Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access

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Description

3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 6/1/2018
This edition valid for credit through: 6/1/2021
Video Length: 02:13:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-UGVA4
DVD: VL-UGVA4
ISBN: 978-1-945749-41-4


Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access

Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access training video lecture is planned in accordance with the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), ACEP, and WINFOCUS guidelines and is designed for medical professionals who perform central or peripheral line placement. This ultrasound training video combines a comprehensive review of many ultrasound guidance techniques. You will learn direct vs' indirect techniques, as well as ultrasound vessel differentiation for central and peripheral line placement, and many others.

  • Fundamentals of UGVA
  • Why use Ultrasound Guidance?
  • Direct vs Indirect Techniques
  • In-plane vs' Out of Plane Techniques
  • Principles of Vessel Differentiation and Procedural Tips
  • Ultrasound-Guided Central Line Placement
  • IJ, Axillary/Subclavian and Femoral Vein Access
  • Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Line Placement
  • Peripheral Line Placement
  • Antecubital vein access
  • Additional Access Sites
  • Pediatric Patient
  • Clinical Cases

Topics

  • Fundamentals of UGVA
  • Why use Ultrasound Guidance?
  • Direct vs Indirect Techniques
  • In-plane vs' Out of Plane Techniques
  • Principles of Vessel Differentiation and Procedural Tips
  • Ultrasound-Guided Central Line Placement
  • IJ, Axillary/Subclavian and Femoral Vein Access
  • Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Line Placement
  • Peripheral Line Placement
  • Antecubital vein access
  • Additional Access Sites
  • Pediatric Patient
  • Clinical Cases

Objectives

  • Demonstrate the participant's knowledge to better perform ultrasound-guided vascular access procedures.
  • Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
  • List 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.
  • Identify ultrasound imaging characteristics of vessels and contiguous anatomy to determine the optimal approach for vascular access.
  • Describe ultrasound imaging characteristics of vascular pathology that would indicate a vessel is not suitable for vascular access.
  • Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for Central Line vascular access.
  • Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for Peripheral Line vascular access.
  • Demonstrate competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

Target Audience

Physicians, mid-level providers, and nurses involved with performing vascular access for central and peripheral lines. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) emergency, critical care, hospitalist, internal medicine, primary care.

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.

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.

Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP (Co-Medical Director-planner & QI Task Force)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine &
Fellowship Director of Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound Fellowship Program
University of South Florida Medical School
Tampa, FL
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 3.00 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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