Hot Tip-How to Find the Optimal Imaging Angle to Look at the Pleura in a Pediatric Patient

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Hot Tip-How to Find the Optimal Imaging Angle to Look at the Pleura in a Pediatric Patient

Hot Tip-How to Find the Optimal Imaging Angle to Look at the Pleura in a Pediatric Patient. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Instructor Bret Nelson, MD, RDMS, FACEP, demonstrates how to find the optimal imaging angle to look at the pleura. Learn how to find the Optimal Imaging Angle to Look at the Pleura in a Pediatric Patient as well as many other tips and tricks in the Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course (August 21-22, 2017)Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course (August 21-22, 2017) is taught by leading Pediatirc Ultrasound experts. The Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course provides lectures and extensive hands-on scanning with live pediatric models.

  • Instruction by Leading Pediatric Ultrasound Experts
  • 3:1 Participant/Instructor Ratio for Maximum Hands on Scanning
  • Follows ACEP and WINFOCUS Ultrasound Guidelines
  • Increase Diagnostic Skills & Scanning Proficiency
  • Log of 30+ Pediatric Ultrasound Examinations
  • Free Pre-Course Webinar on Imaging Fundamentals

Topics:

  • E-FAST
  • Pediatric Urinary Tract, GI Applications
  • Pediatric Abdominal Case Studies
  • Head and Neck
  • Soft-Tissue & MSK Applications
  • Scrotal Ultrasound
  • Advanced Thoracic Applications
  • Lung Imaging, Trachea
  • BLUE/FALLS Protocol
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Vascular Access
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Focused Cardiac Assessment of the Pediatric Patient
  • Shock & Hypotension: RUSH Protocol
  • How to Start an Ultrasound Program
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

 

 

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound examinations.
  2. State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  3. Identify normal imaging characteristics of the pediatric urinary tract and recognize commonly seen pathology associated with renal disease and the GI tract in infants and children.
  4. Demonstrate protocols for evaluation of the trauma patient (FAST).
  5. Demonstrate ultrasound protocols for evaluation of pneumothorax, pneumonia and endotracheal tube placement.
  6. List the benefits of Ultrasound-Guided Procedures such as vascular access and lumbar puncture.
  7. Perform a focused cardiac ultrasound examination on a pediatric patient.
  8. List the benefits of soft-tissue and MSK ultrasound in the pediatric patient.
  9. Perform testicular ultrasound and recognize commonly seen abnormalities (optional session).
  10. Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

CREDITS:

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

Registration is quick, affordable and easy for the Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course.

Click or Call to learn more about the Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course | 727.363.4500

FACULTY:

Stephanie Doniger, MD, RDMS, FAAP, FACEP
Director of Emergency Ultrasound
Attending Physician: Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children’s Hospital & Research Center
Oakland, CA
No relevant financial relationship(s) exist.
Bret P. Nelson, MD, RDMS, FACEP
Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Department of Emergency Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
No relevant financial relationships exist.

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.

Click or Call to learn more about the Advanced & Interventional 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.
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

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.

How to Locate the Gallbladder With Ultrasound

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How to Locate the Gallbladder With Ultrasound

How to Locate the Gallbladder With Ultrasound Hot Tip is brought to you by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Program Coordinator Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT as he demonstrates a short cut to locate the gallbladder by using the right kidney as a reference point. Learn how to locate the Gallbladder with Ultrasound by using the right kidney as a reference point as well as many other tips and tricks in the Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound (June 5-7, 2017). Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound hands-on course (June 5-7, 2017) is the first step in obtaining a strong foundation in order to begin performing and/or interpreting Abdominal & Primary Care Examinations. The Introduction to Abdominal & Primary Care Ultrasound training course (June 5-7, 2017) is taught by leading experts and covers abdominal, trauma, thyroid, scrotal, and soft-tissue applications. This abdominal ultrasound hands-on course/program incorporates comprehensive lectures, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models and inanimate phantoms.

  • Lecture & Hands on Instruction with Abdominal Ultrasound Experts
  • Increase Your Diagnostic and Interpretation Skills
  • Topics Covered Based on AIUM Practice Guidelines
  • 3:1 Participant/Instructor Ratio for Maximum Hands on Scanning
  • Interactive Case Studies
  • Immediately Integrate Skills Learned into Clinical Practice

TOPICS:

  • Imaging Fundamentals
  • Abdominal Anatomy/Scan Techniques
  • Abdominal Aorta
  • Liver Sonography & Pathology
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tree Sonography & Pathology
  • Spleen, Pancreas, and Renal
  • Scrotal / Testicular
  • Evaluation of the Appendix & GI Tract
  • Thyroid
  • E-FAST Exam, Soft Tissue & MSK Applications
  • Interactive Case Studies

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Increase participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret abdominal ultrasound examinations.
  2. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
  3. Perform scan protocols and routine measurements that are utilized during an abdominal ultrasound evaluation.
  4. Identify normal/abnormal imaging characteristics of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys and abdominal vasculature.
  5. Cite Doppler/color physics principles and be able to (sonographers) apply these principles to optimize system controls or (physicians) utilize this information for identifying technical errors which may result in misdiagnosis (optional lecture).
  6. Demonstrate routine examination protocols associated with the ultrasound evaluation of renal artery stenosis (optional lecture).
  7. Differentiate normal/abnormal characteristics for the evaluation of the thyroid, testes/scrotum, and appendix.
  8. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (FAST exam).
  9. Demonstrate the use of ultrasound for evaluation of soft-tissue pathology.
  10. Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

CREDITS:

24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Approved for 24 MOC point(s)
22 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit
20.75  ASRT Category A Credit(s)

Registration is quick, affordable and easy for the Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound.

Click or Call to learn more about the Introduction to Abdominal and Primary Care Ultrasound Course | 727.363.4500

FACULTY:

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Salvatore LaRusso M.Ed. RDMS, FAIUM, RT(R)
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Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT
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Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP
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Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT