Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics

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Description

1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 12/11/2015
This edition valid for credit through: 12/11/2018
Video Length: 1:04:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-IF2
DVD: VL-IF2
ISBN: 978-1-940954-68-4


Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics

Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics Training Video is designed to provide an overview of ultrasound imaging fundamentals, system controls, image quality, and look at imaging artifacts as well as soft tissue.

  • Sound Generation and Basic Principles
  • Transducers
  • System Controls & Image Quality
  • Imaging Artifacts

Topics

  • Sound Generation and Basic Principles
  • Transducers
  • System Controls & Image Quality
  • Imaging Artifacts

Objectives

  • Outline the interaction of sound with soft-tissue and other mediums.
  • Demonstrate the relationship between system controls and image quality.
  • Identify different types of imaging artifacts.

Target Audience

Physicians, sonographers, PAs and NPs, and other medical professionals who are involved with performing and/or interpreting diagnostic ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to) radiologists, sports medicine, orthopedics, rheumatology, emergency medicine, critical care, OB/GYN and cardiology.

Course Instructors

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 1.50 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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