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Trauma Ultrasound

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$455.00 (12 months access)
8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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Date of Original Release: 3/31/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 3/31/2019
Product Code: OC-UTR161



Trauma Ultrasound

Trauma Ultrasound Online Course is for emergency medicine, critical care, or point-of-care medical professionals and provides topics based ACEP emergency ultrasound practice guidelines. Taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound expert faculty. This self-directed course contains eight (8) modules, 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 by coordinating a private hands-on workshop at the GCUS education facility, registration for a regularly scheduled GCUS scan workshop, or onsite education for groups of 5 or more participants.

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
  • Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals
  • Ultrasound in Trauma: FAST and E-FAST Exam
  • Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access in Trauma
  • Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks in Trauma
  • Soft-Tissue/MSK Applications in Emergency Medicine
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound: Differential Diagnosis of Shock in Trauma
  • Cases in Trauma Ultrasound

Topics

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
  • Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals
  • The FAST and E-FAST Exams
  • Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access Fundamentals
  • Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for Trauma
  • Soft-Tissue / Musculoskeletal Applications in Trauma
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound: Differential Diagnosis of Shock in Trauma
  • Cases in Trauma Ultrasound

Objectives

  • Demonstrate the participants knowledge to better perform and/or interpret trauma ultrasound examinations.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient and pneumothorax (e-FAST).
  • Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the adult heart.
  • State an algorithm for uses of bedside ultrasound for differential diagnosis of shock in a trauma patient.
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages provided when ultrasound is used for performing regional nerve blocks.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal, and fractures.

Target Audience

Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who have little or no experience performing and/or interpreting EM/CCU ultrasound examinations for trauma applications. This program is a comprehensive online course that provides flexibility to complete the lectures at the learners’ convenience and without the need to travel. Physicians may include (but is not limited to) emergency medicine, critical care, internal medicine, family practice, and primary care.

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

James Mateer  MD, RDMS

Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine.
Medical College of Wisconsin.
Milwaukee, WI.
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 8.50 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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