Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Upper and Lower Extremities
  • MSK Imaging Fundamentals and Tissue Characterization
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Shoulder and Pathology
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Elbow and Pathology
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hand and Wrist: Normal and Pathology
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Knee and Knee Pathology
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Ankle and Foot
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hip
  • Ultrasound-Guided MSK Injection Techniques

Date of Original Release: 10/21/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 10/21/2019

Price:  $819.00 (12 months access)
Code: OC-MSK161
15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

 

Details

Modules

  1. MSK Imaging Fundamentals and Tissue Characterization
  2. Ultrasound Evaluation of the Shoulder and Pathology
  3. Ultrasound Evaluation of the Elbow and Pathology
  4. Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hand and Wrist: Normal and Pathology
  5. Ultrasound Evaluation of Knee and Knee Pathology
  6. Ultrasound Evaluation of the Ankle and Foot
  7. Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hip
  8. Ultrasound-Guided MSK Injection Techniques
Topics & Objectives
Topics:
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals and Tissue Characterization
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Shoulder
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Shoulder Pathology
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Normal Elbow
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Elbow Pathology
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hand and Wrist (2 Parts)
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Knee
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Knee Pathology
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Foot & Ankle
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hip
  • Ultrasound-Guided MSK Injection Techniques

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to:

  • Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations.
  • List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications.
  • Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
  • Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle/foot & hip ultrasound examinations.
  • Identify normal anatomy during musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging.
  • Identify the sonographic appearance of commonly seen pathology of the shoulder, knee, elbow, wrist/ hand, ankle and foot.
  • Demonstrate the use of MSK sonography for diagnosis and ultrasound-guided interventions and describe “in-plane” and “out of plane” injection/aspiration techniques using inanimate phantoms.
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.
Target Audience
Physicians and sonographers who are involved with the ultrasound evaluation of the musculoskeletal system of the upper and lower extremities. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to) those involved with specialties in: radiology, orthopedics, sports medicine, physical therapy, chiropractic medicine, rheumatology, and emergency medicine.
Course Instructors

Craig Chappell

DO, CAQSM, RMSK

IN2IT Medical Non-Surgical Ortho & Sports Medicine,
Orem, UT
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Paul Lento

MD, RMSK

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates,
Sarasota, FL

No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jon Jacobson

MD, RMSK

Professor of Radiology, Director of Musculoskeletal Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Timothy J. Mazzola

MD, CAQSM, RMSK

Cornerstone Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine,
Denver, Colorado
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee

No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Shane Shapiro

MD, RMSK

Sports & Orthopedic Medicine,
Mayo Medical School,
Assistant Professor,
Jacksonville, Florida
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Theresa Jorgensen

RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Ultrasound consultant – Phoenix, Arizona
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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Continuing Education Credits
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 live activity for a maximum of 15.00 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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