Trauma Ultrasound Protocol Manual

  • Instrumentation
  • Scanning Planes
  • Exam Purpose, Limitations and Contraindications
  • Patient Preparation and Terminology
  • Documentation
  • FAST and E-FAST Exams
  • RUSH Exam
  • Ocular Ultrasound
  • Fracture Assessment
  • Foreign Body Detection
  • DVT 2 Point Exam
  • References

Date of Original Release: 12/16/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 12/16/2019

Product Code: PM-T

4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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Details

Upon completion of this enduring material, you should be able to accomplish the following:

  1. List the indications, purpose and examination specifications for the FAST, EFAST, and RUSH Ultrasound exams
  2. Recognize the exam protocols for ocular, fracture assessment, foreign body detection, and limited DVT Ultrasound exams
Target Audience
Sonographers, physicians, PAs and other medical professionals involved with performing trauma, emergency medicine, and critical care ultrasound examinations. Participants may include (but are not limited to): Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Family Practice, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Primary Care, and Hospitalists.
Topics & Objectives

Topics:

  • Instrumentation
  • Scanning Planes
  • Exam Purpose, Limitations and Contraindications
  • Patient Preparation and Terminology
  • Documentation
  • FAST and E-FAST exams
  • RUSH Exam
  • Ocular Ultrasound
  • Fracture Assessment
  • Foreign Body Detection
  • DVT 2 Point Exam
  • References

Course Instructors

Mark Swanson

RT, RDMS, RVT

Clinical Instructor. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. St. Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

James Mateer

MD, RDMS, FACEP

Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine. Medical College of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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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Continuing Education Credits
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 4.00 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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