Advanced Ultrasound-Guided Procedures

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2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 10/24/2014
Reviewed for content accuracy: 10/24/2017
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 10/24/2020
Video Length: 00:79:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-AUP
ISBN: 978-1-940954-30-1

Advanced Ultrasound-Guided Procedures

This enduring material is designed to provide a comprehensive review of how to perform advanced ultrasound-guided procedures.

Key Topics:
  • Foreign body localization and removal
  • Fracture evaluation
  • Evaluation of tendon injury
  • Evaluation of joint effusion
  • Baker's Cyst
  • Ultrasound-guided abscess localization
  • Evaluation of peritonsillar abscess
  • Evaluation of the orbit
Objectives At the completion of this enduring material, the participant should be able to:
  • Locate a soft tissue foreign body using ultrasound
  • Evaluate a region of bone for fracture
  • Look for evidence of tendon injury 
  • Determine the deepest pocket of fluid to facilitate the drainage of a joint effusion
  • Differentiate cellulitis versus abscess
  • Recognize retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage, and other ocular pathology

Target Audience

Physicians, PA's, NP's and other medical professionals involved with performing ultrasound-guided procedures. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to): Emergency medicine, Critical Care, hospitalists, internal medicine and trauma surgeons

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.

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 2.00 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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