Advanced Peripheral Nerve Applications: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

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Description

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 6/6/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 6/6/2019
Video Length: 0:43:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-MAPNA
DVD: VL-MAPNA
ISBN: 978-1-940954-76-9


Advanced Peripheral Nerve Applications: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

This enduring material is designed to provide an advanced overview into the anatomy, scan techniques and characteristics associated with ultrasound of peripheral nerves.

  • Principles of Imaging Peripheral Nerves with Ultrasound
  • Peripheral Nerve Scanning Techniques
  • Peripheral Nerve Anatomy
  • Normal and Abnormal Nerve Echotexture
  • Use of Anatomic Landmarks
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing vs' Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Foot/Ankle Focal Neuropathies, Nerve Trauma, Nerve Injury, Neuromas, Nerve Scarring, Masses, Tumors

Topics

  • Principles of Imaging Peripheral Nerves with Ultrasound
  • Peripheral Nerve Scanning Techniques
  • Peripheral Nerve Anatomy
  • Normal and Abnormal Nerve Echotexture
  • Use of Anatomic Landmarks
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing vs' Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Foot/Ankle Focal Neuropathies, Nerve Trauma, Nerve Injury, Neuromas, Nerve Scarring, Masses, Tumors

Objectives

  • Increase knowledge and competence to perform peripheral nerve ultrasound of the foot/ankle.
  • List important principles of peripheral nerve sonography scanning techniques.
  • Identify the sonographic appearance of peripheral nerves.
  • State the methods of assessing peripheral nerves innervating the foot and ankle.
  • Apply diagnostic criteria for assessing pathology of the nerves affecting the foot and ankle.

Target Audience

Physicians, sonographers, PAs and NPs, and other medical professionals who are involved with performing and/or interpreting musculoskeletal ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to) radiology, sports medicine, orthopedics, rheumatology, internal medicine, family practice, emergency medicine, PM and R, and physiatrist.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Jeffrey Strakowski  MD

McConnell Spine, Sport, & Joint Physicians.
Columbus, Ohio.
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 1.00 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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