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Introduction to OB/GYN Ultrasound Course

Course Code: OE-122
Location: St. Pete Beach, FL - 4615 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Available Date(s):  December 6-8, 2012   |  March 21-23, 2013   |  November 7-9, 2013   |  March 20-22, 2014   |  November 13-15, 2014
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Advanced Registration: $1,675.00*
Regular Registration:  $1,775.00

*The Advanced Registration fee is honored if payment is made/postmarked 21 days or more prior to the beginning date of the program
A $100.00 late fee will apply if registering less than or equal to 7 Days before the course.

20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
19.25 hours of ACEP Category I Credits
Also meets CME requirements for ARDMS

   
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Course Description

This three-day OB-GYN hands-on ultrasound course combines a strong foundation to perform and/or interpret OB-GYN ultrasound examinations.  A comprehensive overview of OB-GYN transabdominal and endovaginal ultrasound scan protocols and scan techniques.  The course is taught by leading ultrasound experts and includes lectures, interactive case presentations using an audience response system, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models for a realistic training experience.  Topics include GYN anatomy & pathology, first trimester ultrasound, Sonography in the 2nd and 3rd trimester, fetal biometry & fetal abnormalities.  The OB-GYN ultrasound hands-on training also provides 20.0 AMA PRA Categoy1 Credits™ (also meets ARDMS and lab accreditation CME requirements) and 19.25 hours of ACEP Category I Credit.  In addition, the OB-GYN Ultrasound seminar offers 19 Category A ASRT Credits.

Objectives & Topics
At the completion of this program, the participant should be able to:
  1. Increase the participants’ knowledge to better perform and/or interpret gynecology and obstetrical ultrasound examinations.
  2. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images
  3. Demonstrate routine scan protocols for performing transabdominal and endovaginal GYN scanning, and 1st trimester obstetric applications.
  4. State the normal and abnormal imaging characteristics of the ovaries and uterus and differentiate commonly seen pathology.
  5. List the indications and ultrasound findings for suspicion of an ectopic pregnancy.
  6. Demonstrate normal fetal anatomy and apply appropriate measurement techniques for a biophysical profile to assess fetal dates and appropriate fetal development during 2nd and 3rd trimester obstetrical ultrasound examinations.
  7. Recognize the more commonly seen fetal abnormalities and their corresponding ultrasound imaging characteristics.

Course Topics:

  • Imaging Fundamentals
  • GYN Anatomy
  • Scan Protocol (TAS & TVS)
  • GYN Pathology/Case Studies
  • Fetal Anatomy/Fetal Environment/Placenta
  • Biophysical Profile & Multiple Gestation
  • Fetal Abnormalities Part 1
  • Fetal Abnormalities Part 2
  • Hands-On Scanning & Case Studies Review

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Target Audience/Course Pre-Requisites
Sonographers, physicians, physician assistants, nurse midwife, nurse practioners, and other medical professionals involved in performing OB-GYN ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to) those involved with: OB-GYN, family practice, endocrinologists, internal medicine, and emergency medicine. Back to top
Course Instructors

Jill Beithon, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Carol Neil, RDMS, RVT, RT

Ahmed M. Al-Malt, MD

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

Theresa Jorgensen, RDMS, RDCS, RVT (Program Manager and reviewer, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Program Manager, 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 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 19.25 hour(s) of ACEP Category I 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. Back to top
Pricing

Advanced Registration: $1,675.00*
Regular Registration:  $1,775.00

*The Advanced Registration fee is honored if payment is made/postmarked 21 days or more prior to the beginning date of the program
A $100.00 late fee will apply if registering less than or equal to 7 Days before the course.
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