Sonography Principles & Instrumentation Registry Review

  • Comprehensive One Day Registry Review for the Physics/SPI Exam
  • Interactive Mock Exams with an Audience Response System
  • Bonus 5 Days of Online Registry Review Access
  • Highest Exam Pass Rate in the Industry!
  • Part of our PASS Guarantee Program, Pass your Exam the First Time!

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Location: St. Pete Beach, FL 

Pricing

Advanced Registration:
Sonographer: $275.00/ Physician: $375.00

Regular Registration:
Sonographer: $375.00/ Physician: $475.00

Late Registration:
Sonographer: $475.00/ Physician: $575.00

* See Pricing section for details

CREDITS

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Approved for 8 MOC point(s)

Code: RRSPI-171


Participants :

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Objectives and Topics

  1. Increase the participants’ knowledge to better perform diagnostic ultrasound examinations.
  2. State the elementary principles of ultrasound including definition of ultrasound, basic properties and units of measure.
  3. Describe the fundamental principles of sound and the propagation of sound in soft-tissue.
  4. Cite the different types of transducers, focusing, sound beam formation and the various types of resolution including: axial, lateral, contrast and temporal
  5. Recognize components and terminology of ultrasound equipment and instrumentation.
  6. List the advantages of Doppler, Color Flow and Color Power Imaging.
  7. Differentiate imaging artifacts by their cause and characteristic appearance
  8. Apply statistical test correlation and test validation using CHI Square principles regarding sensitivity, specificity and overall test accuracy.
  9. Outline safety, quality control, quality assurance and bioeffects concerns regarding operation and maintenance of ultrasound equipment.
  10. Identify areas of weakness that require additional self-study to successful pass the ultrasound board examination offered by ARDMS, CCI or ARRT.


    Topics

  • Essentials of Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Physical Principles
  • Pulse Echo Instrumentation, Storage and Display
  • Propagation of Ultrasound Through Tissue
  • Transducers
  • Image Controls
  • Doppler Instrumentation and Hemodynamics
  • Imaging Artifacts
  • Quality Assurance and Safety

* Pricing
Each course registration includes: a digital course notebook (lifetime access to any device, full color presentations, and the ability to take notes/make annotations within the e-book that will sync across devices.) Daily continental breakfast and afternoon snack will also be provided.

A printed version of the notebook can be purchased at an additional fee of $65. Please place your order by calling (727)363-4500 at least 1 week prior to the start of the course to ensure that it is available for you at the start of the course.

The Advanced Registration Tuition is applied to registration submitted and paid/postmarked at least 21 days in advance of the course.
The Regular Registration Tuition is applied to registrations submitted between 7-21 days in advance of the course.
The Late Registration Tuition is strictly enforced and is applied to ALL registrations submitted within one week (7 days) of the start of the course.

Target Audience
Medical professionals who are preparing to take the ARDMS SPI registry board exams or individuals who need a comprehensive review for professional improvement and/or CME credits.
Course Instructors
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Bryan Dodd, M.Ed, RDMS, RVT, RT(R)
Faculty & Content Disclosures...
Faculty Disclosure
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of CME. Speakers will disclose any relevant commercial relationships prior to the start of the educational activity.

Content Validation
All presentations for this CME activity were reviewed and approved by members of the GUI CME Review Committee to determine content validity and to ensure that no conflicts of interest exist prior to the activity commencement or material compilation.

Disclosure of Individuals in Control of Content
In addition to the faculty listed the following individuals are recognized by GUI as being in control of content of this program:

James Mateer, MD, RDMS (Medical Director-planner, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Medical Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Andreas Dewitz, MD, RDMS(Member of Advisory Board, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair of Ultrasound Education
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT (Program Director/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT
Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

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Continuing Education Credits
The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 8 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

This course also meets CME/CEU requirements for ARDMS. Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.
GUI PASS Guarantee!
No traveling and no waiting until the next review comes to your city!

The GUI PASS Guarantee offers you a FREE Registry Review Webinar if you do not pass your registry exam after attending one of our reviews.
You’ll be able to review from the comfort of your home AND on your time. The GUI PASS Guarantee allows participants unlimited return if you are not able to pass your exam. It's that easy.
Just send us a copy of your exam score (registry exam must be taken within six months from our review), and we'll grant you access to the Registry Review Webinar version of the review.
No traveling! No waiting! Speakers and high-speed Internet connection required. Registry Review Webinar available for viewing for 15 days. Copy of exam score required. Guarantee valid on Live review sessions (whether at St. Pete Beach, FL or via Live Webinar) and on Registry Review Webinar reviews. Registry exam must be taken within six months from our review.
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