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POCUS Generalist/Primary Care Ultrasound Certification Review - Online Course

POCUS Generalist/Primary Care Ultrasound Certification Review

 

POCUS Generalist/Primary Care Ultrasound Certification Review


POCUS Generalist/Primary Care Ultrasound Certification Review

  • All Modules based on POCUS Certification Academy Clinical Case Assessment (exam) content outline for the Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Generalist / Primary Care Certification .
  • Add on a private hands-on session or blended program with Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute to receive 3 additional months access to the online course.
  • 12 months UNLIMITED access to the online course from your computer, tablet or phone. No lockouts, or hidden limitations after a certain amount of views.
  • This online course is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ upon successful completion.
  • A variety of learning components including: video lectures, case studies, scan demonstrations, course handouts, interactive components/quizzes, and more to improve knowledge and competence, improve your diagnostic skills, and prepare you to earn The Generalist / Primary Care POCUS Certification.
  • Group pricing is available for groups of 5 or more.
  • Add a Custom Onsite Hands-On Workshop for training consistency, time and cost effectiveness, with the highest quality ultrasound training in the industry.

Overview

The POCUS Generalist / Primary Care Certification Review Online Course is specifically designed for any medical professional (Physician, Advanced Practice/Mid-level Provider, Sonographer, etc.) who has an interest in earning the POCUS Generalist / Primary Care Certification and integrating/performing generalist/primary care point-of-care ultrasound examinations in clinical practice. The POCUS Certifications are NOT just for physicians!

This Online POCUS Review Course is designed to streamline your process to becoming POCUS Generalist / Primary Care Certified:

  • The Online Course covers all concepts pertaining to the POCUS Generalist / Primary Care Ultrasound Certification Clinical Case Assessment (ALL 8 POCUS Assessment Topics).
  • Provides a strong foundation to perform the core ultrasound applications as outlined in the ACEP ultrasound practice and WINFOCUS guidelines and is taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound expert faculty.
  • This self-directed course contains seventeen (17) comprehensive modules comprised of online video lectures, case presentations, and post-activity quizzes in Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s structured, easy to use online Learning Management System.
  • 12 months (365 days) of unlimited access is provided from the date of purchase, and 18.25 AMA PRA Category I Credits™ are optional for an additional CME processing fee.

If you want to earn your POCUS Generalist / Primary Care Certification and become one of the leaders in Point of Care Ultrasound, this Online Course will provide you with the best value, knowledge base, and assessment review available anywhere!

Date of Original Release: 1/14/2021

This edition valid for credit through: 1/14/2024


  1 year/365 days of Unlimited Access from date of purchase. Expires on 9/29/2023 if purchased today.
Code: POC-GPC211
ID: 5391

Topics

  • POCUS Imaging Fundamentals
  • Emergency Ultrasound for OB/GYN Conditions (First Trimester IUP, Ectopic Pregnancy, Spontaneous Abortion, and more)
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) and Aortic Endografts
  • Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals (Including Hepatobiliary/Spleen and more)
  • Abdominal Cases in Emergency Medicine-Renal
  • Abdominal Cases in Emergency Medicine-Biliary and AAA
  • Venous Ultrasound for Point of Care
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Lung Ultrasound (Pneumothorax, Pleural Effusion, Consolidation and more)
  • Advanced Ultrasound Guided Procedures: Soft Tissue and MSK Applications
  • Pericardial Disease and Cardiac Masses
  • Cardiac Case Studies: Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiac Case Studies in Focused Cardiac Ultrasound

Objectives

  • Increase participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Generalist / Primary Care POCUS ultrasound examinations.
  • Increase participant’s knowledge in core concepts included in the POCUS Generalist / Primary Care Certification Assessment.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the abdominal aorta, renal, spleen, and hepatobiliary systems.
  • Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of GYN and first trimester OB.
  • Perform focused cardiac ultrasound and recognize normal echo findings.
  • State an algorithm for uses of bedside ultrasound for shock & hypotension.
  • Demonstrate protocols for ultrasound evaluation of the lung.
  • Outline protocol for focused evaluation of DVT.
  • Differentiate normal/abnormal image characteristics of the adult heart, abdomen, first trimester OB, and ectopic pregnancy.
  • Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria into clinical practice.

Price

Registration: $700.00

Audience

Physicians, Sonographers, nurse practitioners, PA's or other advanced practice providers performing and/or interpreting point of care ultrasound examinations and/or preparing for the POCUS Generalist / Primary Care certification Assessment. Participants may include (but is not limited to): primary care, family medicine, internal medicine, emergency medicine, critical care, hospitalist, emergency, trauma, surgeons, and sonographers.

Faculty

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

James Mateer  MD, RDMS

Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine.
Medical College of Wisconsin.
Milwaukee, WI.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Richard Palma  BS, RDCS, RCS, ACS, FASE, FSDMS

Advanced Cardiac Sonographer
Program Director Clinical Coordinator
Duke School of Medicine Cardiac Sonography Certificate Program
Durham, NC
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Alexander Levitov  MD, FACCP, FACCM, RDCS

Eastern VA Medical School.
Dept. of Internal Medicine.
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Norfolk, VA.
GUI QI Task Force Committee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Bret P. Nelson  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
Department of Emergency Medicine.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Brooklyn, New York.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Robert Atnip  MD, RVT, RPVI

Professor Emeritus, Department of Surgery and Radiology
Division of Vascular Surgery
The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
The College of Medicine
The Pennsylvania State University
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Daniel Bourque  MS, ACS, RCS, FASE

Echosonographer
Orlando Regional Medical Center.
Orlando, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Lori Green  BA, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

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

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Trisha Reo  Program Coordinator.

RDMS, RVT
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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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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 internet activity enduring material for a maximum of 18.25 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.

37 YEARS

Serving the Medical Community

160,000+

Participants Trained

500,000+

CME Credits Awarded

6,000+

Courses Offered

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