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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine

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Overview / Abstract:

Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine Training Course is designed for medical professionals seeking to integrate ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques into their emergency or critical care practice. These courses are taught at our facility in St. Petersburg, Florida by leading emergency medicine ultrasound experts that specialize in Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine that incorporate comprehensive lectures covering upper and lower extremity blocks and interactive case presentations with an Audience Response System that features a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio with live models and phantoms. All participants will immediately be able to implement skills learned into clinical practice and see an increase in diagnostic skills and scanning proficiency.

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

Increase the participants’ knowledge and competence to perform ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia for emergency medicine applications.
List the advantages of using ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques.
Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided upper extremities regional anesthesia nerve blocks.
Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided lower extremities anesthesia nerve blocks.
Perform PECC and TAP blocks using ultrasound guidance.
Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to integrate the skills learned into clinical practice.


Apr 05, 2019


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


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Credits / Hours

8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Andreas Dewitz MD, RDMS, FACEP
Charlotte Derr MD, RDMS, FACEP

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine

Keywords / Search Terms

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

LIVE Activity Location Details


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

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