrasound interpretations. In the past, physicians interested in interpreting vascular ultrasound would obtain the same credentialing as a sonographer, the Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) credential.  Today, there is a credential specifically for physicians, the Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) credential.   The ARDMS RPVI […]

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