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Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound
Conference Setting
Start Date: 1/21/2019       End Date: 1/23/2019
City: St. Petersburg
State/Province: Florida
Country: United States of America

Conference Details
Primary Focus: Emergency Medicine
Sponsor: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute

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Description provided by the Organizer

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to:

  • Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency ultrasound examinations.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization for system controls.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (E-FAST exam) and pneumothorax.
  • Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the abdomen, aorta, female pelvis, and adult heart.
  • State an algorithm for uses of bedside ultrasound during cardiac arrest, shock, and hypotension
  • Demonstrate image orientation, transducer preparation, and scan protocols for performing use of ultrasound guidance for vascular access, pericardiocentesis, paracentesis, hemothorax, lumbar puncture, and ET placement.
  • Demonstrate protocol for focused evaluation of DVT.
  • Differentiate normal/abnormal image characteristics of the abdomen, female pelvis, first trimester OB, and ectopic pregnancy.
  • Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria into clinical practice.
Course Instructors:

Alexander Levitov MD, FACCP, FACCM, RDCS

Bret P. Nelson MD, RDMS, FACEP

Brian Schenker MBA, RDMS, RVT

James Mateer MD, RDMS, FACEP

Lori Green BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT