Focused Cardiac Assessment for the Pediatric Patient

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Description

1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 12/7/2017
This edition valid for credit through: 12/7/2020
Video Length: 00:47:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-PFCUS
DVD: VL-PFCUS
ISBN: 978-1-945749-38-4


Focused Cardiac Assessment for the Pediatric Patient

This pediatric emergency/critical care ultrasound training video is designed to provide a review of the indicators and applications for performing focused cardiac ultrasound examinations on the pediatric population. Standard imaging views, protocols, cardiac ultrasound anatomy, and basic measurements for LV function and volume assessment are discussed.

  • Focused Cardiac Protocol
  • Standard Imaging Views
  • Focused Cardiac Sonography Anatomy
  • Evaluation of Cardiac Contractility and LV Function
  • Evaluation of Pericardial Effusion
  • Tamponade
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Volume Assessment

Topics

  • Focused Cardiac Protocol
  • Standard Imaging Views
  • Focused Cardiac Sonography Anatomy
  • Evaluation of Cardiac Contractility and LV Function
  • Evaluation of Pericardial Effusion
  • Tamponade
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Volume Assessment

Objectives

  • Illustrate the applications and indications for performing a focused cardiac Ultrasound exam on pediatric patients.
  • Identify normal and abnormal cardiac ultrasound anatomy in pediatric patients.
  • State routine views and techniques for acquiring 2D images.
  • Outline criteria for performing qualitative and quantitative assessment of LV function in a focused examination of pediatric patients.

Target Audience

Sonographers, physicians, nurse practitioners, PA’s or other medical professional performing and/or interpreting focused cardiac ultrasound in the pediatric setting.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Bret P. Nelson  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
Department of Emergency Medicine.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Brooklyn, New York.
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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