Ultrasound Evaluation of Gamekeeper’s Thumb aka Skier’s Thumb

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Ultrasound Evaluation of Gamekeeper’s Thumb aka Skier’s Thumb

Jon Jacobson, MD, RMSK demonstrates an Ultrasound Evaluation of Gamekeeper’s Thumb aka Skier’s Thumb. Learn how perform an ultrasound evaluation of Gamekeeper’s Thumb as well as many other tips and tricks in the Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course (August 7-9, 2017). Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Hands-On Course (August 7-9, 2017) is the first step in obtaining a strong foundation in order to begin performing and/or interpreting Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Examinations. The Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound training course (August 7-9, 2017) is taught by leading experts and covers, Shoulder Anatomy & Scanning Techniques, Evaluation of Shoulder Pathology, Elbow Anatomy & Scanning Techniques, Evaluation of Elbow Pathology, Ultrasound Guided Injection Techniques, Wrist/Hand Anatomy & Scan Techniques, Evaluation of Wrist/Hand Pathology, Normal Evaluation of the Ankle/Foot & Pathology, Knee Anatomy, Scanning Techniques, & Pathology, Evaluation of the Hip.

The Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course is taught by leading experts in the field of MSK ultrasound. This msk ultrasound hands-on course/program provides comprehensive lectures and extensive hands-on scanning with live models for upper and lower extremity applications. Learn the musculoskeletal essentials and build confidence in your scanning and interpretation abilities. An optional interventional workshop is also offered using human cadaveric specimens.

  • Extensive Hands-on Training with MSK Experts
  • Increase Your Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Skills
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services
  • Procedural Guidance for Improved Patient Safety
  • Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice

 

TOPICS:

  • Shoulder Anatomy & Scanning Techniques
  • Evaluation of Shoulder Pathology
  • Elbow Anatomy & Scanning Techniques
  • Evaluation of Elbow Pathology
  • Ultrasound Guided Injection Techniques
  • Wrist/Hand Anatomy & Scan Techniques
  • Evaluation of Wrist/Hand Pathology
  • Normal Evaluation of the Ankle/Foot & Pathology
  • Knee Anatomy, Scanning Techniques, & Pathology
  • Evaluation of the Hip

 

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations.
  2. List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications.
  3. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
  4. Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle/foot, & hip ultrasound examinations.
  5. Identify normal anatomy during musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging.
  6. Identify the sonographic appearance of commonly seen pathology of the shoulder, knee, elbow, wrist/hand, ankle, and foot.
  7. Demonstrate the use of MSK sonography for diagnosis and ultrasound-guided interventions and describe “in-plane” and “out of plane” injections/aspiration techniques using inanimate phantoms.
  8. Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

CREDITS:

20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Approved for 20 MOC point(s)

Registration is quick, affordable and easy for the Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course. This course is also available with the optional Cadaver lab

Click or Call to learn more about the Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course | 727.363.4500

FACULTY:

Jon Jacobson, MD, RMSK
BioClinica: consultant
Elsevier: book royalties
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine: grant
Harvest Technologies: research equipment
No relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.
Ralf Thiele, MD, RhMSUS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Rochester
Department of Medicin,
Division of Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology
Rochester, NY
No relevant financial relationship(s) exist.
Paul Lento, MD, RMSK Sarasota Orthopedic Associates
Sarasota, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose
Timothy J. Mazzola, MD, CAQSM, RMSK
Cornerstone Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Denver, Colorado
No relevant financial relationships to disclose
Craig Chappell, DO, RMSK, CAQSM
IN2IT Medical Non-Surgical Ortho & Sports Medicine
Orem, UT
Shane Shapiro, MD
Sports & Orthopedic Medicine
Mayo Medical School
Assistant Professor
Jacksonville, Florida
Speaker Disclosure: No relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.

Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications

Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications

Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications:

Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications training video is designed to provide a review on the use of ultrasound for the evaluation of various types of rheumatology applications. Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications training video is available for purchase in either DVD or Online Video format. Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications is approved for a maximum of: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications Topics:

  • Prevalence of disease in the United States
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: Erosions, synovitis, tenosynovitis, treatment response
  • Spondyloarthritis: synovitis, tenosynovitis, peritendinitis, enthesitis, erosions, new bone formation
  • Crystal Arthritis: sonographic features of gout
  • Osteoarthritis: synovitis, systemic inflammatory mediators, low-grade inflammation, articular cartilage, basic calcium phosphate crystals

Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications Objectives:

  1. Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations
  2. Recognize ultrasound characteristics associated with various types of rheumatologic conditions
  3. Identify ultrasound characteristics and apply ultrasound diagnostic criteria to evaluate commonly seen rheumatology conditions
  4. Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques & interpretation criteria to improve MSK diagnostic/treatment accuracy

Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications Target Audience:

Physicians, Sonographers, PAs, NPs and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting MSK ultrasound examinations. Applicable practice specialties may include (but are not limited to): Rheumatology, Radiology, Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, PM&R, Pain Management, Regenerative Medicine, Neurology, Primary care and Emergency Medicine.

Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications Faculty:

Ralf Thiele, MD, RhMSUS

To learn about Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatology Applications training video head over to: www.gcus.com. Search: OV-RHEU or VL-RHEU or Call 727.363.4500.

MSK Ultrasound Evaluation of Tumors and Masses

MSK Ultrasound Evaluation of Tumors and Masses

MSK Ultrasound Evaluation of Tumors and Masses training video is designed to provide a review of the ultrasound diagnostic criteria to evaluate various types of tumors and pseudotumors. This video is available for purchase in either DVD or Online Video format. Jon Jacobson, MD, RMSK. Approved for a maximum of: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Topics:

  • Tumor or Pseudotumor
  • Tendon tear with retraction
  • Muscle hernia
  • Anomalous muscle
  • Rheumatoid nodule
  • Anatomic Location: joint recess, bursa, tendon, lymph node, ganglion subcutaneous or other
  • Pigmented villonodular synovitis
  • Baker cyst
  • Bicipitoradial bursitis
  • Gout
  • Reactive lymph node
  • B cell lymphoma
  • Angiosarcoma metastasis
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Parameniscal cysts
  • Subcutaneous masses: fat necrosis, epidermal inclusion cyst, lipoma, fat necrosis
  • Other Malignant Masses: sarcoma, metastasis, melanoma

Objectives:

  1. Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret musculoskeletal ultrasound examinations
  2. Recognize ultrasound characteristics associated with various types of tumors and pseudotumors seen with musculoskeletal ultrasound
  3. Identify the location of various types of tumors and pseudotumors seen with musculoskeletal ultrasound
  4. Apply ultrasound diagnostic criteria to evaluate musculoskeletal tumors and masses
  5. Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques & interpretation criteria to improve MSK diagnostic/treatment accuracy

Target Audience:

Physicians, Sonographers, PAs, NPs and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting MSK ultrasound examinations of tumors or masses. Applicable practice specialties may include (but are not limited to): Radiology, Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, PM&R, Rheumatology, Pain Management, Regenerative Medicine, Neurology, Primary care and Emergency Medicine.

To learn about this product head over to: www.gcus.com. Search: OV-MUTM or VL-MUTM or Call 727.363.4500.

Ultrasound Evaluation of Foot and Ankle (DVD & Online Video.)

Ultrasound Eval. of Ankle & Foot

Approved for a maximum of: 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

WHO SHOULD VIEW: Physicians, Sonographers, PAs, NPs and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting MSK ultrasound examinations of the Foot & Ankle. Applicable practice specialties may include (but are not limited to): Radiology, Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, PM&R, Rheumatology, Pain Management, Regenerative Medicine, Neurology, Primary care and Emergency Medicine.

To learn about this product head over to: www.gcus.com. Search: OV-MUFA2 or VL-MUFA2 or Call 727.363.4500.