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Apr. 28 - May. 2, 2014


May 15-17, 2014


May 15-16, 2014


June 2-6, 2014


June 2-6, 2014


June 2-4, 2014


June 5-6, 2014


June 5-6, 2014


June 20, 2014


June 25-26, 2014


June 25-26, 2014


June 25-28, 2014


June 25-28, 2014


June 27-28, 2014


Jul. 28 - Aug. 1, 2014


August 8, 2014


August 25-27, 2014


August 25-27, 2014


September 8-10, 2014


September 10, 2014


September 15-17, 2014


September 15-17, 2014


September 15-19, 2014


September 15-19, 2014


September 18-19, 2014


October 13-15, 2014


October 13-17, 2014


October 16-17, 2014


November 3-4, 2014


November 10-12, 2014


November 10-15, 2014


November 13-15, 2014


December 8-12, 2014

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why Choose Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute?
A: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. is a respected leader in continuing medical education dedicated to the diagnostic ultrasound profession. Since 1985, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute has had over 30,000 physicians, sonographers, and other medical professionals attend its regularly scheduled programs. In addition, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute has developed over 140 self-directed educational products for all specialties and levels of experience.

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute uses the latest technology and innovative teaching methods to ensure the participant receives the maximum educational benefit. As a result, both seminars and educational products have received a 99.8% satisfaction rating for meeting or exceeding over-all educational objectives based on post-course evaluations.

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute also receives consistent high ratings for the quality and amount of hands-on instruction; a key component to effective learning.

The hands-on instructors are registered physicians and/or sonographers with a vast amount of experience specific to the client's needs.

Webinars:

Q: Can I watch my webinar/online video on multiple computers?
A: “No, due to contractual agreements with our presenters, a purchase of a single webinar/online video is limited to use on one computer and limited to the specified number of days available from time of purchase.”


Q: Video isn't palying and the browser (Firefox, Chrome) claims that that plug-in is not installed.
A: "Some browsers such as Firefox and Chrome require a Windows Media Player Plugin in order for video playback. You must install the plugin (Here) then restart your browser in order to allow it to work.


Products:

Q: Where can i find my transaction ID?
A: "Your transaction ID is located in multiple places; also you may call us anytime in order to retrieve it. Your transaction ID is printed on your reciept email that is sent to you directly after a purchase. You can also find your transaction ID on the website by logging in, and clicking on the 'Order History'."


Q: I lost my audio disk to my workbook / flashcards, can I purchase a replacement?
A: “Yes, as long as you are in our system as the purchaser of that product, you can purchase replacement discs for a prorated amount.”


Q: I have an older version of a Product, can I get a discount on the newer version
A: “Due to new content and speakers, the newer version are technically completely different products therefore no discounts can be applied.”


Q: Can I purchase one product and have multiple people take the CME quiz for credits?
A: “It is not recommended, the product will be registered to the specified purchaser, so in the event of credit auditing being done there will be no way to verify that person has purchased that product to take the associated quiz for CME credits)."


Q: Are SDMS credits accepted for my X-Ray CME’s?
A: “Yes, SDMS and ASRT credits are fully accepted by the ARRT for X-Ray Credits.”


Q: Are AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) accepted for Ultrasound CME’s?
A: “Yes, AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) are fully accepted forms of Ultrasound CME Credit.”


Q: My product arrived in a longer than predicted timeframe, can I get a refund on shipping?
A: “If the shipping delay is on behalf of the Shipping courier (UPS, USPS, FEDEX) we have no control over that and cannot offer a refund as we are still charged full shipping charges by the courier.”


Q: Can I get a discount?
A: "Yes, Gulfcoast Ultrasound has a discount program called the CME-Z card. If you attend a live course and purchase products while the course is going on you will receive a complimentary card, or you can always purchase a lifetime membership for a one-time fee of $9.95. the membership will give your 5% off a purchase of 2 items produced by Gulfcoast Ultrasound or 10% off the purchase of 3 or more products at the same time produced by Gulfcoast Ultrasound."


Q: Do you offer educator discounts?
A: "Yes, Gulfcoast Ultrasound offers educator discounts hrough the H.E.L.P program where you will get 15% off the purchase of 5 or more DVD / CD products and 1 free workbook for every 5 purchased at the same time. Call for ore details."


Courses:

Q: I lost my certificate, can I get another?
A: “Yes, you can get a replacement Certificate of completion with verification of credits received for a fee of $10, (they will be Mailed, faxed, or emailed)."


Q: Can I leave a course early if I have to and still get Credits?
A: "If you are in need of just ultrasound credits (AMA PRA Category 1) the answer is YES however, you will be deducted credit hours for the amount of time missed by leaving early. If you're in need of ASRT or X-Ray credits, you CANNOT leave early, because the ARRT states they must have a separate signature of attendance and the credits associated with that course are 'all or none'"


Online Courses:

Q: What order should I move through the course modules?
A: The course modules are set up in a preferred sequence of completion. It is recommended to start at the top of the list and work your way down.


Q: How do I select an activity?
A: An activity or learning module will usually have a small icon and be listed in blue on a standard web page. When you hover over that selection your cursor should change. Clicking on that item will open that activity in a web page.


Q: Can I hide or move the navigation or settings menu at the left of the screen?
A: Yes. You can do both. Hover over the "+" or "-" signs in the header bar and you will see a tooltip to hide or collapse the toolbar. Hover over the area to the right of the same symbols and you will have the option to move the toolbar to the "dock". Click on either choice to see the effect.


Q: Is there a place where I see the grades of my completed quizzes?
A: Yes. Go to the "Settings" menu, find 'Course Administration" and then "Grades". This should list the grades of the quizzes (or other grade-able module) that you have completed within the course. It should also show you your course average at the bottom.


Q: I am viewing on an Android tablet, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Is there a version optimized for tablets or mobile devices?
A: Yes. At the upper-right of each page there is an option to view for mobile devices. Click this option and you will view the mobile optimized version of the online courses.


Q: Can I contact someone if I have a question?
A: Yes. Use the "User Contact" button or the messaging system within the course to communicate with the course administrator(s) if you have any questions or issues with your online course. You may also submit your questions by email to classroom@gcus.com . You can also reach Gulfcoast Ultrasound Online Courses Technical Assistance by phone during business hours M-F 8:30 am to 5:00 PM EST at 800-619-1900 or 727-363-4500. Questions received after normal business hours may take until the following business workday for a response.


Q: My content/videos don't seem to be displaying or playing right?
A: Please make sure your PC or device has an active internet connection (high-speed or broadband recommended) and that your browser security supports Adobe® Flash playback or HTML 5. The video files should playback on all modern internet browsers including iOS devices. The Adobe Flash content will only playback on a Windows or Mac PC (desktop/laptop) and certain Android devices.


How can I get help! If you have questions about course content or require technical support, for the online classes please contact us and we'll be happy to assist. You can also reach Gulfcoast Ultrasound Online Course Technical Assistance by phone during business hours M-F 8:30 am to 5:00 PM EST at 800-619-1900 or 727-363-4500. Questions received after normal business hours may take until the following business workday for a response. You may also submit your questions by email to classroom@gcus.com .
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Where will Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute be next?
SDMSSep. 24-28, 2014
AAFPOct. 21-25, 2014
ACEPOct. 27-30, 2014
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