Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Courses & Critical Care Ultrasound Courses, Registry Review and CME Training Products for Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Family Medicine Physicians, NP’s, PA’s, Sonographers, Military, EMS, and other Medical Professionals. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is the most flexible and proven educator of ACCME Accredited Ultrasound CME in the industry. Whether you have never picked up an ultrasound transducer and are looking to integrate ultrasound into your day to day practice, are experienced with using ultrasound but are looking to enhance your skills with more advanced Point of Care ultrasound training, or you are just looking for an accredited Ultrasound CME activity to obtain your required CME Credit, Gulfcoast Ultrasound has CME activities that fit your needs.
Since 1985, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute (GCUS) has been educating medical professionals across all ultrasound practice specialties and experience levels. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is recognized as a worldwide leader in Point of Care Ultrasound training and CME, featuring the largest variety of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound CME offerings in the in the world. Taught by the leading Point of Care Ultrasound experts, you will literally be learning from the individuals who have written the textbooks and practice guidelines. With so many different Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound CME activities and formats offered by Gulfcoast Ultrasound, we have outlined the key features of each of them below to aid in making the best education choice for your career and learning style.
Live, Online & Blended Course Learning Formats
Immediately Implement Skills Learned Into Clinical Practice
3:1 Hands-On Scanning with Live Models
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Live Courses & Blended Courses
Live Courses & Blended Courses
LIVE COURSES (Live Lectures + Hands-On)
Regularly scheduled Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Live Courses are held at our state of the art facility in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Live Courses offer comprehensive training and feature a mixture of didactic lectures being presented by leading industry expert faculty, interactive case studies, and hands-on scanning.
Because the hands-on experience is such an integral part of a successful ultrasound training experience, Gulfcoast Ultrasound courses never exceed a 3:1 participant to instructor ratio during the scanning sessions. The hands-on scanning portion of the Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Live Courses is always conducted on pre-scanned and approved live models for maximum optimal views. You will also receive scanning checklists and case logs signed by our instructors for your use (if needed) for hospital credentialing, etc.
Additionally included in your Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Live Course tuition is Lifetime Access to the Digital Course Syllabus which affords you with the ability to highlight, bookmark, and make any annotations for your use as a great reference tool in the future.
While at the live Emergency Medicine and/or Critical Care Ultrasound course, take advantage of our Gulfcoast Ultrasound product library and check-out a product to use overnight or during lunch/breaks of your course. Our faculty are always eager to interact personally with our participants to answer any questions and share their wealth of Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound knowledge with our course participants. All Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound courses are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ with select courses also offering ACEP, MOC, and ASRT credit(s). (See specific course page for details.) All course participants will receive a certificate upon completion at the end of each course.
BLENDED COURSES (Online Course + Hands-On)
The Blended Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Courses offered by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute also offer a comprehensive training experience, but in a combination of an online, self-paced course format. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Blended Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Courses include 15 months of unlimited access to the applicable Online Course (which would cover the same topics as the corresponding traditional live course) plus a Hands-on Scanning Workshop at the Gulfcoast Ultrasound facility.
The Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Online Courses include structured modules with video lectures, case presentations and post-module quizzes. Upon completion of the Online Course, you will attend a regularly scheduled hands-on workshop (the length of the workshop depends on the particular course you are enrolled in, but most hands-on scanning workshops are usually 1-2 days (6-12 total hours).
For the most effective learning experience with this format, completion of the Online Course is required before attending the hands-on workshop. This education format is also a popular for group education and private hands on courses (Custom onsite training by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is also available).
Combined Live Courses (COMBINE LIVE COURSES AND SAVE!)
Combined Live Courses
Combine our regularly scheduled Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound live courses (which are held at our state-of-the-art facility in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, Florida) to save money.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Live Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Courses offer comprehensive training and feature a mixture of didactic lectures being presented by industry-leading expert faculty, interactive case studies, and hands-on scanning.
Because the hands-on experience is such an integral part of a successful training experience, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute courses never exceed a 3:1 participant-to-instructor ratio. The hands-on scanning is conducted on live models, and inanimate phantoms are also available for ultrasound guided procedure training during select applicable courses. You will also receive scanning checklists and case logs signed by our instructors for your use (if needed) for hospital credentialing purposes.
Additionally included in your Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Course tuition is Lifetime Access to the Digital Course Syllabus which affords you with the ability to highlight, bookmark, and make any annotations for your use as a great reference tool in the future.
Our faculty are always eager to interact personally with our participants to answer any questions and share their wealth of Emergency Medicine & Critical Care knowledge.
All Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute courses are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit with select courses also offering ACEP, MOC, and ASRT credit(s). (See specific course page for details)
You will receive a certificate upon completion of each course.
Private Hands-On Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Courses are the ideal continuing medical education option for medical professionals that prefer to learn in a 1 on 1 educational environment, or the dates of a regularly scheduled course won’t work for them.
Private Hands-On Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Courses are combinations of a 15 month access Online Course, with a Private Hands-On Workshop scheduled to your availability at our facility in St. Petersburg, Florida. All Private Hands-On Courses, feature expert instructor(s), multiple live model patient(s), and are approved for AMA PRA Category I Credits™.
To receive your complimentary quote, select the Private Hands-On Ultrasound Course that you're interested in, click the free quote button, fill out the short form and a Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute CME Coordinator will be in contact with you.
Live webinars are lectures that are streamed live on the internet during the actual time that lecture is being presented. From time to time, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute will offer a live webinar on a particular Emergency Medicine and/or Critical Care Ultrasound topics.
You must be able to watch the video online (accessible from any device with internet) at the advertised times.
Learners will have the ability to email in questions for the speaker to answer as well.
Can’t watch the webinar during the scheduled date/time? Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute will usually record and make these available as training videos. If you see a live webinar topic that you would like to be notified when the training video is format is available for purchase, please call Gulfcoast Ultrasound and one of our CME Coordinators make sure you are notified.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Online Courses are a perfect option for the medical professional who either already has a source of Emergency Medicine & Critical Care hands-on training available to them, or needs a refresher course to stay on top of the most current Emergency Medicine & Critical Care practices.
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Online Course topics are structured off of the same curriculum and lectures as a Gulfcoast Ultrasound Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Live Course (just without the hands-on training).
Individuals who enroll into the Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Online Courses will have 12 months UNLIMITED access to the content which consists of video lectures, and case studies.
Participants will be able to save and/or print their CME Certificates upon successful completion with a (70% Score or higher) on the course quizzes.
All Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Online Courses are accessible from ANY DEVICE with internet access (Computer, Laptop, Tablet or Mobile Device).
In 1985, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute (GCUS Inc.) was established with the mission to provide an ultrasound continuing medical education platform to help medical professionals achieve their credentials and enhance their overall ultrasound knowledge. Today, a division of that mission is commonly referred to as registry review.
Over the past three decades of preparing participants to achieve both ARDMS and CCI registrations in multi-modality fields, GCUS has been leading the way in the education, transformation, and acceleration of ultrasound skills and understanding with the most comprehensive, flexible and successful registry review materials and courses on the market. GCUS combines traditional live seminars, online courses, and study materials for the ultimate educational options for registry success. All Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute registry review programs, courses, webinars and products are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Over the years we have established a full understanding of how valuable our participant’s time is, and that is why our entire team is 100% committed to offer the most comprehensive, easy to follow, most current registry review courses and products.
GCUS registry review courses and study products are designed to enhance and empower sonographers and physicians through established seminars and educational materials created by our expert faculty that we have assembled over three decades of education and training to guarantee your success. Make no mistake, the registry exams are very challenging and are often updated. These exams need proper and significant amount of focused review time. Whether you are relatively new to ultrasound, or a seasoned Sonographer our registry review options will help you achieve your dream of ultrasound certification. Our programs, courses and products are specifically designed to assist you in your preparation to pass these highly difficult exams on your first attempt.
GCUS is the leader in ultrasound review with an average exam success score of >98% in Physics, Abdominal, Adult Echo, Breast, Musculoskeletal /(MSKUS), OB/GYN, Vascular Technology, RPVI, Pediatric and Midwife Certificate. GCUS has been successfully preparing medical professionals for their RVT, RVS, RDCS, RCS, RDMS, RMSK and RMSKS registry exams since 1985. Gulfcoast Ultrasound registry review programs, courses and products are known throughout the continuing medical education industry for being the most comprehensive, highest quality, and efficient preparation options. Gulfcoast registry review programs, courses and products receive the highest reviews and success rate because our past participants are the most successful at taking and passing their boards on their first attempt.
If you do miss the mark on your first attempt at taking the registry after attending a course or webinar, the GCUS Registry Review PASS Guarantee offers you return access to the online course version of your registry review program for 90 days. Simply send us a copy of your exam score (registry exam must be taken within six months of our review) and we’ll grant you a 90 day access to the online course version of the review.
Whatever your motivation is to get registered, and whichever specialty you are looking to get registered in, the entire team at GCUS are here to assist you in any way we can in your Sonography certification goals. Let us help you build your skills and boost your resume. Don’t delay. Surf our site, or give us a call (727)363.4500 and start your path to getting registered today!
Training Videos on virtually any specific Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound topic are available at Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute. These are video lectures recorded in high definition and are available for purchase in either Online or DVD format.
Online Videos include lifetime access from any device with an internet connection (Computer, laptop, tablet or phone). Training videos are also approved for CME credit (see particular product for details).
These training videos are a great tool for individuals, educators or healthcare facilities that need assistance or a refresher in a specific topic. Group discounts/access is also available (Contact Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for more info).
In need of quick, affordable, quality, online CME credit? CME Vitals are the most efficient and cost effective way of obtaining your CME.
These online activities consist of a variety of micro-learning formats which could include either a short video lecture, articles, etc. that are meant to provide an overview of the specific topic of that CME Vital.
CME Vitals activities are available to purchase as individual CME activities or as a “Volume”. Volumes of CME vitals are offered at a discounted price and offer a combined total of 10 AMA PRA Category 1™ credits.
Group enrollment and pricing is also available for CME Vitals.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is proud to offer Ultrasound Textbooks, Protocol Manuals, and Accessories in addition to all other CME activity formats. Our vast variety of reference and study materials cover all practice specialties and may be utilized for a variety of your professional needs personally, for educators, or healthcare facilities. GCUS is recognized as a worldwide leader in Ultrasound continuing education and offers the largest variety of Ultrasound specific educational resources taught and authored by the leading industry experts. With so many different Ultrasound CME activities and formats offered by Gulfcoast Ultrasound and other CME providers, we have outlined some key features of GCUS Textbooks, Protocol Manuals and Accessories below to aid in making the best education choice for your needs:
Step-by-step, easy to follow, manuals walk you through specific ultrasound examinations.
Protocol manuals are available in all specialties for most common comprehensive examinations.
Protocol manuals are all offered in either printed or digital format (Digital format accessible from any internet enabled device (Computer/Laptop, Tablet, or Phone)
ALL protocol manuals include an online video scan demonstration with picture in picture viewing, showing the instructor performing the examination with proper transducer placement, patient positioning, and the corresponding ultrasound images.
Great tools to establish department protocols for credentialing/accreditation purposes or to just utilize personally as a reference material
ALL protocol manuals offer optional AMA PRA CAT I Credits™.
Great teaching tools for educators and reference for students! (Educator discounts are available on volume purchases)
GUI is proud to offer Textbooks on various topics to utilize as valuable reference resources. Textbooks are available for all practice specialties and learning styles.
Select Textbooks that GUI distribute offer various types of CME Credits and supplemental resources via the specific book’s publisher (see specific textbook for details)
Gulfcoast Ultrasound’s Essential Textbooks all offer optional AMA PRA Category I Credits™ and are easy to read/navigate and are a great reference tool for any medical professional utilizing ultrasound and are divided by specialty. Students, sonographers, physicians and any other medial professional looking for a comprehensive textbook that covers all of the essential topics of a specific ultrasound specialty could benefit from these textbooks.
GUI Essential Textbooks are available in either print or digital format and come with accompanying online video clips and audio narration feature to enhance the textbooks learning experience. (E - books are accessible to view from any internet enabled device and have the ability to bookmark, highlight, make annotations, and archive for offline use as well). li >
Educators can utilize GUI Essential Textbooks to enhance or develop their curriculum with educator packages available that include post-chapter quizzes and discounts for volume purchases. li >
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