Introduction to Adult Echocardiography – Live Course

Introduction to Adult Echocardiography

Introduction to Adult Echocardiography – Live Course

  • FREE PRE-COURSE ONLINE VIDEO – Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
  • Destination Education in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Trusted Adult Echocardiography CME Leader Since 1985
  • Most Comprehensive Hands-On Adult Echocardiography Course Available
  • Industry Leading 3:1 Participant to Faculty Hands-On Scan Ratio
  • Scan Groups Assigned Based on Specialty Practice and Level of Experience
  • Human Heart Cadaver Lab
  • Lifetime Access to E-Course Materials
  • Master Level Adult Echocardiography Faculty
  • State-Of-The-Art Lecture Facility and Scan Labs
  • Choose from Multiple Leading Manufacturer Ultrasound Equipment
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • ACCME Accredited with Commendation

Overview

Introduction to Adult Echocardiography Live Training & CME Course is a five (5) day echocardiography course in St. Petersburg, FL that is taught by leading echocardiography experts and is designed to provide a strong foundation to perform and/or interpret adult cardiac ultrasound examinations.

The structure of the course is a combination of live lectures by echocardiography experts, a human heart cadaver lab, and industry leading hands-on training with a 3:1 participant to faculty hands-on scan ratio with live models, where you will be scanning normal anatomy and pathology. The adult echocardiography training courses are specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who are looking for only the best echocardiography training and CME. CLICK HERE to Register Today!

Audience

This hands-on adult echocardiography ultrasound course is intended for sonographers, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other medical professionals learning how to perform and/or interpret adult echocardiography exams. Participants may include (but is not limited to): radiology, internal medicine, critical care, primary care, emergency medicine, and cardiology professionals.

Objectives

  • Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Echocardiography examinations.
  • Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images (sonographer) and recognize potential imaging errors (Physician).
  • Demonstrate routine scan protocols to evaluate an adult patient using 2D/M-Mode/Color Flow & Doppler echocardiographic techniques.
  • Perform standard 2D, m-mode and Doppler measurements
  • Identify normal/abnormal characteristics of 2D cardiac anatomy.
  • State the role of cardiac Doppler and list the necessary qualitative/quantitative measurements.
  • Identify the ultrasound findings associated with valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies, ischemic heart disease, pericardial disease and cardiac masses.
  • List the latest imaging techniques in quantification of right and left ventricle wall motion. Document findings and apply standardized guidelines during compilation of an Echocardiography worksheet (sonographer) and dictated report (Physician).
  • List the steps necessary for system optimization during contrast echo imaging.
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

Topics

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals
  • Anatomy of the Heart and EKG
  • 2D Evaluation of Cardiac Anatomy: Parasternal, Apical, Subcostal, and Suprasternal Windows
  • Parasternal Long Axis & Short Avis with Live Demonstration
  • 2D Measurements and Normal Values
  • Doppler Fundamentals
  • Color Doppler: Evaluation Sites & Normal Flow Patterns
  • Evaluating with Pulsed & Continuous Wave Doppler
  • M-Mode Workshop
  • Mitral & Aortic Valves
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Gross Anatomy Workshop
  • Doppler Evaluation of MVD and AVD
  • Right Heart Disease
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Diastolic Function/Contrast Echocardiography
  • Pericardial Disease & Cardiac Masses

 

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)

 

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.

 

Adult Echocardiography Ultrasound Training & CME Course

Adult Echocardiography Ultrasound Training & CME Course

Adult Echocardiography Ultrasound Training & CME Course

Conquer the field of Adult Echocardiography Ultrasound with Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Adult Echocardiography Ultrasound Course. Combine didactic lectures and ample hands-on practice on live models to provide the perfect foundation for medical professionals. For a more flexible agenda, the Blended Echocardiography Course Option combines a comprehensive Online Course and a Scanning Skills Workshop to give you the lectures on your PC, laptop, tablet, or smart phone with a generous 5 half days hands-on scanning only course.

What To Expect:

  • The Most Comprehensive Adult Echo Course Available
  • Increase Diagnostic Skills & Scanning Proficiency
  • 271 Cases Covering Common Pathologies
  • 3:1 Participant/Instructor Ratio for Maximum Hands on Scanning
  • Ability to Scan Live Models with Normal Anatomy & Pathologies
  • Human Heart Cadaver Lab to Visualize Disease

Topics Covered:

  • Imaging Fundamentals
  • Anatomy of the Heart and EKG
  • 2D Evaluation of Cardiac Anatomy, Measurements, and Normal Values
  • Parasternal and Suprasternal Windows
  • Apical and Subcostal Windows
  • Doppler Fundamentals & Color Doppler
  • Pulsed & Continuous Wave Doppler
  • Mitral & Aortic Valves (Evaluation & Disease)
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Gross Anatomy Workshop
  • Right Heart Disease
  • Coronary Heart Dieases
  • Diastolic Function/Contrast Echocardiography
  • Pericardial Disease & Cardiac Masses

To Learn More:

Click or Call. Introduction to Adult Echocariography | 727.363.4500