How to Use Ultrasound for Needle Guidance

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How to use Ultrasound for Needle Guidance

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Medical Director James Mateer, MD, RDMS, demonstrates how to use power Doppler to assist with ultrasound needle-guidance. Improve your competence and confidence with Ultrasound Guided Procedures at a Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course. CLICK HERE or call 727.363.4500 to learn more and register today.

The Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Live Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform central and peripheral line techniques. This comprehensive course is taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound experts that specialize in ultrasound guidance and incorporates comprehensive lectures, interactive case presentations, and includes hands-on scanning featuring a 3:1 participant to instructor ratio with both live models (anatomy) and inanimate phantoms (interventional techniques). This course is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need ultrasound-guided vascular access (UGVA) training.

  • Most Comprehensive Hands-On UGVA Course Available
  • Destination Education in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 3:1 Participant to Faculty Hands-On Scan Ratio with Both Live Models (Anatomy) and Inanimate Phantoms (Interventional Techniques)
  • Scan Groups Assigned Based on Specialty Practice and Level of Experience
  • Lifetime Access to Digital Course Syllabus
  • Expert Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access Faculty
  • Trusted Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access CME Leader Since 1985
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • State-Of-The-Art Lecture Facility and Scan Labs
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Free CME-Z Card with Registration (Save 5-10% off all future Gulfcoast product purchases)

Credits

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 7.25 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit(s).

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 7.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

This program has been approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 6.75 Class A CE credits

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course

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Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course

  • Most Comprehensive Hands-On UGVA Course Available
  • Destination Education in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 3:1 Participant to Faculty Hands-On Scan Ratio with Both Live Models (Anatomy) and Inanimate Phantoms (Interventional Techniques)
  • Scan Groups Assigned Based on Specialty Practice and Level of Experience
  • Lifetime Access to Digital Course Syllabus
  • Expert Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access Faculty
  • Trusted Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access CME Leader Since 1985
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • State-Of-The-Art Lecture Facility and Scan Labs
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Free CME-Z Card with Registration (Save 5-10% off all future Gulfcoast product purchases)

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Live Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform central and peripheral line techniques. This comprehensive course is taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound experts that specialize in ultrasound guidance and incorporates comprehensive lectures, interactive case presentations, and includes hands-on scanning featuring a 3:1 participant to instructor ratio with both live models (anatomy) and inanimate phantoms (interventional techniques). This course is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need ultrasound-guided vascular access (UGVA) training. Click Here to Register!

Topics

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access
  • Why use Ultrasound Guidance
  • “Direct” vs. “Indirect” Techniques
  • “In-plane” vs. “Out-of-plane” Techniques
  • Ultrasound Guided Central Line Placement
  • Principles of Vessel Differentiation & Procedural Tips
  • Internal Jugular & Axillary/Subclavian Approach & Clinical Case Review
  • Femoral & Antecubital Vein Access
  • Additional Access Sites & Comments on the Pediatric Patient
  • Clinical Case Review

Objectives

  • Demonstrate the participant’s knowledge to better perform ultrasound-guided vascular access procedures.
  • Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
  • List the advantages and disadvantages of the “In-Plane” and “Out-of-Plane” and the “Direct” vs. “Indirect” ultrasound-guided vascular access techniques.
  • Differentiate venous vs. arterial anatomy by ultrasound.
  • Identify ultrasound imaging characteristics of vessels and contiguous anatomy to determine the optimal approach for vascular access.
  • Demonstrate ultrasound imaging characteristics of vascular pathology that would indicate a vessel is not suitable for vascular access.
  • Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for Central Line vascular access.
  • Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for Peripheral Line vascular access.
  • Demonstrate competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

Audience

The ultrasound-guided vascular access course is designed for physicians, PA’s, CRNA’S, nurses and other medical professionals involved with performing vascular access procedures. Specialty practice may include emergency, trauma, critical care, internal medicine, and intensivists.

Credits

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access – Live Course

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 7.25 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit(s).

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 7.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

This program has been approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 6.75 Class A CE credits

 

Pediatric Ultrasound Registry Review Online Course

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Pediatric Ultrasound Registry Review Online Course

  • 12 months UNLIMITED access from your computer, tablet or phone. No lockouts, or hidden limitations after a certain amount of views.
  • A variety of learning components including: video lectures, scan demonstrations, course handouts, interactive components/quizzes, and more to improve diagnostic accuracy.
  • All online courses are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ upon successful completion.
  • All online courses cover the same topics as our comprehensive live courses. Add a Hands-On Workshop (Not Valid for Registry Reviews) and receive 3 additional months of access. See our Blended Course Learning Format for more details.
  • Group pricing is available for groups of 5 or more (Not Valid for Registry Reviews). Add a Custom Onsite Hands-On Workshop for training consistency, time and cost effectiveness, with the highest quality ultrasound training in the industry.
  • Private Hands-On Workshops are also available for the learner who prefers the 1-1 learning format. Receive 3 additional months of unlimited online access (Not Valid for Registry Reviews) with a Private Hands-On Course. See our Private Hands-On Course Learning Format for more details.
  • All online courses have been broken down as micro-learning lessons in our Training Video Learning Format (Not Valid for Registry Reviews). All Training Videos are available in DVD and Online Video viewing options, with or without CME Credits. (CME Credits can be purchased at a later date). For more micro-learning options, see our selection of Protocol Manuals.

Overview – $370.00

Pediatric Ultrasound Registry Review Online Course is designed to provide a comprehensive review of the information one needs to know in order to successfully pass the ARDMS Pediatric Ultrasound registry examination. The topics presented are based on the ARDMS examination content outlines. The program is offered in an interactive, modular format and includes two mock examinations.

Additionally, the GCUS Registry Review PASS Guarantee offers you access to the online course version of your registry review program for an additional 90 days if you do not pass your registry exam after completing one of our review programs. Just send us a copy of your exam score (registry exam must be taken within six months of our review) and we’ll grant you a 90 day access extension to the online course version of the review. Pick up your copy today at Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute

Topics

  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Liver, Pancreas and Spleen
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Genitourinary System
  • Pediatric Abdominal Case Studies
  • Neonatal Head Sonography
  • Neonatal Spine Sonography
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Soft-Tissue/MSK Abnormalities
  • Thyroid and Neck Sonography
  • Non-Cardiac Chest Applications
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Hip
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Peripheral Vascular System
  • Mock Examinations (2)

Objectives

  • Identify normal imaging characteristics of the pediatric abdomen and recognize commonly seen pathology in infants and children.
  • Demonstrate proper technique and scan protocols for evaluation of the pediatric patient.
  • List the benefits of soft-tissue and MSK ultrasound in the pediatric patient.
  • Demonstrate ultrasound protocols for evaluation of the neonatal head, pediatric hip & spine.
  • Identify normal testicular ultrasound anatomy and recognize commonly seen abnormalities.
  • Identify normal and abnormal characteristics of the thyroid gland.
  • Apply ultrasound techniques to evaluate non-cardiac chest abnormalities
  • Demonstrate protocols to evaluate the pediatric peripheral vascular system.
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.
  • Define areas of weakness that require additional self-study to successful pass your pediatric ultrasound board examination.

Audience

Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who will be involved with performing and/or interpreting pediatric ultrasound examinations and/or preparing to take the ARDMS pediatric ultrasound certification examination. Physicians may include (but is not limited to) radiology, pediatricians, and pediatric emergency medicine.

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 15.25 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.

Blended Introduction to Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound Training & CME Course

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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.