Private Hands-On Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access
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Credits

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access: A Comprehensive Guide - Online Course
4.25 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 Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access

Private Hands-On Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform central and peripheral line techniques and approach in an emergency setting. This course is taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound experts that incorporates comprehensive online lectures and interactive case presentations in a fifteen (15) month access online course featuring a one (1) day (6 hours) [date of your choice], featuring a 1:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan only workshop with both live models (anatomy) and inanimate phantoms (interventional techniques) at our facility in St. Petersburg, FL. This Private Hands-On Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Training course is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need ultrasound-guided vascular access (UGVA) training in an emergency setting. For the best ultrasound education experience, completion of the online course prior to hands on scanning is recommended.

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access
  • “Direct” vs. “Indirect” Techniques
  • “In-plane” vs. “Out-of-plane” Techniques
  • Ultrasound Guided Central Line Placement
  • Principles of Vessel Differentiation
  • Internal Jugular & Axillary/Subclavian Approach
  • Femoral, Antecubital Vein Access
  • Additional Access Sites & Comments on the Pediatric Patient
  • Clinical Case Review

Topics

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access
  • “Direct” vs. “Indirect” Techniques
  • “In-plane” vs. “Out-of-plane” Techniques
  • Ultrasound Guided Central Line Placement
  • Principles of Vessel Differentiation
  • Internal Jugular & Axillary/Subclavian Approach
  • Femoral, Antecubital Vein Access
  • Additional Access Sites & Comments on the Pediatric Patient
  • Clinical Case Review

Objectives

  • Explain the basic imaging principles of ultrasound used during guidance of vascular access.
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the "In-Plane" and "Out-of-Plane" and the "Direct" vs. "Indirect" ultrasound-guided vascular access techniques.
  • Differentiate venous vs. arterial anatomy by ultrasound.
  • Relate ultrasound imaging characteristics of vessels and contiguous anatomy that indicate suitable approach for vascular access.
  • Identify ultrasound imaging characteristics of thrombus or thrombophlebitis changes or other conditions that would indicate a vessel is not suitable for vascular access.
  • Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for Peripheral Line vascular access.
  • Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform ultrasound-guided vascular access procedures.

Target Audience

Physicians, PA’s, CRNA’S, nurses and other medical professionals involved with performing vascular access procedures. Specialty practice may include emergency, trauma, critical care, internal medicine, and intensivists.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Andreas Dewitz  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Vice Chair for Ultrasound Education.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine.
Boston University School of Medicine.
Boston Medical Center.
Boston, MA.
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.

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

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.

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access: A Comprehensive Guide

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 4.25 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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