Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine - Virtual Conference

Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine

Date: April 28, 2023


 Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine

Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine

Date: April 28, 2023

  • Destination Education in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Trusted Emergency Medicine Ultrasound CME Leader Since 1985
  • Most Comprehensive Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Block Course Available
  • Lifetime Access to E-Course Materials
  • Master Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Block Faculty
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • ACCME Accredited with Commendation
  • Free CME-Z Membership with Registration (Save 5-10% off all future Gulfcoast product purchases)


The live Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks in Emergency Medicine Virtual Conference is designed for Emergency Medicine Physicians seeking to integrate ultrasound guided nerve blocks for pain management, or procedural applications into their clinical practice. The Ultrasound Guided Emergency Medicine Nerve Blocks Course is taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound experts that specialize in ultrasound guidance nerve blocks and incorporates comprehensive lectures, and interactive case presentations

Combine the Emergency Medicine Nerve Block program with the Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access course that includes central and peripheral line placement for the most comprehensive procedural skills training.

Code: EMNB-231VC
ID: 6136


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  • Overview of Needle Guidance Basics
  • Indications & Applications for Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks:
  • Procedural Pointers, Local Anesthetic Agent Choices
  • Upper Extremity Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks:
  • Anatomic Territories
  • Interscalene Block
  • Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block
  • Axillary Plexus Block
  • Forearm Nerve Blocks
  • Cervical Plexus Block
  • Lower Extremity Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks:
  • Anatomy, Ultrasound-Guided Characteristics, Scanning & Injection Techniques
  • Femoral Nerve
  • Sciatic Nerve: Popliteal Blocks
  • Ankle Blocks: Tibial Nerve, Deep Peroneal & Sural
  • Miscellaneous Blocks:
  • TAP Block
  • PEC I, Pec ll and Serratus Anterior Blocks
  • Case Studies
  • Billing & Coding
  • Interactive Polling & Discussion


  • Increase the participants’ knowledge and competence to perform ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia for emergency medicine applications.
  • List the advantages of using ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques.
  • Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided upper extremities regional anesthesia nerve blocks.
  • Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided lower extremities anesthesia nerve blocks.
  • Perform PECC and TAP blocks using ultrasound guidance.
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to integrate the skills learned into clinical practice.


Registration: $650.00

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The course is intended for any Physicians, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA), Physician Assistants or any other emergency medical professionals who have a need to integrate ultrasound-guided techniques for nerve block applications in their emergency department.


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

Andreas Dewitz  MD, RDMS

Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Clinical Director, POCUS Education
Solomont Simulation Center
Department of Emergency 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
Milwaukee, WI
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, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Trisha Reo, AAS, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator-planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
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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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 internet live activity for a maximum of 4.00 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.


General Sonography Physics

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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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