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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Trauma and Acute Care Sonography

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Overview / Abstract:

Increase knowledge and skills to perform ultrasound examinations (specific exams based on specialty track selected).
Demonstrate appropriate scan techniques and protocols for performing ultrasound examinations.
Improve scanning skills and increase diagnostic confidence.
Perform examinations under supervised conditions to help fulfill credentialing and/or individual certification requirements
Demonstrate the participants knowledge to better perform and/or interpret trauma ultrasound examinations
State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls
Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient and pneumothorax (e-FAST)
Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the adult heart
State an algorithm for uses of bedside ultrasound for differential diagnosis of shock in a trauma patient
Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages provided when ultrasound is used for performing regional nerve blocks
Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal, and fractures

FAST exam
Focused Echo
Vascular Access
GYN (Transabdominal)
GYN (Endovaginal)
Nerve Blocks
Focused Abdominal
Complete Abdomen
Smorgasbord (fracture/reduction evaluation, foreign body localization with phantom, ocular)


Jun 07, 2018


EMS / EMT / Paramedic CE, Nurse Practitioner , Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME


Live / Seminar, Online, Webinar / Webcast / Video



Credits / Hours

Trauma and Acute Care Sonography 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Hands-On Workshop 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Bonnie Starr RDMS, RVT
Brian Schenker MBA, RDMS, RVT
Charlotte Derr MD, RDMS, FACEP
James Mateer MD, RDMS, FACEP
Lori Green BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
Mark Swanson RT, RDMS, RVT

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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