Private Hands-On Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound
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Credits

Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound - Online Course
19.00 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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Product Code: PHO-AEM



Private Hands-On Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound

Private Hands-On Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform the core critical care ultrasound applications as outlined in the WINFOCUS and ACEP practice guidelines. This course combines the Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound comprehensive online course (featuring fifteen (15) months unlimited access to the video and interactive case presentation modules presented by leading industry experts) PLUS a one (1) day (6 hours) hands on workshop [date of your choice] at our facility in St. Petersburg, FL. The hands-on workshop promises no larger than a 1:1 participant to instructor ratio for ample time actually performing the exams on live models as well as phantoms for practicing ultrasound-guided procedures. This private hands-on course is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers, and other medical professionals who need critical care ultrasound training. For the best ultrasound education experience, completion of the online course prior to hands on scanning is recommended.

  • 15 Months Unlimited Access to Comprehensive Online Course
  • Hands-On Scanning Workshop (1-day) in St. Petersburg, FL
  • 1:1 Participant to Hands-on Instructor Ratio
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Introduction to Cardiac Doppler Ultrasound
  • Echocardiographic Evaluation of: Cardiomyopathies, Pericardial Effusion, Cardiac Masses, Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony, Coronary Artery Disease.
  • Advanced Lung Ultrasound Applications
  • Hydration Status and Fluid Responsiveness
  • ABCs: Sonography in Shock and Sepsis
  • Advanced Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Vascular Access
  • Doppler and Color Flow Imaging: Fundamentals for Point-of-Care Applications
  • Sonography of the Acute Scrotum
  • Nerve Blocks in Emergency Medicine

Topics

  • 15 Months Unlimited Access to Comprehensive Online Course
  • Hands On Scanning Workshop (1-day) in St. Petersburg, FL
  • 1:1 Participant to Hands-on Instructor Ratio
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Introduction to Cardiac Doppler Ultrasound
  • Echocardiographic Evaluation of: Cardiomyopathies, Pericardial Effusion, Cardiac Masses, Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony, Coronary Artery Disease.
  • Advanced Lung Ultrasound Applications
  • Hydration Status and Fluid Responsiveness
  • ABCs: Sonography in Shock and Sepsis
  • Advanced Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Vascular Access
  • Doppler and Color Flow Imaging: Fundamentals for Point-of-Care Applications
  • Sonography of the Acute Scrotum
  • Nerve Blocks in Emergency Medicine

Objectives

  • Develop the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound examinations
  • Identify sonographic characteristics associated with abdominal sepsis involving the hepatobiliary, renal, and GI systems
  • Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal, and bony cortices in the emergency department
  • Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for peripheral vascular access
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages

Target Audience

This course is intended for any medical professional involved with performing emergency medicine and critical care ultrasound examinations. Participants may include (but is not limited to): emergency medicine, critical care, hospitalist, emergency, trauma, surgeons, internal medicine, primary care physicians, PA's, and sonographers.

Course Instructors

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

Alexander Levitov  MD, FACCP, FACCM, RDCS

Eastern VA Medical School.
Dept. of Internal Medicine.
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Norfolk, VA.
GUI QI Task Force Committee
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.

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.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Daniel Bourque  MS, RCS, FASE

Orlando Regional Medical Center.
Orlando, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Dennis Atherton  RDCS, RCT, RRT, ACS, FASE

Director: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Maine Medical Center.
Portland, ME.
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

Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care 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 19.00 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.

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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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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