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Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound with Optional Interventional Cadaver Lab
Conference Setting
Start Date: 2/18/2019       End Date: 2/20/2019
City: St. Petersburg
State/Province: Florida
Country: United States of America

Conference Details
Primary Focus: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Sponsor: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc

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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 MSK ultrasound examinations.
  • List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications.
  • Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
  • Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle/foot, & hip ultrasound examinations.
  • Identify normal anatomy during musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging.
  • Identify the sonographic appearance of commonly seen pathology of the shoulder, knee, elbow, wrist/hand, ankle, and foot.
  • Demonstrate the use of MSK sonography for diagnosis and ultrasound-guided interventions and describe "in-plane" and "out of plane" injections/aspiration techniques using inanimate phantoms.
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.
  • Identify the sonographic anatomy during the performance of ultrasound guided MSK injections on cadaver models.
  • Demonstrate the principles of imaging techniques for performance of upper and lower extremity MSK injections on cadaver models.

Craig Chappell DO, CAQSM, RMSK

Jon Jacobson MD, RMSK

Paul Lento MD, RMSK

Ralf G. Thiele MD, FACR

Shane Shapiro MD, RMSK

Timothy J. Mazzola MD, CAQSM, RMSK


111 2nd Ave. NE, Suite 800, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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