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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Musculoskeletal 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 MSK ultrasound examinations.
List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications.
Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle/foot, & hip ultrasound examinations.
Identify normal anatomy during musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging.
Identify the sonographic appearance of commonly seen pathology of the shoulder, knee, elbow, wrist/hand, ankle, and foot.
Demonstrate the use of MSK sonography for diagnosis and ultrasound-guided interventions and describe "in-plane" and "out of plane" injections/aspiration techniques using inanimate phantoms.
Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.
Identify the sonographic anatomy during the performance of ultrasound guided MSK injections on cadaver models. (optional track)
Demonstrate the principals of imaging techniques for the performance of upper and lower extremity MSK injections on cadaver models. (optional track)


Feb 20, 2019


EMS / EMT / Paramedic CE, Nurse Practitioner , Physical Therapy CE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME


Live / Seminar, Seminar



Credits / Hours

19.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Craig Chappell DO, CAQSM, RMSK
Jon Jacobson MD, RMSK
Paul Lento MD, RMSK
Ralf G. Thiele MD, FACR
Shane Shapiro MD, RMSK
Timothy J. Mazzola MD, CAQSM, RMSK

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Chiropractic / Chiropractice, Orthopedics, Pain Management, Rheumatology / Arthritis, Sports Medicine

Keywords / Search Terms

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LIVE Activity Location Details

02-18-2019 - 02-20-2019

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

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