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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Introduction to 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 Medicine & 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.
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.
Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages provided when ultrasound is used for performing regional nerve blocks.
Evaluate fluid responsiveness in the critically ill patient.
Perform testicular ultrasound and recognize acute abnormalities.
Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

Expiration

Nov 19, 2020

Discipline(s)

Education (Higher Ed) , EMS / EMT / Paramedic CE, Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physical Therapy CE, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Live / Seminar, Online, Webinar / Webcast / Video

Cost

$1,825.00

Credits / Hours

maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢, maximum of 6.00 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit(s).

Accreditation

ACCME

Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?

YES

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

CHARLOTTE DERR MD, RDMS, FACEP., JAMES MATEER MD, RDMS
LORI GREEN BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
ANDREAS DEWITZ MD, RDMS, FACEP
BRET P. NELSON MD, RDMS, FACEP
DENNIS ATHERTON RDCS, RCT, RRT, ACS, FASE

Keywords / Search Terms

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LIVE Activity Location Details

Date(s)
11-19-2020

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

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