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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Advanced Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound: Diagnostic and Interventional Applications

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Overview / Abstract:

Increase the participants’ knowledge to perform and/or interpret peripheral nerve ultrasound examinations.
State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
Recognize anatomy and ultrasound characteristics of the nerves and surrounding tissue to assist with management of focal neuropathies
Assess and diagnose focal neuropathies using high frequency ultrasound techniques
Identify common and challenging nerves using high frequency ultrasound.
Outline the standard approach for common and uncommon peripheral nerve blocks and interventions.
Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic and treatment accuracy.
Ultrasound Evaluation of Peripheral Nerves and Focal Neuropathies
Ultrasound Guided Injections and Principles of Hydro-dissection
Pathology of the Brachial Plexus and Shoulder Nerves
Pathology of the Radial and Ulnar Nerves
Injection Techniques for Shoulder, Radial and Ulnar Nerves
Pathology of the Median Nerve
Injection Techniques for the Median and Ulnar Nerves
Pathology of the Hip Nerves
Injection Techniques for the Hip Nerves
Pathology of the Knee Nerves
Pathology of the Foot and Ankle Nerves
Challenging Cases with Discussion


Jun 22, 2018


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



Credits / Hours

16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Approved for 16.00 MOC point(s)



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Chris Visco MD, FAAPMR, RMSK
Ethan Rand MD
Jeffrey Strakowski MD
Shane Shapiro MD, RMSK

Keywords / Search Terms

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Gulfcoast, Ultrasound, Sonography, Sports Medicine, Anesthesia, Family Practice, CME, CME Seminar, Live Seminar, Orthopedics, Peripheral Nerves Seminar CE CME

LIVE Activity Location Details

06-21-2018 - 06-22-2018

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

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