How to Locate the Gallbladder With Ultrasound

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How to Locate the Gallbladder With Ultrasound

How to Locate the Gallbladder With Ultrasound Hot Tip is brought to you by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Program Coordinator Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT as he demonstrates a short cut to locate the gallbladder by using the right kidney as a reference point. Learn how to locate the Gallbladder with Ultrasound by using the right kidney as a reference point as well as many other tips and tricks in the Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound (June 5-7, 2017). Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound hands-on course (June 5-7, 2017) is the first step in obtaining a strong foundation in order to begin performing and/or interpreting Abdominal & Primary Care Examinations. The Introduction to Abdominal & Primary Care Ultrasound training course (June 5-7, 2017) is taught by leading experts and covers abdominal, trauma, thyroid, scrotal, and soft-tissue applications. This abdominal ultrasound hands-on course/program incorporates comprehensive lectures, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models and inanimate phantoms.

  • Lecture & Hands on Instruction with Abdominal Ultrasound Experts
  • Increase Your Diagnostic and Interpretation Skills
  • Topics Covered Based on AIUM Practice Guidelines
  • 3:1 Participant/Instructor Ratio for Maximum Hands on Scanning
  • Interactive Case Studies
  • Immediately Integrate Skills Learned into Clinical Practice

TOPICS:

  • Imaging Fundamentals
  • Abdominal Anatomy/Scan Techniques
  • Abdominal Aorta
  • Liver Sonography & Pathology
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tree Sonography & Pathology
  • Spleen, Pancreas, and Renal
  • Scrotal / Testicular
  • Evaluation of the Appendix & GI Tract
  • Thyroid
  • E-FAST Exam, Soft Tissue & MSK Applications
  • Interactive Case Studies

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Increase participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret abdominal ultrasound examinations.
  2. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
  3. Perform scan protocols and routine measurements that are utilized during an abdominal ultrasound evaluation.
  4. Identify normal/abnormal imaging characteristics of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys and abdominal vasculature.
  5. Cite Doppler/color physics principles and be able to (sonographers) apply these principles to optimize system controls or (physicians) utilize this information for identifying technical errors which may result in misdiagnosis (optional lecture).
  6. Demonstrate routine examination protocols associated with the ultrasound evaluation of renal artery stenosis (optional lecture).
  7. Differentiate normal/abnormal characteristics for the evaluation of the thyroid, testes/scrotum, and appendix.
  8. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (FAST exam).
  9. Demonstrate the use of ultrasound for evaluation of soft-tissue pathology.
  10. Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

CREDITS:

24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Approved for 24 MOC point(s)
22 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit
20.75  ASRT Category A Credit(s)

Registration is quick, affordable and easy for the Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound.

Click or Call to learn more about the Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound Course | 727.363.4500

FACULTY:

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Salvatore LaRusso M.Ed. RDMS, FAIUM, RT(R)
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Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT
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Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP
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Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Vascular Ultrasound CME Vital Series

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Vascular Ultrasound CME Vital Series out now!

Gulfcoast Ultrasound is pleased to announce the release of Vascular Ultrasound CME Vital Series. The Quick. Easy. Affordable. Online solution to obtain your required Vascular Ultrasound CME training and credits. Whether you need 1 CME credit or 10, the Vascular Ultrasound CME Vital Series offers engaging CME activities in our brand new interactive online learning management system. Some key features of Vascular Ultrasound CME Vitals include:

  • Accessible from ANY DEVICE with internet connection!
  • All Vascular Ultrasound CME Vitals are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1 year UNLIMITED access to all Vascular Ultrasound CME Vitals
  • Purchase a single Vascular Ultrasound CME Vital activity (most are 1 credit) or the “Volume” of Vitals (Packs of “Vitals” that offer 10 total CME credits at a discounted rate.)
  • Print your CME Certificates immediately upon completion of your CME Vitals.
  • CME Vitals contain various interactive learning formats that may include: Text, Video, Images, Case Studies, Quizzes, and more.
  • Never get behind on your CME credit again.
  • Group discount pricing available – Call (727) 363-4500 for details.
  • 1 year/365 days from date of purchase.

Vascular Ultrasound Volume Includes the following topics.

  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Aorta
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Normal Carotid Anatomy and Physiology
  • Calf Vein Imaging
  • Evaluation of the Abdominal Vasculature
  • How to Perform an Ankle Brachial Index
  • Normal Lower Extremity Arterial Anatomy & Physiology
  • Duplex Evaluation of The Upper Extremity Venous System
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Pseudoaneurysym

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How to Differentiate the Internal from the External Carotid Artery

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How to Differentiate the Internal from the External Carotid Artery

How to Differentiate the Internal from the External Carotid Artery Hot Tip is brought to you by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Instructor Rob Daigle, BA, RVT, FSVU, FSDMS, as he demonstrates how to differentiate the Internal from the external carotid artery using ultrasound and the anatomy. Learn how to differentiate the internal from the external carotid artery tip as well as many others in the Introduction to Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Course. The Introduction to Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging hands-on course is the first step in obtaining a strong foundation in order to begin performing and/or interpreting Carotid Ultrasound Examinations. This vascular ultrasound course/program is taught by leading vascular ultrasound experts and includes lectures, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models and knowledgeable hands on instructors.

  • Taught by Leading Vascular Ultrasound Experts
  • 3:1 Participant/Instructor Ratio for Maximum Hands on Scanning
  • 70+ Interactive Case Presentations with an Audience Response System
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Increase Diagnostic Skills and Scanning Proficiency

Topics:

    • Doppler & Color Fundamentals
    • Carotid Anatomy & Physiology
    • Normal Spectral Analysis
    • Carotid Scan Protocol
    • Disease Progression & Stenosis Assessment
    • Carotid Imaging Pitfalls
    • Interactive Case Studies
    • Evaluation & Measurement of Intima-Media Thickness
    • Carotid Abnormalities
    • How to Structure a Report

Objectives:

  1. Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging ultrasound examinations.
  2. Apply knowledge of the anatomy/physiology of the cerebrovascular system into the Carotid Duplex examination.
  3. Cite Doppler/color physics principles and be able to (sonographers) apply these principles to optimize system controls and/or (physicians) utilize this information for identifying technical errors which may result in misdiagnosis.
  4. Perform routine scan protocols and Doppler calculations in a complete carotid duplex/color examination.
  5. Differentiate normal/abnormal spectral Doppler/color characteristics.
  6. List methods for obtaining quantitative information and state the diagnostic relevance of each measurement.
  7. Characterize plaque morphology and other pathology associated with cerebral vascular disease.
  8. Perform Intima-Media Thickness measurements and state the clinical significance as a screening method for cardiovascular disease.
  9. Integrate the information to include and prepare a structured report for a carotid ultrasound examination.
  10. Apply diagnostic criteria for accurate interpretation of carotid duplex/color flow examinations
CREDITS

24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Approved for 24 MOC point(s)
22.5  ASRT Category A Credit(s)

Registration is quick, affordable and easy for the Introduction to Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Course.

Click or Call. http://www.gcus.com/courses/about.asp?course=1084/Introduction-to-Carotid-Duplex-Color-Flow-Imaging | 727.363.4500

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William B. Schroedter, BS, RVT, FSVU
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Phillip J Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU
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Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT
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Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Scrotal Ultrasound Training Video (DVD & Online Video)

Scrotal Ultrasound training video

Scrotal Ultrasound Training Video (DVD & Online Video)

Scrotal Ultrasound Training Video (DVD & Online Video.) is designed to review scrotal anatomy/physiology, scan techniques, normal ultrasound characteristics and commonly seen pathology. Scrotal Ultrasound Training Video is approved for a maximum of: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Topics:

  1. Scrotal anatomy/physiology
  2. Normal Ultrasound characteristics
  3. Scrotal Pathology: Masses (benign & malignant); hernia
  4. Epididymal pathology: mass, cysts, epididymitis, torsion, epididymo-orchitis
  5. Trauma

Objectives:

  1. Identify the normal scrotal anatomy
  2. Outline routine protocols for evaluating the scrotum
  3. Recognize ultrasound characteristics associated with commonly seen scrotal pathology

Target Audience:

Sonographers, physicians, and other medical professionals involved with the diagnosis and treatment of scrotal pathology. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to): Urology, Emergency Medicine, Radiology, Primary Care and Internal Medicine.

Faculty:

Salvatore LaRusso, M.Ed, RDMS, FAIUM, RT(R)

To learn about Scrotal Ultrasound training video head over to: www.gcus.com. Search:  OV-ASC2 & VL-ASC2 or Call 727.363.4500.