Private Hands-On Trauma and Acute Care Sonography
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Credits

Trauma Ultrasound - Online Course
8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Hands-On Workshop
7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Location

St. Petersburg, FL  

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Private Hands-On Trauma and Acute Care Sonography

Private Hands-On Trauma and Acute Care Sonography Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform the core ultrasound applications as outlined in the ACEP emergency ultrasound practice guidelines. This course is taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound experts that incorporates comprehensive online lectures and interactive case presentations with fifteen (15) months unlimited access, featuring one (1) day (6 hours) of scanning of your choice, featuring a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scanning with live models and phantoms during the full day scan-only workshop at our facility in St. Petersburg, FL. This Private Hands-On Trauma and Acute Care Sonography Training course is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need trauma and acute care sonography training. For the best ultrasound education experience, completion of the online course prior to hands on scanning is recommended.

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
  • Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals
  • The FAST and E-FAST Exams
  • Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access Fundamentals
  • Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for Trauma
  • Soft-Tissue/Musculoskeletal Applications in Trauma
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound: Differential Diagnosis of Shock in Trauma
  • Cases in Trauma Ultrasound

Topics

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
  • Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals
  • The FAST and E-FAST Exams
  • Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access Fundamentals
  • Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for Trauma
  • Soft-Tissue/Musculoskeletal Applications in Trauma
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound: Differential Diagnosis of Shock in Trauma
  • Cases in Trauma Ultrasound

Objectives

  • Increase knowledge and skills to perform ultrasound examinations (specific exams based on specialty track selected).
  • Demonstrate appropriate scan techniques and protocols for performing ultrasound examinations.
  • Improve scanning skills and increase diagnostic confidence.
  • Perform examinations under supervised conditions to help fulfill credentialing and/or individual certification requirements
  • Demonstrate the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret trauma ultrasound examinations
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient and pneumothorax (e-FAST)
  • Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the adult heart
  • State an algorithm for uses of bedside ultrasound for differential diagnosis of shock in a trauma patient
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages provided when ultrasound is used for performing regional nerve blocks
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal, and fractures

Target Audience

Any medical professional 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.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Bonnie Starr  Senior Hands-On Clinical Instructor

Bonnie Starr, RDMS, RVT.
Senior Clinical Instructor.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Brian Schenker  MBA, RDMS, RVT

Program Coordinator.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Charlotte Derr  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Associate Program Director, Ultrasound Director.
University of South Florida.
Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
Tampa, FL.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Mark Swanson  RT, RDMS, RVT

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

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

James Mateer  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine.
Medical College of Wisconsin.
Milwaukee, WI.
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


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Continuing Education Credits

Trauma Ultrasound

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 8.50 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.

Hands-On Workshop

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 live activity for a maximum of 7.00 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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General Sonography Physics

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute presents 3 free tips to help you study for the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Exam.

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Challenges Sonographers Face

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Program Director Theresa Jorgensen uses humor to take a look at the some of the typical challenges sonographers face while trying to take an accurate patient history.

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