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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for the Emergency Physician

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Overview / Abstract:

Increase the participants knowledge and competence in performing regional nerve blocks
List the indications for performing ultrasound guided regional nerve blocks
Demonstrate imaging techniques for proper nerve identification and needle delivery of local anesthetics.
Cite the anatomic territories covered by specific regional nerve blocks
Incorporate tips that improve block success and enhance patient safety
List what documentation is required for coding and reimbursement

Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia: Getting Started
Upper Extremity Nerve Blocks
Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks
Miscellaneous Nerve Blocks: Transverse Abdominis Block; PECs II (Modified PECs I Block)
Reimbursement for Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia


Nov 16, 2018


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


Live / Seminar, Online, Webinar / Webcast / Video



Credits / Hours

Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks For Emergency Medicine 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Hands-On Workshop 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Arun Kalava MD
Charlotte Derr MD, RDMS, FACEP
Lori Green BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Keywords / Search Terms

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Ultrasound, Sonography, Education, Live Seminar, Webinar, Online Course, CME Seminar, CME 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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