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Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound
Conference Setting
Start Date: 1/22/2019       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, Inc

Link to Organizer Site for More Information on this Event
https://www.gcus.com/

Description provided by the Organizer

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

  • Increase participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Critical care ultrasound examinations.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (E-FAST exam).
  • Demonstrate image orientation, transducer placement, and scan protocols for performing ultrasound evaluation of pneumothorax.
  • Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the abdomen, aorta, and adult heart, and lower extremity DVT.
  • Demonstrate image orientation, transducer preparation, and scan protocols for performing ultrasound guided vascular access.
  • Differentiate normal/abnormal image characteristics of the abdomen and adult heart.
  • State an algorithm for assessing causes of shock and hypotension using bedside ultrasound.
  • Demonstrate protocols for performing thoracentesis, pericardiocentesis, paracentesis, and lumbar puncture.
  • Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria into clinical practice.
Instructors:

Alexander Levitov MD, FACCP, FACCM, RDCS

Bret P. Nelson MD, RDMS, FACEP

James Mateer MD, RDMS, FACEP

Brian Schenker MBA, RDMS, RVT

Venue:

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute

111 2nd Ave. NE, Suite 800, St. Petersburg, FL 3371

Course website: 

https://www.gcus.com/courses/about/3966/introduction-to-critical-care-ultrasound