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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

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Overview / Abstract:

Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency ultrasound examinations.
State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization for system controls.
Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (E-FAST exam) and pneumothorax.
Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the abdomen, aorta, female pelvis, and adult heart.
State an algorithm for uses of bedside ultrasound during cardiac arrest, shock, and hypotension
Demonstrate image orientation, transducer preparation, and scan protocols for performing use of ultrasound guidance for vascular access, pericardiocentesis, paracentesis, hemothorax, lumbar puncture, and ET placement.
Demonstrate protocol for focused evaluation of DVT.
Differentiate normal/abnormal image characteristics of the abdomen, female pelvis, first trimester OB, and ectopic pregnancy.
Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria into clinical practice.

Imaging Fundamentals
OB-GYN Anatomy/Exam
Ectopic Pregnancy
OB Cases & Abortion
Fundamentals of Needle Guidance
Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access
Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals
Focused 2D Cardiac Exam (FATE)
Biliary & Renal Colic
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Evaluation of DVT
Evaluation of Cardiac Arrest and Shock & Hypotension
Ultrasound Guided Procedures: Pericardiocentesis, Paracentesis, Hemothorax, Lumbar Puncture, ET
Training and Credentialing


Apr 25, 2018


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


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Credits / Hours

24.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢ Approved for 24.00 MOC point(s) 25.50 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Alexander Levitov MD, FACCP, FACCM, RDCS
Brian Schenker MBA, RDMS, RVT
James Mateer MD, RDMS, FACEP
Lori Green BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
Rob Reardon MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Emergency Medicine

Keywords / Search Terms

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

LIVE Activity Location Details

04-23-2018 - 04-25-2018

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

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