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Ultrasound and Electrodiagnosis of the Brachial Plexus - Training Video

Ultrasound and Electrodiagnosis of the Brachial Plexus

 

Ultrasound and Electrodiagnosis of the Brachial Plexus

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Ultrasound and Electrodiagnosis of the Brachial Plexus

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Overview

Ultrasound and Electrodiagnosis of the Brachial Plexus training video is designed to provide a comprehensive approach to the use of ultrasound for the assessment of the brachial plexus. The presentation is structured to review the brachial plexus anatomy, clinical assessment, the relative value and technical approach of routine electrophysiologic techniques, scanning techniques, and image optimization with ultrasound. In addition, the clinical basis for utilizing ultrasound for brachial plexus assessment, and both normal / abnormal sonographic characteristics of the nerves, muscles, and other related anatomy will be included

Date of Original Release: 7/5/2022
This edition valid for credit through: 7/5/2025
Video Length: 1:22:00

Product Codes
Online Video: OV-PNBP
DVD: VL-PNBP
ISBN: 978-1-957519-15-9

Topics

  • Electrodiagnostic Assessment of the Brachial Plexus
  • Ultrasound Assessment of the Brachial Plexus
  • Brachial Plexus Anatomy
  • Scan Techniques
  • Normal Brachial Plexus Sonographic Anatomy
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Brachial Plexus Nerve Pathology

Objectives

  • Outline the complex anatomy and function of the different elements of the brachial plexus.
  • Perform the clinical assessment for patients with a possible brachial plexus injury.
  • State the relative value and technical aspects of commonly employed electrophysiologic techniques used for assessment of brachial plexopathies.
  • Demonstrate the scanning techniques and image optimization for visualizing the brachial plexus and its branches.
  • Identify the sonographic appearance of the brachial plexus, its branches, and neighboring structures.
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of various pathologic conditions affecting the brachial plexus.

Audience

Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who will be involved with performing and/or interpreting peripheral nerve ultrasound and electrophysiologic examinations. Physicians may include (but is not limited to) neurology, pain medicine, PM & R, sports medicine, and radiology.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Jeffrey Strakowski  MD

Clinical Professor, Dept. of PM&R
The Ohio State University)
Associate Director of Medical Education.
Dept. of PM&R. OhioHealth
Riverside Methodist Hospital
Columbus, Ohio.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
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 enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 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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