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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound

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Overview / Abstract:

Objectives
Increase participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret abdominal ultrasound examinations.
Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
Perform scan protocols and routine measurements that are utilized during an abdominal ultrasound evaluation.
Identify normal/abnormal imaging characteristics of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys and abdominal vasculature.
Cite Doppler/color physics principles and be able to (sonographers) apply these principles to optimize system controls or (physicians) utilize this information for identifying technical errors which may result in misdiagnosis (optional lecture).
Demonstrate routine examination protocols associated with the ultrasound evaluation of renal artery stenosis (optional lecture).
Differentiate normal/abnormal characteristics for the evaluation of the thyroid, testes/scrotum, and appendix.
Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (FAST exam).
Demonstrate the use of ultrasound for evaluation of soft-tissue pathology.
Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

Topics
Imaging Fundamentals
Abdominal Anatomy/Scan Techniques
Abdominal Aorta
Liver Sonography & Pathology
Gallbladder & Biliary Tree Sonography & Pathology
Spleen, Pancreas, and Renal
Scrotal / Testicular
Evaluation of the Appendix & GI Tract
Thyroid
EFAST Exam, Soft Tissue & MSK Applications
Interactive Case Studies

Expiration

Nov 07, 2018

Discipline(s)

EMS / EMT / Paramedic CE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Live / Seminar

Cost

$1,895.00

Credits / Hours

24.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢ Approved for 24.00 MOC point(s) 23.75 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit 20.75 ASRT Category A Credit(s)

Accreditation

ACCME

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Brian Schenker MBA, RDMS, RVT
Charlotte Derr MD, RDMS, FACEP
Lori Green BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
Salvatore LaRusso M.Ed. RDMS, RT(R)

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Critical Care / Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine, Gastroenterology / GI, Urology

Keywords / Search Terms

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

LIVE Activity Location Details

Date(s)
11-05-2018 - 11-07-2018

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

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