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.

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