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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Advanced Emergency Medicine & Critical Care 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 and Critical Care ultrasound examinations.
Identify Sonographic Characteristics Associated With Abdominal Sepsis Involving The Hepatobiliary, Renal, And GI Systems.
Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting.
Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal, and bony cortices in the emergency department. (Optional EM track)
Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for peripheral vascular access.
State principles of spectral and cardiac Doppler fundamentals and apply quantitative methods to evaluate acute valvular abnormalities (Optional critical care track).
Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages provided when ultrasound is used for performing regional nerve blocks. (Optional EM track)
Evaluate fluid responsiveness in the critically ill patient.
Perform testicular ultrasound and recognize acute abnormalities. (Optional EM track)
Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.


Jan 25, 2019


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


Live / Seminar, Seminar



Credits / Hours

16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Alexander Levitov MD, FACCP, FACCM, RDCS
Andreas Dewitz MD, RDMS, FACEP
Daniel Bourque MS, RCS, FASE
James Mateer MD, RDMS, FACEP
Lori Green BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Surgery, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care / Intensive Care

Keywords / Search Terms

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LIVE Activity Location Details

01-24-2019 - 01-25-2019

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

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