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)

 

Introduction to 2D/M-Mode Adult Echocardiography

Introduction to 2D/M-Mode Adult Echocardiography

Introduction to 2D/M-Mode Adult Echocardiography Training Video

Introduction to 2D/M-Mode Adult Echocardiography Training Video is designed for the clinician that has the desire to improve knowledge and competence in performing and interpreting a transthoracic 2D/M-Mode echocardiogram. The lecture includes 2D cardiac anatomy, 2D views, 2D measurements, and M-Mode pattern recognition and benefits of correlation with the 2D images.CLICK HERE to get your copy.

  • All Training Videos are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • ACCME Accredited with Commendation.
  • Offered as DVD or Online Video Options with or without Credits (Credits can be purchased at a later date)
  • Immediate UNLIMITED Access with all online videos
  • All Training Videos are recorded in High Definition format and professionally edited.
  • (Educators), Incorporate Training Videos into your curriculum. *Contact us about the EDUCATOR DISCOUNT HELP PROGRAM.

Audience

Sonographers, physicians, nurse practitioners, PA’s and other medical professionals who seek to integrate the transthoracic echocardiogram into the clinical setting. Physicians may include (but are not limited to) emergency medicine, critical care, family medicine, internal medicine and radiology.

 

Objectives

  • Cite the indications and advantages of performing a comprehensive transthoracic echocardiogram.
  • Identify and describe normal cardiac anatomy, cardiac physiology and cardiac circulation.
  • List the normal 3-lead ECG components and its role in echocardiography.
  • Demonstrate proper probe orientation and essential scanning maneuvers to optimize imaging in each window.
  • Perform a routine 2-D cardiac ultrasound evaluation.
  • Apply the routine 2-D measurements.
  • Increase knowledge/competence to better perform and/or interpret a routine transthoracic echocardiogram.

 

Topics

  • Indications and Sound Fundamentals
  • Cardiac Anatomy
  • Electro-Physiology
  • Ergonomics
  • 2D Views/Anatomy
  • 2D Measurements
  • M-Mode Characteristics
  • Scan Demonstration

 

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Thyroid and Neck

Ulrasound Pediatric Thyroid Neck

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Thyroid and Neck Training Video

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Thyroid and Neck Training Video is designed to review normal and abnormal ultrasound characteristics associated with the evaluation of the pediatric thyroid and neck. Pick up yours HERE.

  • All Training Videos are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice.
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered.
  • ACCME Accredited with Commendation.
  • Offered as DVD or Online Video Options with or without Credits (Credits can be purchased at a later date) .
  • Immediate UNLIMITED Access with all online videos .
  • All Training Videos are recorded in High Definition format and professionally edited.
  • (Educators), Incorporate Training Videos into your curriculum. *Contact us about the EDUCATOR DISCOUNT HELP PROGRAM.

Topics

  • Normal Neck and Thyroid Anatomy and Physiology
  • Imaging Protocol
  • Nodular Disease
  • Goiter
  • Benign Findings
  • Malignant Findings
  • Diffuse Disease: Hashimoto’s and Graves’ Disease
  • Parathyroid