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Advanced Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound
Conference Setting
Start Date: 1/24/2019       End Date: 1/25/2019
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 the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency and Critical Care ultrasound examinations.
  • Identify Sonographic Characteristics Associated With Abdominal Sepsis Involving The Hepatobiliary, Renal, And GI Systems.
  • Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal, and bony cortices in the emergency department. (Optional EM track)
  • Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for peripheral vascular access.
  • State principles of spectral and cardiac Doppler fundamentals and apply quantitative methods to evaluate acute valvular abnormalities (Optional critical care track).
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages provided when ultrasound is used for performing regional nerve blocks. (Optional EM track)
  • Evaluate fluid responsiveness in the critically ill patient.
  • Perform testicular ultrasound and recognize acute abnormalities. (Optional EM track)
  • Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.
Instructors:

Alexander Levitov MD, FACCP, FACCM, RDCS

Andreas Dewitz MD, RDMS, FACEP

Daniel Bourque MS, RCS, FASE

James Mateer MD, RDMS, FACEP

Lori Green BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Course website:

https://www.gcus.com/courses/about/3970/advanced-emergency-medicine-critical-care-ultrasound