Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound

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$600.00 (12 months access)
15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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Date of Original Release: 8/2/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 8/2/2019
Product Code: OC-PECC161



Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound

Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Online Course provides participants with a strong foundation to perform the core ultrasound applications as outlined in the ACEP and AIUM ultrasound practice guidelines. The program is taught by leading ultrasound expert physicians and sonographers to provide the perfect balance of physicians' clinical experience and sonographers expertise. 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.

  • Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
  • The Pediatric E-FAST Exam
  • Pediatric Genitourinary System
  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Pediatric Abdominal Case Studies
  • Advanced Thoracic Applications
  • Focused Cardiac Assessment of the Pediatric Patient
  • Shock and Hypotension: RUSH protocol
  • Ultrasound-Guided Procedures
  • Soft-Tissue and MSK Applications in the Pediatric Patient
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Scrotum/Testicular
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of DVT

Topics

  • Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
  • The Pediatric E-FAST Exam
  • Pediatric Genitourinary System
  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Pediatric Abdominal Case Studies
  • Advanced Thoracic Applications
  • Focused Cardiac Assessment of the Pediatric Patient
  • Shock and Hypotension: RUSH protocol
  • Ultrasound-Guided Procedures
  • Soft-Tissue and MSK Applications in the Pediatric Patient
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Scrotum/Testicular
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of DVT

Objectives

  • Demonstrate the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound examinations.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  • Identify normal imaging characteristics of the pediatric urinary tract and recognize commonly seen pathology associated with renal disease and the GI tract in infants and children.
  • Demonstrate protocols for evaluation of the trauma patient (FAST).
  • Demonstrate ultrasound protocols for evaluation of pneumothorax, pneumonia and endotracheal tube placement.
  • Recognize the benefits of Ultrasound-Guided Procedures such as vascular access and lumbar puncture.
  • Perform a focused cardiac ultrasound examination on a pediatric patient.
  • Explain the benefits of soft-tissue and MSK ultrasound in the pediatric patient.
  • Demonstrate a focused two-point venous evaluation for DVT.
  • Perform testicular ultrasound and recognize commonly seen abnormalities.
  • Demonstrate confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

Target Audience

This pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound course is intended for physicians, PA's, nurses, and/or sonographers involved with performing ultrasound on pediatric patients in the emergency and/or critical care setting. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to) emergency, trauma, critical care, hospitalists, internal medicine, and primary care.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Stephanie Doniger  MD, RDMS, FAAP, FACEP

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician.
Brooklyn, NY.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
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.

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 15.50 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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