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

Blended Musculoskeletal MSK Ultrasound

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.

 

Hot Tip-How to Easily Locate the Superficial Fibular Nerve with Ultrasound

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Hot Tip-How to Easily Locate the Superficial Fibular Nerve with Ultrasound

Hot Tip-How to Easily Locate the Superficial Fibular Nerve with UltrasoundGulfcoast Ultrasound Instructor Dr. Craig Chappell, DO, CAQSM, RMSK, demonstrates how to increase the conspicuity of the superficial fibular nerve and how to easily locate it with ultrasound. Learn how to locate the Superficial Fibular Nerve with Ultrasoundas well as many other tips and tricks in the Advanced & Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course (August 10-11, 2017)Advanced & Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course (August 10-11, 2017) is taught by leading Musculoskeletal Ultrasound experts. The Advanced & Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course provides lectures and extensive hands-on scanning with live models and human cadaveric specimens for advanced applications and ultrasound-guided procedures including (but not limited to) regenerative therapy.

  • Instruction by Leading MSK Ultrasound Experts
  • Extensive 3:1 Hands-On Scanning
  • Scan Live Models & Human Cadaveric Specimens
  • Expand Diagnostic and Interventional Skills
  • Implement Skills Learned Into Clinical Practice
  • Includes Interventional Human Cadaver Lab

Topics:

  • MSK Ultrasound Guided Injection Techniques
  • Advanced Musculoskeletal Ultrasound – Guided Procedures in Rehabilitative Medicine
  • Post-operative Ultrasound: Shoulder, Knee & Beyond
  • Indications for US Guided Nerve Blocks
  • Challenging MSK Dilemmas: A Case Based Approach
  • Advanced Peripheral Nerve Applications: Diagnosis & Treatment Options
  • Advanced Foot, Ankle & Hip
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Spine
  • Interesting Case Presentations

 

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and / or interpret MSK ultrasound exams.
  2. List the use of MSK sonography for diagnosis and ultrasound – guided interventions for rheumatology, sports medicine, and physical medicine & rehabilitation applications
  3. Demonstrate techniques and protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, ankle/foot, adult hip, and spine.
  4. Identify sonographic appearance of commonly seen pathology of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, ankle, foot, adult hip, and spine.
  5. Interpret complex musculoskeletal ultrasound images and list treatment options and patient management strategies.
  6. Outline new ultrasound guided procedures for ligament and tendon injuries.
  7. List the role of ultrasound in the evaluation of the post-operative shoulder.
  8. State the role of ultrasound in nerve entrapment syndromes.
  9. Demonstrate the principals of injection techniques for the performance of upper and lower extremity MSK interventions on cadaver models.
  10. Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

CREDITS:

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

Registration is quick, affordable and easy for the Advanced & Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course.

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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.
Victor Ibrahim, MD, FAAPMR
Director, PMR Center
Regenerative Orthopedics and Sports Medicine of Capital Hill
Washington, DC
No relevant financial relationships exist.
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.
David Wang, DOGulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.
Jeffrey Strakowski, MD
McConnell Spine, Sport, & Joint Physicians
Columbus, Ohio
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

MSK Ultrasound Course with Regenerative Medicine

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MSK Ultrasound Course with Regenerative Medicine

MSK Ultrasound Course with Regenerative Medicine program is designed to expand and update skills to integrate advanced MSK applications and ultrasound-guided regenerative medicine techniques into clinical practice. Taught by world-renowned ultrasound experts, the program offers evidence based lectures combined with extensive hands-on scanning sessions featuring live models and human cadaveric specimens. Participants will also have the opportunity to observe live demonstrations of multiple regenerative medicine procedures (diagnosis and techniques) on various live patients with pathologies.

  • Evidence –Based Lectures taught by world-renowned faculty
  • Advanced and regenerative medicine for upper & lower extremity applications
  • Includes pre-course webinar on Ultrasound-guided injection techniques
  • Extensive hands-on Scanning: live models w/ 3:1 participant to instructor ratio
  • Cadaver workshop: injection techniques
  • Cadaver workshop: bone marrow and lipoaspirate techniques
  • Live patient demonstrations for PRP and/or Prolotherapy treatment techniques
  • Integrate skills learned into clinical practice
  • Expand services offered
  • Improve patient outcomes

Regenerative Medicine Course Topics:

    • Biology and Evidence for regenerative substances
    • -Dextrose Prolotherapy
    • -Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
    • -Bone Marrow Aspirate (BMA)
    • -Lipoaspirate
    • -Amniotic Membrane and Cells
    • Essentials of US Guided Regenerative Medicine
    • -Ultrasound guided injection techniques
    • -Preparing Dextrose and PRP Injectables
    • -Upper and lower extremity regenerative medicine techniques
    • -Post procedure protocols for regenerative medicine
    • -Regulatory guidelines and billing/coding for regenerative medicine
    • Hands-On workshops: live models
    • Hands-On workshops: Cadaver lab – needle guidance to target areas
    • Hands-On workshop: Cadaver lab – bone marrow and lipoaspirate techniques
    • Live patient regenerative medicine demonstrations: Prolotherapy & PRP

Advanced MSK Topics:

  • Utility of Dynamic Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Spine
  • Advanced Peripheral Nerve Applications: Diagnosis & treatment options
  • Post-Op Shoulder, Knee, and Beyond
  • Unlocking Frozen Joints
  • Hands-On scanning: live models

Objectives:

  1. Identify anatomy and pathoanatomy of the upper extremity joints (tendons, ligaments, muscle/fascia, and nerves).
  2. Outline the biology and evidence for use of regenerative substances.
  3. State when, why, and how to integrate regenerative medicine as a practical treatment option.
  4. Prepare various injectables for performing ultrasound-guided regenerative medicine techniques.
  5. List regenerative medicine targets for the upper and lower extremities.
  6. Outline post procedural protocols for regenerative procedures
  7. Integrate advanced MSK and ultrasound-guided regenerative medicine techniques into clinical practice.

Who should attend:

Physicians, PA’s, and clinicians experienced in diagnostic MSK ultrasound with a desire to integrate advanced MSK and regenerative medicine techniques into clinical practice. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to) PM&R, sports medicine, orthopedics, radiology, rheumatology, and pain management. This program is an intermediate to advanced level program that requires at least 6 months previous experience performing diagnostic MSK ultrasound examinations or attendance of a recognized MSK hands-on ultrasound education program.

Credits:

16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Approved for 16.00 MOC point(s)

Registration is quick, affordable and easy for the MSK Ultrasound Course with Regenerative Medicine.

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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.