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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks in Emergency Medicine

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Overview / Abstract:

Increase the participants’ knowledge and competence to perform ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia for emergency medicine applications.
List the advantages of using ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques.
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.
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.
Overview of Needle Guidance Basics Indications & Applications for US-Guided Nerve Blocks: Procedural Pointers, Local Anesthetic Agent Choices Upper Extremity Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks: Anatomic Territories Interscalene Block Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block Axillary Plexus Block Forearm Nerve Blocks Cervical Plexus Block Lower Extremity Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks: Anatomy, US Characteristics, Scanning & Injection Techniques Femoral Nerve SFAST Sciatic Nerve: Popliteal Blocks Ankle Blocks: Tibial Nerve, Deep Peroneal & Sural Miscellaneous Blocks: TAP Block PEC I, Pec ll and Serratus Anterior Blocks Case Studies Billing & Coding Interactive Polling & Discussion


May 04, 2018


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



Credits / Hours

12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ 8.25 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit Approved for 12.00 MOC point(s)



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Andreas Dewitz MD, RDMS, FACEP
Charlotte Derr MD, RDMS, FACEP

Keywords / Search Terms

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Ultrasound, Live Seminar, CME Seminar, Education, Emergency Medicine, Sonography, Radiology Seminar CE CME

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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