Vascular Ultrasound dot net is a blog created by Shannon Peron, RDCS, RVT* with the thought of developing a community of vascular ultrasound professionals who are willing to share their knowledge, thoughts and experiences with fellow technologists, students or those interested in gaining knowledge about the field.
The website is moderated on a daily basis by solely my self (Shannon) who will, at all times, treat visitors to this site with respect and courtesy and asks that users reciprocate this courtesy when participating in all areas. The moderator, at any time and at her discretion, may choose to ban any user, without notice, who is deemed offensive. All comments to posts and content will be moderated prior to inclusion.
All visitors to this site, by default, will be considered medical professionals unless stated as such. If a health professional chooses to provide medical information as a user their medical profession must be identified.
The purpose of Vascular Ultrasound dot net is to serve as a tool for vascular ultrasound professionals at all stages of their careers to stay abreast of the latest news, information and resources available. It is a goal to provide the highest quality information available. However, due to the interactive nature of this website, it is not possible to assure all information will be complete and up-to-date. Content that is not created by my self and is provided by a third party will be clearly identified as such through the use of labels such as “Guest Post” and will include the name of it’s contributor.
No Medical Advice, Consultations or Referrals will be given. Information found on this website is provided to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and their own physician. Please follow/adhere to any information/instructions provided to you by your personal physician.
Outside Resource Links to non Vascular Ultrasound dot net websites are provided as a courtesy and do not constitute an endorsement. Vascular ultrasound dot net is not responsible for the information found on these outside websites.
Any personal information collected by Vascular Ultrasound dot net such as your name and email address will be provided voluntarily by users and will not be disclosed, given, sold or transferred unless required to do so by law.
All content and posts are public and can be read and used by other users of Vascular Ultrasound dot net, as well as others browsing the web. Moderated comments are not able to be modified or erased by users.
Vascular Ultrasound dot net complies with the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act and requires all individually identifiable information be removed from all images, comments, posts etc. prior to inclusion on the website.
All information including, but not limited to, images, posts, articles found on Vascular Ultrasound dot net are protected by copyright laws. Use of this website is intended for personal use and may not be modified, copied or distributed for commercial purposes without the express, written permission of the website administrators.
Users who provide health/medical information must provide references to such information when the information is not gained through personal experience. Personal experience may be any symptom, test, treatment, etc. that the user or a close family member may have undergone.
Users will undertake to disseminate only information that is true and correct in light of their own knowledge. Vascular Ultrasound dot net will make no representations or warranties about the suitability of this information for use for any particular purpose. All information is provided “as is” without express or implied warranty.
Vascular Ultrasound dot net is a personal blog written and edited by myself (Shannon). I do accept forms of cash advertising through Google Ad Banners, sponsorship, or paid topic insertions as a my sole source of income for this blog. I will and do accept free products, services, travel, event tickets, and other forms of compensation from companies and organizations. The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. I am sometimes compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though I receive compensation for some of our posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. If compensation is received for a post, it will be clearly disclosed in the post. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own unless, otherwise, disclosed to be a guest author or reviewer. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
Users of Vascular Ultrasound dot net do not have the right to publish advertisements in the form of content, banner or links etc. without the express permission of site administrators. All backlinks will be monitored and moderated for appropriateness. User content containing backlinks deemed inappropriate will be removed without noticed.
* Shannon is both a Registered Vascular Technologist and a Register Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer with 20 years experience in the healthcare field. She currently supervises a Non-Invasive Cardiology Department in an acute-care hospital in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area.
Last modified: 04/12/2011
Creation date: 09/07/2010