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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Advanced Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound

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Overview / Abstract:

Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency and Critical Care ultrasound examinations.
Identify Sonographic Characteristics Associated With Abdominal Sepsis Involving The Hepatobiliary, Renal, And GI Systems.
Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting.
Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal, and bony cortices in the emergency department. (Optional EM track)
Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for peripheral vascular access.
State principles of spectral and cardiac Doppler fundamentals and apply quantitative methods to evaluate acute valvular abnormalities (Optional critical care track).
Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages provided when ultrasound is used for performing regional nerve blocks. (Optional EM track)
Evaluate fluid responsiveness in the critically ill patient.
Perform testicular ultrasound and recognize acute abnormalities. (Optional EM track)
Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

Sonography in Shock & Source of Sepsis (Gallbladder, Biliary Tree, Appendix, Bowel Obstruction, Peritonitis & Abscess, Pylonephritis)
Fluid Responsiveness in the Critically Ill
Advanced Non-Cardiac Chest (Sinuses, Larynx, Trachea, Lung & Pleura)
Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Vascular Access
Advanced Critical Care Track:
Cardiac Doppler & Focused Calculations
Echo Assessment of Cardiomyopathies & Heart Failure
Mitral Insufficiency & Complications
Advanced Emergency Track:
Sonography of the Acute Scrotum
Advanced EM Applications (Evaluation of Soft Tissue for Abscess, Foreign Body Detection, MSK Applications, Evaluation of Bony Cortices, Ocular Emergencies)
Nerve Blocks in the ED (Forearm, Femoral, and Ankle Blocks)


Sep 15, 2017


Education (Higher Ed) , Clinical Laboratory CE, EMS / EMT / Paramedic CE, Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Radiology / RAD Tech CE, Surgical Technology CE


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Credits / Hours

16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
Approved for 16 MOC point(s)
15.25 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

James Mateer, MD, RDMS
Alexander Levitov MD, FACCP, FACCM, RDCS
Andreas Dewitz, MD, RDMS, FACEP
Daniel Bourque, MS, RCS, FASE
Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS

Keywords / Search Terms

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LIVE Activity Location Details

09-14-2017 - 09-15-2017

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Inc.
4615 Gulf Blvd. Suite 205
St Pete Beach, FL   33706
United States of America

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