Pediatric Ultrasound Courses (Both General and Point-of-Care Pediatric) Registry, and CME Training Products for Pediatricians, Primary Care, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine Physicians, NP’s, PA’s, Sonographers, Military, and other Medical Professionals. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is the most flexible and proven ACCME Accredited Pediatric Ultrasound CME provider 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 an experienced sonographer in another specialty but are looking to cross train and add to your skill set, need to pass your ARDMS Pediatric Ultrasound Registry, or you are just looking for a quality CME Ultrasound 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 General Pediatric and Pediatric Emergency/Critical Care Ultrasound continuing medical education. Gulfcoast offers the largest variety of CME offerings and are taught by the leading industry experts. You will literally be learning from the individuals who have written the Pediatric Ultrasound textbooks and practice guidelines.
With so many different Pediatric Ultrasound CME activities and formats offered by Gulfcoast Ultrasound and other CME providers, we have outlined some key features of each GCUS format below to aid in making the best education choice for your career and lifestyle.
Live & Online Courses
Intro, Advanced & Registry Review
Hands-On Scanning Workshops
3:1 Participant-to-Instructor Scan Ratio
Live Courses & Blended Courses
Live Courses & Blended Courses
LIVE COURSES (Live Lectures & Hands-On)
Regularly scheduled Pediatric Ultrasound Live Courses are held at our state of the art facility in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Pediatric 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 Pediatric 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 Pediatric 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 Pediatric 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 Pediatric Ultrasound knowledge with our course participants. All Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Pediatric 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 Pediatric 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 Pediatric 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 Pediatric 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).
Private Hands-On Pediatric 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 Pediatric 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, GCUS will offer a live webinar on a particular Pediatric Ultrasound topics (see below for any upcoming scheduled webinars).
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? GCUS will usually record and make these available as training videos. If you see a live webinar topics 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 Pediatric Online Courses are a perfect option for the medical professional who either already has a source of Pediatric hands-on training available to them, or needs a refresher course to stay on top of the most current Pediatric Ultrasound practices.
Pediatric Ultrasound Online Course topics are structured off of the same curriculum and lectures as a Gulfcoast Ultrasound Pediatric Ultrasound Live Course (just without the hands-on training).
Individuals who enroll into the Pediatric Ultrasound 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 Pediatric Ultrasound Online Courses are accessible from ANY DEVICE with internet access (Computer, Laptop, Tablet or Mobile Device).
Training Videos on virtually any specific Pediatric 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 GCUS for more info).
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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