Abdominal Ultrasound Registry Review - Live Webinar

SEPTEMBER 28 - 29, 2017

Price:  Sonographer: $200.00 / Physician: $300.00
Code: RRA-171W
Event Day(s): September 28 - 29, 2017
Time(day 1): 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)
Time(day 2): 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)
16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Participants:

 

Topics & Objectives

    Topics

  • Abdominal Vasculature
  • Liver
  • Gallbladder
  • Biliary Tree
  • Pancreas
  • Spleen
  • Renal
  • Trauma
  • Superficial Structures: Thyroid & Scrotal
  • Mock Exams and Q&A Sessions

Objectives

  1. Increase the participants’ knowledge to better perform diagnostic ultrasound examinations.
  2. Apply knowledge of the abdominal cross-sectional anatomy, scan protocols, laboratory values and routine measurements associated with the abdominal ultrasound examination.
  3. Recognize normal imaging characteristics of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, adrenals and abdominal vasculature
  4. Integrate imaging characteristics of commonly seen pathology associated with the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, retroperitoneum, and abdominal vasculature.
  5. Differentiate normal and abnormal sonographic characteristics associated with evaluation of superficial structures such as thyroid, testes & scrotum and some basic musculoskeletal structures.
  6. Integrate universal precautions & proper infection control into standardized imaging protocols & state the sonographer’s role during interventional procedures.
  7. Identify areas of weakness that require additional self-study to successful pass your ultrasound board examination offered by ARDMS, CCI or ARRT.
Target Audience
Medical professionals who is preparing to take the ARDMS Abdomen or ARRT ultrasound registry board exams. The Abdominal Ultrasound review is also effective for individuals who need a comprehensive review for professional improvement and/or CME credits.
Course Instructors

Emily M. Downs

BS, RDMS, RVT, RDCS, RT

University of Colorado Hospital, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program of Denver
No relevant financial relationship(s) exist.

Lori Green

BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

President, Program Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc., Saint Petersburg, FL
No relevant financial relationship(s) exist.

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 Subcommittee)
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 Subcommittee)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT
Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

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Continuing Education Credits
The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.00 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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