Introduction to Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia - Online Course

Introduction to Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia


Introduction to Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia

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Introduction to Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia

  • 12 months UNLIMITED access from your computer, tablet or phone. No lockouts, or hidden limitations after a certain amount of views.
  • A variety of learning components including: video lectures, scan demonstrations, interactive components/quizzes, and more to improve diagnostic accuracy.
  • This online course is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ upon successful completion.
  • All online courses cover the same topics as our comprehensive live courses. Add a Hands-On Workshop (Not Valid for Registry Reviews) and receive 3 additional months of access. See our Blended Course Learning Format for more details.
  • Group pricing is available for groups of 5 or more (Not Valid for Registry Reviews). Add a Custom Onsite Hands-On Workshop for training consistency, time and cost effectiveness, with the highest quality ultrasound training in the industry.
  • Private Hands-On Workshops are also available for the learner who prefers the 1-1 learning format. Receive 3 additional months of unlimited online access (Not Valid for Registry Reviews) with a Private Hands-On Course. See our Private Hands-On Course Learning Format for more details.


Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia Online Course provides the user a comprehensive, engaging and informative review of various nerve blocks performed under ultrasound guidance. Upper extremity, lower extremity, and truncal blocks are all covered in this online course. With 12 months of unlimited access to the online course you will have plenty of time and flexibility to both complete and re-review the content for maximized learning potential. Add on a hands-on workshop (Regularly scheduled, Private, or Onsite) for the most comprehensive “blended” course format.

Date of Original Release: 4/17/2019

Reviewed for content accuracy: 4/17/2022
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee

This edition valid for credit through: 4/17/2025

  1 year/365 days of Unlimited Access from date of purchase. Expires on 5/27/2025 if purchased today.

Code: OC-AES191
ID: 4470


  • Imaging Fundamentals
  • Indications and Applications for Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia
  • Upper Extremity Nerve Blocks: Anatomy, US Scanning and Injection Techniques
    • Interscalene
    • Supraclavicular
    • Infraclavicular
    • Axillary
    • Musculocutaneous
    • Forearm: Radial, Ulnar, Median
  • Truncal Blocks
    • PECS 1
    • PECCS 11
    • Subcostal TAP
    • Classical TAP
    • Quadratus Lumborum Block
  • Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks: Anatomy US Scanning and Injection Techniques
    • Femoral
    • Fascia Iliaca Block
    • Saphenous/Adductor Canal Block
    • Sciatic (Popliteal & Subgluteal)
    • Ankle Blocks
  • Scan Demonstrations


  • Increase the participants’ knowledge and competence to perform Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia procedures.
  • Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
  • List the advantages of using ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques.
  • Identify and distinguish the topographic and cross-sectional brachial plexus anatomy.
  • Outline imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided upper extremity regional anesthesia nerve blocks.
  • Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided lower extremity nerve blocks on live models.
  • State scan techniques for performing PECC and TAP blocks using ultrasound guidance.


Registration: $455.00

(12 Months Unlimited Access)


This online course is intended for any physician, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), physician assistants, or any other medical professionals that have a desire to integrate ultrasound-guided techniques for regional anesthesia applications.


GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Michael D. Herrick  MD

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology.
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.
Lebanon, NH.

No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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)
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.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

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

Credits (Optional with additional purchase)

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 6.50 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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