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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

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Overview / Abstract:

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to:

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.


Jan 23, 2019


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


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Credits / Hours

25.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Alexander Levitov, MD, FACCP, FACCM, RDCS
Bret P. Nelson, MD, RDMS, FACEP
James Mateer, MD, RDMS, FACEP
Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT
Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Keywords / Search Terms

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

LIVE Activity Location Details

01-21-2019 - 01-23-2019

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

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