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.

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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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Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course (April 21st, 2017) includes comprehensive lectures and extensive hands-on scanning for central and peripheral line placement. The Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course incorporates comprehensive lectures, interactive case presentations, and extensive bedside hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models and inanimate phantoms.

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course is taught by leading Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Experts. Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course is also offered as a Blended Education (Online Course + Scan Workshop) option where you would complete the online course prior to the course begin date and come to our campus on St. Pete Beach, Florida for the afternoon scan workshops. If you can’t make it to our campus on St. Pete Beach, Florida, this course is also offered as a live (real time) interactive webinar.

  • 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

CREDITS:

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Approved for 8 MOC Point(s)
7.5 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit
AANA CE Credit(s)

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of UG Vascular Access
  • “Direct” vs. “Indirect” Techniques
  • “In-plane” vs. “Out-of-plane” Techniques
  • Ultrasound Guided Central Line Placement
  • Principles of Vessel Differentiation
  • Internal Jugular & Axillary/Subclavian Approach
  • Femoral, Antecubital Vein Access
  • Additional Access Sites & Comments on the Pediatric Patient
  • Clinical Case Review

EXPERT FACULTY:

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Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP
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Andreas Dewitz, MD, RDMS, FACEP
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Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

 

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course registration is quick, affordable and easy. Click or Call. http://www.gcus.com/courses/about.asp?course=1077/Ultrasound-Guided-Vascular-Access | 727.363.4500