Physicians' Vascular Interpretation (PVI) Examination

Effective July 21, 2017:

Thank you for your interest in the Physicians' Vascular Interpretation (PVI) examination. 

​​​​​​​​​The PVI examination tests basic vascular knowledge and skills essential to physicians practicing vascular surgery and vascular medicine. The RPVI examination assesses Applicants' understanding of vascular anatomy and hemodynamics as well as ultrasound result interpretation.​

The Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation® (RPVI®) certification is awarded by APCA, the Alliance for Certification & Advancement, a new Council created to meet the specific needs of physicians. To earn your RPVI certification you must pass the PVI examination.

Look through the tabs below for more information on the RPVI examination, application and administration information, and the review materials available to you. If you'd like to sign-up now, please visit MY APCA.