Emergency Ultrasound of the Pediatric Appendix and GI Tract

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Description

1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 7/12/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 7/12/2019
Video Length: 00:59:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-APGI2
DVD: VL-APGI2
ISBN: 978-1-940954-99-8


Emergency Ultrasound of the Pediatric Appendix and GI Tract

This ultrasound training video is designed to provide an introduction to the ultrasound evaluation of the pediatric GI tract. Scan techniques/protocols, diagnostic criteria and ultrasound characteristics of the appendix, intussusceptions, and pyloric stenosis will be discussed.

  • Indications, Application and Limitations of Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric GI Tract
  • Scan Techniques, Protocols, and Diagnostic Criteria Associated with the Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric GI Tract
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Appendix
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Intussusception
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Pyloric Stenosis

Topics:

  • Indications, application and limitations of ultrasound evaluation of the pediatric GI Tract
  • Scan Techniques, Protocols and Diagnostic Criteria Associated with the Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric GI Tract
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Appendix
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Intussusception
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Pyloric Stenosis
Objectives Upon completion of this enduring material, you should be able to accomplish the following:
    State applications of point-of-care ultrasound unique to pediatrics
  1. Outline scan protocols and techniques for evaluation of the appendix and pediatric GI tract
  2. Recognize ultrasound characteristics associated with GI disorders: appendicitis, intussusceptions and pyloric stenosis
  3. Integrate techniques to perform ultrasound of the pediatric GI tract.
  4. Incorporate ultrasound into the clinical assessment and management of patients presenting with GI disorders
  5. Cite the limitations for ultrasound evaluation of the pediatric GI tract

Target Audience

Physicians and other medical professionals who will be involved with performing pediatric ultrasound in an emergency setting. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to): emergency, trauma, internal medicine, primary care, and critical care.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Stephanie Doniger  MD, RDMS, FAAP, FACEP

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician.
Brooklyn, NY.
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 1.50 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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