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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

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Overview / Abstract:

Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations.
List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications.
Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle/foot, & hip ultrasound examinations.
Identify normal anatomy during musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging.
Identify the sonographic appearance of commonly seen pathology of the shoulder, knee, elbow, wrist/hand, ankle, and foot.
Demonstrate the use of MSK sonography for diagnosis and ultrasound-guided interventions and describe "in-plane" and "out of plane" injections/aspiration techniques using inanimate phantoms.
Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.
Shoulder Anatomy & Scanning Techniques
Evaluation of Shoulder Pathology
Elbow Anatomy & Scanning Techniques
Evaluation of Elbow Pathology
Ultrasound Guided Injection Techniques
Wrist/Hand Anatomy & Scan Techniques
Evaluation of Wrist/Hand Pathology
Normal Evaluation of the Ankle/Foot & Pathology
Knee Anatomy, Scanning Techniques, & Pathology
Evaluation of the Hip


Aug 15, 2018


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

20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Approved for 20.00 MOC point(s)



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Craig Chappell DO, RMSK
Jon Jacobson MD, RMSK
Paul Lento MD, RMSK
Ralf G. Thiele MD, FACR
Shane Shapiro MD, RMSK
Timothy J. Mazzola MD, CAQSM, RMSK

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Critical Care / Intensive Care, Education / Teaching, Emergency Medicine, Orthopedics, Rheumatology / Arthritis, Ultrasound / Sonography

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

08-13-2018 - 08-15-2018

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

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