ULTRA P.A.S.S. Abdominal Sonography Registry Review Workbook

  • Liver Sonography
  • Biliary Tree
  • Pancreas
  • Kidneys/Urinary Tract
  • Scrotum and Testes Sonography
  • Prostate
  • Spleen
  • Retroperitoneum
  • Abdominal Vasculature
  • GI Tract
  • Neck Sonography
  • Abdominal Wall, Superficial Structures, Muscular structures and Trauma
  • Pediatric Hip
  • Invasive procedures
  • Protocols and Instrumentation

Date of Original Release: 12/18/2017
This edition valid for credit through: 12/18/2020
Length: 239 pages

Product Codes:
Workbook - PAU-OL4-ABD2
ISBN: 978-1-945749-37-7
Digital Workbook - PAUE-OL4-ABD2

17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™





 

Target Audience
Physicians, sonographers, and other medical professionals preparing to take their Abdomen ultrasound certification examination. Physician participants may include emergency medicine, family practice, and internal medicine
Topics & Objectives

Topics

  • Liver Sonography
  • Biliary Tree
  • Pancreas
  • Kidneys/Urinary Tract
  • Scrotum and Testes Sonography
  • Prostate
  • Spleen
  • Retroperitoneum
  • Abdominal Vasculature
  • GI Tract
  • Neck Sonography
  • Abdominal Wall, Superficial Structures, Muscular structures and Trauma
  • Pediatric Hip
  • Invasive procedures
  • Protocols and Instrumentation

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to:

  • Outline abdominal anatomy
  • Identify normal imaging characteristics of the abdominal organs and related structures
  • Outline routine abdominal scan protocols
  • State patient presentation and common indications for the ultrasound
  • examination of the abdomen
  • Recognize characteristics of commonly seen abdominal pathology.
  • State scan protocols and identify normal and abnormal findings associated with the evaluation of the pediatric hip.
  • Recognize normal anatomy and pathology associated with the abdominal wall, superficial structures and muscular structures
  • Outline protocols for performing trauma ultrasound
  • Effectively prepare for successful completion of the abdominal ultrasound registry examination.
Course Instructors

Lori Green

BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

President, Program Director. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. Saint Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Trisha Reo

RDMS, RVT

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

Mark Swanson

RT, RDMS, RVT

Clinical Instructor. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. St. 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


Disclosure of Commercial Support
There was no commercial support involved in the planning, development/implementation of this activity.


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Continuing Education Credits
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 17.00 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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