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General Ultrasound Physics (SPI) Registry Review Course

All attendees receive 5 additional days of the online registry review to ensure retention and comprehension of the material covered. Only offered by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute!

Course Code: RRSPI-131
Location: St. Pete Beach, FL - 4615 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Available Date(s):  May 8, 2013   |  May 6, 2015
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Advanced Registration: $275.00 *
Regular Registration:  $375.00

Each course registration includes: a digital course notebook (lifetime access to any device with an internet connection, and full color, notes / annotations that will sync across devices. Daily continental breakfast and afternoon snack will also be provided. A printed notebook can be purchased at an additional fee of $65.00, orders must be placed 2 weeks prior to the course. For pricing and to order a printed notebook please call 800-619-1900.

*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.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Also meets CME requirements for ARDMS

   
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Course Description

Successfully prepare for the Ultrasound Physics registry exam with the leaders in ultrasound continuing medical education.  Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute has 30 years of experience providing general physics ultrasound registry review courses and our participants have enjoyed an 90% success pass rate based on post-course surveys.

The Ultrasound Physics Registry Review course provides a comprehensive review for successful certification exam completion.  The Sonography Principles and Instrumentation registry review is taught by leading experts in the ultrasound profession and includes interactive lectures, case studies, and mock registry exams using an interactive Audience Response System.

Attend The General Ultrasound Physics Registry Review workshop as a method to assess areas of weakness to effectively plan your exam preparation or attend the SPI registry review as the final comprehensive review before taking the exam. 

Combine the Ultrasound Physics Registry Review with the GUI PASS Package (Ultrasound Physics registry review workbook, flashcards, and CD mock exam) for a complete study plan and the most comprehensive review available. 

Unable to travel?  The General Ultrasound Physics (SPI) registry review seminar is streamed live to the Internet.  The live, interactive Ultrasound Physics registry review webinar is the perfect cost-effective, convenient alternative to attend the Sonography Principles & Instrumentation ultrasound registry preparation course.  The General Ultrasound Physics registry review workshop is also available in an “on-demand” online format.  Call for details!

The Ultrasound Physics registry review is designed to help you gain the confidence you need to pass the ARDMS, CCI, or ARRT certification exams. GUARANTEED! 

Objectives & Topics
Upon completion of the program, the participant should be able to:
  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.

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Target Audience/Course Pre-Requisites
Medical professionals who is preparing to take the ARDMS, CCI, or ASRT ultrasound principles and instrumentation board exams. The SPI ultrasound review is also effective for individuals who need a comprehensive review for professional improvement and/or CME. Back to topBack to the top of the page
Course Instructors

Donald Milburn, RDCS, RVT, NACT, FSDMS

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.

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 topBack to the top of the page
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. Back to topBack to the top of the page
Pricing

Advanced Registration: $275.00*
Regular Registration:  $375.00

*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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