Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound

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$700.00 (12 months access)
19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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Date of Original Release: 12/16/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 12/16/2019
Product Code: OC-AEM152



Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound

Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound Online Course is intended for any medical professional involved with performing emergency medicine, critical care, or point-of-care ultrasound examinations. This course is designed to provide a strong foundation to perform the advanced ultrasound applications as outlined in the ACEP emergency ultrasound practice guidelines and WINFOCUS. Taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound expert faculty. This self-directed course contains fourteen (14) modules and includes recommended reading assignments, online video lectures, case presentations, and post-activity quizzes. Enrollment is valid for 12 months (365 days) and begins the moment the participant is enrolled. Extend your online course access another 3 months with the addition of an onsite hands-on workshop or registration for a regularly scheduled GCUS scan workshop.

  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Introduction to Cardiac Doppler Ultrasound
  • Echocardiographic Evaluation of Cardiomyopathies
  • Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pericardial Effusion and Cardiac Masses
  • Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Advanced Lung Ultrasound Applications
  • Hydration Status and Fluid Responsiveness
  • ABCs: Sonography in Shock and Sepsis
  • Advanced Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Vascular Access
  • Doppler and Color Flow Imaging: Fundamentals for Point-of-Care Applications
  • Sonography of the Acute Scrotum
  • Nerve Blocks in Emergency Medicine

Topics

  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Introduction to Cardiac Doppler Ultrasound
  • Echocardiographic Evaluation of Cardiomyopathies
  • Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pericardial Effusion and Cardiac Masses
  • Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Advanced Lung Ultrasound Applications
  • Hydration Status and Fluid Responsiveness
  • ABCs: Sonography in Shock and Sepsis
  • Advanced Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Vascular Access
  • Doppler and Color Flow Imaging: Fundamentals for Point-of-Care Applications
  • Sonography of the Acute Scrotum
  • Nerve Blocks in Emergency Medicine

Objectives

  • Develop the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound examinations.
  • Identify sonographic characteristics associated with abdominal sepsis involving the hepatobiliary, renal, and GI systems.
  • Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal and bony cortices in the emergency department.
  • Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for peripheral vascular access.
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages.

Target Audience

This enduring material is intended for any medical professional involved with performing emergency medicine ultrasound examinations. Participants may include (but is not limited to): emergency medicine, critical care, hospitalist, emergency, trauma, surgeons, internal medicine, primary care physicians, PA's and sonographers.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Charlotte Derr  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Associate Program Director, Ultrasound Director.
University of South Florida.
Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
Tampa, FL.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Alexander Levitov  MD, FACCP, FACCM, RDCS

Eastern VA Medical School.
Dept. of Internal Medicine.
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Norfolk, VA.
GUI QI Task Force Committee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

James Mateer  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine.
Medical College of Wisconsin.
Milwaukee, WI.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Bret P. Nelson  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
Department of Emergency Medicine.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Brooklyn, New York.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Dennis Atherton  RDCS, RCT, RRT, ACS, FASE

Director: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Maine Medical Center.
Portland, ME.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Daniel Bourque  MS, RCS, FASE

Orlando Regional Medical Center.
Orlando, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Lori Green  BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

President, Program Director.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
Saint Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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)
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)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force)
Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose


Disclosure of Commercial Support
There was no commercial support involved in the planning, development/implementation of this activity.


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Accreditation Statement

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


The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 19.00 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.

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