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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access

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Overview / Abstract:

Demonstrate the participant’s knowledge to better perform ultrasound-guided vascular access procedures.
Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
List the advantages and disadvantages of the “In-Plane” and “Out-of-Plane” and the “Direct” vs. “Indirect” ultrasound-guided vascular access techniques.
Differentiate venous vs. arterial anatomy by ultrasound.
Identify ultrasound imaging characteristics of vessels and contiguous anatomy to determine the optimal approach for vascular access.
Demonstrate ultrasound imaging characteristics of vascular pathology that would indicate a vessel is not suitable for vascular access.
Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for Central Line vascular access.
Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for Peripheral Line vascular access.
Demonstrate competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.
Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access
Taught by Leading Emergency Ultrasound Experts
Central/Peripheral Line Technique and Approach
Increase Diagnostic Skills and Scanning Proficiency
Practice Interventional Techniques on Inanimate Phantoms
3:1 Participant/Instructor Ratio for Maximum Hands on Scanning
Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
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Location: St. Petersburg, FL

AUGUST 3, 2018
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8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Approved for 8.00 MOC point(s)
8.25 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit
Code: UGVA-182


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Topics & Objectives
Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals
Fundamentals of UG Vascular Access
“Direct” vs. “Indirect” Techniques
“In-plane” vs. “Out-of-plane” Techniques
Ultrasound Guided Central Line Placement
Principles of Vessel Differentiation
Internal Jugular & Axillary/Subclavian Approach
Femoral, Antecubital Vein Access
Additional Access Sites & Comments on the Pediatric Patient
Clinical Case Review


Aug 03, 2018


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



Credits / Hours

8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Approved for 8.00 MOC point(s) 8.25 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Andreas Dewitz MD, RDMS, FACEP
Charlotte Derr MD, RDMS, FACEP
Lori Green BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Keywords / Search Terms

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Ultrasound, Education, CME, CME Seminar, Live Seminar, Sonography 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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