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Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications


Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications

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Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications

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Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications Training video is designed to provide a review on the use of ultrasound for the evaluation of various types of rheumatology applications. Indications, applications, and ultrasound characteristics of multiple types of pathology are included.

Date of Original Release: 4/19/2020
This edition valid for credit through: 4/19/2023
Video Length: 0:36:00

Product Codes
Online Video: OV-RHEU2
ISBN: 978-1-950973-53-8


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  • Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations.
  • Recognize ultrasound characteristics associated with various types of rheumatologic conditions.
  • Identify ultrasound characteristics and apply ultrasound diagnostic criteria to evaluate commonly seen rheumatology conditions.
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques & interpretation criteria to improve MSK diagnostic/treatment accuracy.


Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who will be involved with performing and/or interpreting musculoskeletal examinations for Rheumatology applications. Physicians may include (but is not limited to) Rheumatologist, Radiology, Sports Medicine, MSK, Internal Medicine, and Primary Care.


GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Ralf G. Thiele  MD, RHMSUS

Assistant Professor of Medicine.
University of Rochester, Department of Medicine.
Division of Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology.
Rochester, NY.
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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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 1.00 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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