Emergency Department Ultrasound Case Studies

Emergency Department Ultrasound Case Studies

Emergency Department Ultrasound Case Studies

Emergency Department Ultrasound Case Studies is a case-based presentation designed to review ultrasound characteristics and diagnostic criteria associated with pathology seen in the emergency medicine setting. A variety of case studies will be reviewed including abdominal, cardiac, lung, aorta, ocular, and GYN applications.

Topics:

  • Tachycardic Trauma Patient with Abdominal Pain
  • Lt Sided Chest Pain w/ Inspiration after MVA
  • Stab Wound Left Chest
  • Syncope and Shortness of Breath
  • Shortness of Breath and Chest Pain
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Hypotension after dialysis
  • Syncope and Hypertension
  • “My Hip Hurts”
  • RUQ Pain
  • Rising B-hCG Levels
  • Loss of Vision in Right Eye

Objectives:

  1. Identify evidence of cardiogenic shock, severe left ventricular dysfunction, cardiac tamponade, and pulmonary embolus
  2. Estimate central venous pressure using inferior vena cava measurements
  3. Demonstrate how to measure and evaluate an aortic aneurysm
  4. Recognize features of a retinal detachment
  5. Evaluate for free intraperitoneal fluid, pericardial effusion, and pneumothorax in a trauma patient
  6. Look for evidence of ectopic pregnancy
  7. Recognize findings consistent with acute cholecystitis

Target Audience:

Physicians, sonographers, and mid-level providers involved with performing ultrasound in an emergency and/or critical care setting.   Physician participants may include (but are not limited to) emergency medicine, critical care, hospitalists, trauma surgery, internal medicine and primary care

Faculty:

Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP
Associate Program Director
Ultrasound Director
University of South Florida
Emergency Medicine Residency Program

To learn about Emergency Department Ultrasound Case Studies training video head over to: www.gcus.com. Search:    OV-EDCS2 & VL-EDCS2 or Call 727.363.4500.

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course (8/21-8/22)

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Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound:

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course (8/21-8/22) is designed to increase the participant’s knowledge and competence to perform and interpret pediatric ultrasound examinations in an Emergency or Critical Care setting. Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course is taught by leading pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound experts and includes lectures, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live pediatric models and inanimate phantoms.

  • Available as a Live, Online, Webinar and Blended Course (Online + Scan Workshop)
  • 3:1 Participant to Instructor Bedside Scanning Ratio (The Best in the Ultrasound Industry)
  • Additional Training Videos, and Books are also available to assist in your training
  • ACCME Accredited
  • Instruction by Leading Pediatric Ultrasound Experts
  • 3:1 Participant/Instructor Ratio for Maximum Hands on Scanning
  • Follows ACEP and WINFOCUS Ultrasound Guidelines
  • Increase Diagnostic Skills & Scanning Proficiency
  • Log of 30+ Pediatric Ultrasound Examinations
  • Free Pre-Course Webinar on Imaging Fundamentals

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course Credits:

  • 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • Approved for 16 MOC point(s)
  • 16 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course Topics:

  • E-FAST
  • Pediatric Urinary Tract, GI Applications
  • Pediatric Abdominal Case Studies
  • Head and Neck
  • Soft-Tissue & MSK Applications
  • Scrotal Ultrasound
  • Advanced Thoracic Applications
  • Lung Imaging, Trachea
  • BLUE/FALLS Protocol
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Vascular Access
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Focused Cardiac Assessment of the Pediatric Patient
  • Shock & Hypotension: RUSH Protocol
  • How to Start an Ultrasound Program
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course Objectives:

  1. Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound examinations.
  2. State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  3. Identify normal imaging characteristics of the pediatric urinary tract and recognize commonly seen pathology associated with renal disease and the GI tract in infants and children.
  4. Demonstrate protocols for evaluation of the trauma patient (FAST).
  5. Demonstrate ultrasound protocols for evaluation of pneumothorax, pneumonia and endotracheal tube placement.
  6. List the benefits of Ultrasound-Guided Procedures such as vascular access and lumbar puncture.
  7. Perform a focused cardiac ultrasound examination on a pediatric patient.
  8. List the benefits of soft-tissue and MSK ultrasound in the pediatric patient.
  9. Perform testicular ultrasound and recognize commonly seen abnormalities (optional session).
  10. Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course Faculty:

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Stephanie Doniger, MD, RDMS, FAAP, FACEP
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Bret P. Nelson, MD, RDMS, FACEP

Registration is quick, affordable and easy for the Introduction to Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course. Click or Call. http://www.gcus.com/courses/about.asp?course=1100/Pediatric-Emergency-and-Critical-Care-Ultrasound | 727.363.4500

 

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

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.