Introduction and Advanced Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Training & CME Courses

Introduction and Advanced Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound

Introduction and Advanced Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Training & CME Courses

Introduction and Advanced Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound Live Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform and/or interpret the core ultrasound applications in an emergency setting as outlined in the ACEP ultrasound practice guidelines. These courses are taught by leading emergency medicine and critical care ultrasound experts that incorporates comprehensive lectures and interactive case presentations featuring a 3:1 participant to faculty hands-on scan ratio with live models and phantoms, and is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need comprehensive emergency medicine ultrasound training. The course is held at multiple dates throughout the year, making it the perfect course for both local participants and participants traveling to our facility in St. Petersburg, Florida. In this five (5) day program, participants will learn ultrasound techniques for the entire emergency medicine & critical care specialty. Case Log Provided Documenting 85+ Exams. CLICK HERE to learn more & register today!

Audience

This hands-on emergency ultrasound course is intended for any medical professional involved with performing ultrasound examinations in an emergency setting. Participants may include, but are not limited to: emergency and critical care physicians, surgeons, hospitalists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, sonographers, internal medicine physicians, and any other point of care medical professionals.

Objectives

  • Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency ultrasound examinations.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization for 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, and hypotension
  • Demonstrate image orientation, transducer preparation, and scan protocols for performing use of ultrasound guidance for vascular access, pericardiocentesis, paracentesis, hemothorax, lumbar puncture, and 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.

Topics

  • Imaging Fundamentals
  • OB-GYN Anatomy/Exam
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • OB Cases & Abortion
  • Fundamentals of Needle Guidance
  • Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access
  • Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals
  • FAST & E-FAST Exam
  • Focused 2D Cardiac Exam (FATE)
  • Biliary & Renal Colic
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Evaluation of DVT
  • Evaluation of Cardiac Arrest and Shock & Hypotension
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures: Pericardiocentesis, Paracentesis, Hemothorax, Lumbar Puncture, ET
  • Training and CredentialingSonography in Shock & Source of Sepsis (Gallbladder, Biliary Tree, Appendix, Bowel Obstruction, Peritonitis & Abscess, Pylonephritis)
  • Fluid Responsiveness in the Critically Ill
  • Advanced Non-Cardiac Chest (Sinuses, Larynx, Trachea, Lung & Pleura)
  • Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Vascular Access
  • Interactive Case Studies
  • Critical Care Track:
  • 1. Cardiac Doppler & Focused Calculations
  • 2. Echo Assessment of Cardiomyopathies & Heart Failure
  • 3. Mitral Insufficiency & Complications
  • 4. Guidelines for Appropriate Use of Ultrasonography by the Intensivist
  • Emergency Track:
  • 1. Sonography of the Acute Scrotum
  • 2. Advanced EM Applications (Evaluation of Soft Tissue for Abscess, Foreign Body Detection, MSK Applications, Evaluation of Bony Cortices, Ocular Emergencies)
  • 3. Nerve Blocks in the ED (Forearm, Femoral, and Ankle Blocks)

 

Introduction to 2D/M-Mode Adult Echocardiography

Introduction to 2D/M-Mode Adult Echocardiography

Introduction to 2D/M-Mode Adult Echocardiography Training Video

Introduction to 2D/M-Mode Adult Echocardiography Training Video is designed for the clinician that has the desire to improve knowledge and competence in performing and interpreting a transthoracic 2D/M-Mode echocardiogram. The lecture includes 2D cardiac anatomy, 2D views, 2D measurements, and M-Mode pattern recognition and benefits of correlation with the 2D images.CLICK HERE to get your copy.

  • All Training Videos are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • ACCME Accredited with Commendation.
  • Offered as DVD or Online Video Options with or without Credits (Credits can be purchased at a later date)
  • Immediate UNLIMITED Access with all online videos
  • All Training Videos are recorded in High Definition format and professionally edited.
  • (Educators), Incorporate Training Videos into your curriculum. *Contact us about the EDUCATOR DISCOUNT HELP PROGRAM.

Audience

Sonographers, physicians, nurse practitioners, PA’s and other medical professionals who seek to integrate the transthoracic echocardiogram into the clinical setting. Physicians may include (but are not limited to) emergency medicine, critical care, family medicine, internal medicine and radiology.

 

Objectives

  • Cite the indications and advantages of performing a comprehensive transthoracic echocardiogram.
  • Identify and describe normal cardiac anatomy, cardiac physiology and cardiac circulation.
  • List the normal 3-lead ECG components and its role in echocardiography.
  • Demonstrate proper probe orientation and essential scanning maneuvers to optimize imaging in each window.
  • Perform a routine 2-D cardiac ultrasound evaluation.
  • Apply the routine 2-D measurements.
  • Increase knowledge/competence to better perform and/or interpret a routine transthoracic echocardiogram.

 

Topics

  • Indications and Sound Fundamentals
  • Cardiac Anatomy
  • Electro-Physiology
  • Ergonomics
  • 2D Views/Anatomy
  • 2D Measurements
  • M-Mode Characteristics
  • Scan Demonstration

 

How to Use Ultrasound for Needle Guidance

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How to use Ultrasound for Needle Guidance

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Medical Director James Mateer, MD, RDMS, demonstrates how to use power Doppler to assist with ultrasound needle-guidance. Improve your competence and confidence with Ultrasound Guided Procedures at a Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course. CLICK HERE or call 727.363.4500 to learn more and register today.

The Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Live Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform central and peripheral line techniques. This comprehensive course is taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound experts that specialize in ultrasound guidance and incorporates comprehensive lectures, interactive case presentations, and includes hands-on scanning featuring a 3:1 participant to instructor ratio with both live models (anatomy) and inanimate phantoms (interventional techniques). This course is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need ultrasound-guided vascular access (UGVA) training.

  • Most Comprehensive Hands-On UGVA Course Available
  • Destination Education in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 3:1 Participant to Faculty Hands-On Scan Ratio with Both Live Models (Anatomy) and Inanimate Phantoms (Interventional Techniques)
  • Scan Groups Assigned Based on Specialty Practice and Level of Experience
  • Lifetime Access to Digital Course Syllabus
  • Expert Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access Faculty
  • Trusted Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access CME Leader Since 1985
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • State-Of-The-Art Lecture Facility and Scan Labs
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Free CME-Z Card with Registration (Save 5-10% off all future Gulfcoast product purchases)

Credits

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 7.25 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit(s).

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 7.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

This program has been approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 6.75 Class A CE credits

Blended Introduction to Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound Training & CME Course

Blended Musculoskeletal MSK Ultrasound

Blended Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training Course

The Blended Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training Course provides participants a comprehensive introduction to musculoskeletal ultrasound. These courses are taught by leading musculoskeletal ultrasound experts that incorporates fifteen (15) months access to comprehensive online lectures and interactive case presentations through an online course, plus a (2) Two Days (12 Hours) scan only workshop featuring a 3:1 participant to faculty hands-on scan ratio with live models and phantoms. These courses are specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need musculoskeletal ultrasound training. For the best ultrasound education experience, completion of the online course prior to hands on scanning is recommended. Learn more about this course with a click or call. Blended MSK Ultrasound Training & CME Course | 727.363.4500

  • Combines Our Comprehensive Online Course & Two Days (12 Hours) of Live Scanning
  • Destination Education Hands-On Scan Workshops in St. Petersburg, FL
  • 15 Months UNLIMITED Access to the Online Course
  • Exact same lectures that are pre-recorded and professionally edited from the comprehensive live courses
  • Online Courses are 1-Click accessible in our custom learning management system, with an easy to follow format, with instant certificate generation upon completion
  • Enjoy Industry Leading 3:1 (or less) participant to instructor scan ratios during the Hands-On Workshops
  • Original Blended/Hybrid Ultrasound Education Provider in the Ultrasound Industry
  • Scan Logs and Case Logs are available upon request
  • Expert Faculty are approachable and are open to discuss any questions during the Hands-On Scan Workshops
  • All Hands-On Scan Workshops include pre-scanned, and approved Live Human Models. (Phantoms are also used in certain interventional courses)
  • Choose from Multiple Leading Manufacturer Ultrasound Equipment
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • All Blended Ultrasound Courses are approved to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (Other CME Credit types are approved for select courses.)
  • ACCME Accredited with Commendation.
  • *CME Credit Listed Requires Full Participation in Online & Live Activities
  • Free CME-Z Card with Registration (Save 5-10% off all future Gulfcoast product purchases)

Topics

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals and Tissue Characterization
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Shoulder
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Shoulder Pathology
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Normal Elbow
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Elbow Pathology
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hand and Wrist (2 Parts)
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Knee
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Knee Pathology
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Foot & Ankle
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hip
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine

Objectives

  • Increase knowledge and skills to perform ultrasound examinations (specific exams based on specialty track selected).
  • Demonstrate appropriate scan techniques and protocols for performing ultrasound examinations.
  • Improve scanning skills and increase diagnostic confidence.
  • Perform examinations under supervised conditions to help fulfill credentialing and/or individual certification requirements

Audience

Physicians, Chiropractors, NP’s, PA’s, Sonographers, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers and other medical professionals specializing in: Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Rheumatology, PM&R, Pain Management, Emergency Medicine, Regenerative Medicine, and other MSK related fields.

Credits

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.This course also meets CME / CEU requirements for ARDMS.Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.
The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.This course also meets CME / CEU requirements for ARDMS.Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.