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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia Course

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Overview / Abstract:

Increase the participants’ knowledge and competence to perform Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia procedures.
Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
List the advantages of using ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques.
Identify and distinguish the topographic and cross-sectional brachial plexus anatomy.
Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided upper extremities regional anesthesia nerve blocks.
Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided lower extremities anesthesia nerve blocks on live models.
Perform PECC and TAP blocks using ultrasound guidance
Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to integrate the skills learned into clinical practice.
Imaging Fundamentals (Pre Course Webinar) Indications & Applications for US-Guided Regional Anesthesia Upper Extremity Nerve Blocks: Interscalene Supraclavicular Infraclavicular Axillary Truncal Blocks: PECS I & II (Serratus Plane Block) SubCostal TAP (Transversus Abdominis Plane) Classical TAP Quadratus Lumborum (QL) Block Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks: Femoral Nerve Block Fascia Iliaca Block Saphenous/ Adductor Canal Block Sciatic (Popliteal & Subgluteal) Block Ankle Block Regional Anesthesia for Emergency Medicine Applications


Mar 23, 2018


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Radiology / RAD Tech CE


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Credits / Hours

12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ 7.75 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit Approved for 8.00 MOC point(s)



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Arun Kalava MD
Charlotte Derr MD, RDMS, FACEP

Keywords / Search Terms

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LIVE Activity Location Details


Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Inc, St. Petersburg
111 2nd Ave. NE, Suite 800
St. Petersburg, FL   33701
United States of America

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