Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma training video provides an in-depth overview of the trauma ultrasound (FAST) exam utilized in the emergency or critical care setting. Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma includes ultrasound scan techniques to perform the (FAST) examination, identification of normal and abnormal anatomy associated with trauma, and evaluation of pneumothorax. Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma is approved for a maximum of: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma:

  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hemoperitoneum
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hemopericardium
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hemothorax
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pneumothorax

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma Objectives:

1. Increase the participants’ knowledge and competence to perform and/or interpret trauma ultrasound examinations.

2. State the imaging views and the ultrasound characteristics of the anatomy evaluated when performing trauma ultrasound.

3. Recognize ultrasound characteristics associated with hemoperitoneum, hemopericardium, hemothorax, and pneumothorax.

4. Perform ultrasound evaluation of pneumothorax.

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma Target Audience:

Physicians, PAs, NPs, Sonographers, and any other medical professionals involved with the ultrasound evaluation of trauma patients. Practice specialties may include

(but are not limited to) emergency medicine, critical care, trauma surgeons, hospitalists, radiologists, internal medicine and primary care.

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma Faculty:

Bret Nelson, MD, RDMS, FACEP

To learn about Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma training video head over to: www.gcus.com. Search:  OV-FAST2 & VL-FAST2 or Call 727.363.4500.

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

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Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course (August 21st & 22nd) 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. Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course includes lectures from leading pediatric ultrasound experts, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live pediatric models and inanimate phantoms. Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course offers the most hands-on scan time in the industry with a ratio of no more than 3 participants to one instructor.

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound 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 Scanning Ratio (Best in Industry)
  • Additional Training Videos, Books and Protocol Manuals also available
  • ACCME Accredited

CREDITS:

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

TOPICS COVERED:

  • 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

EXPERT FACULTY:

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

 

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course registration is easy. Registration prior to 21 days of course start date receives a $100 early registration discount. Click or Call. http://www.gcus.com/cme/?specialty=pediatrics | 727.363.4500

UGVA & Nerve Blocks in EM + Scan Workshop (4/21-4/22)

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The Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access portion of the course includes comprehensive lectures and extensive hands-on scanning for central and peripheral line placement. This emergency vascular access ultrasound hands-on course/program incorporates interactive case presentations and features a 3:1 ratio with live models and inanimate phantoms. On day two you get to choose the topics you want to reinforce and improve your scanning skills in for emergency medicine, critical care abdominal and OB-GYN ultrasound applications. Scanning live models and inanimate phantoms provides the perfect opportunity to improve scanning proficiency.

  • Taught by Leading Emergency Ultrasound Experts
  • Central/Peripheral Line Technique and Approach
  • Increase Diagnostic Skills and Scanning Proficiency
  • Practice Interventional Techniques on Inanimate Phantoms
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice

Secure your spot today. 727.363.4500 | www.gcus.com

Which breast cancer patients need lymph nodes removed? Ultrasound narrows it down, study finds

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A new study finds that not all women with lymph node-positive breast cancer treated with chemotherapy before surgery need to have all of their underarm nodes taken out. Ultrasound is a useful tool for judging before breast cancer surgery whether chemotherapy eliminated cancer from the underarm lymph nodes, the researchers found.

Read the full article here …

Check out Gulf Coast Ultrasound’s Continuing Medical Education materials for Breast and OB/GYN ultrasound.