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Blended Introduction to Emergency Medicine and Advanced Emergency Medicine/Critical Care Ultrasound
Conference Setting
Start Date: 5/20/2019       End Date: 5/21/2019
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 Emergency 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) 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 & hypotension.
  • Demonstrate image orientation, transducer preparation, and scan protocols for performing use of ultrasound guidance for vascular access, pericardiocentesis, paracentesis, hemothorax, lumbar puncture, 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.
  • Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency Medicine & 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.
  • 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.
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages provided when ultrasound is used for performing regional nerve blocks.
  • Evaluate fluid responsiveness in the critically ill patient.
  • Perform testicular ultrasound and recognize acute abnormalities.
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.
Venue:

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

Faculty:

ANDREAS DEWITZ  MD, RDMS, FACEP
BRET P. NELSON  MD, RDMS, FACEP
CHARLOTTE DERR  MD, RDMS, FACEP
JAMES MATEER  MD, RDMS, FACEP
LORI GREEN  BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
ROB REARDON  MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Course website:

https://www.gcus.com/products/about/4045/blended-intro-emergency-medicine-adv-emergency-medicinecritical-care-ultrasound