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.

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma training video provides an in-depth overview of the trauma ultrasound (FAST) exam utilized in the emergency or critical care setting. Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma includes ultrasound scan techniques to perform the (FAST) examination, identification of normal and abnormal anatomy associated with trauma, and evaluation of pneumothorax. Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma is approved for a maximum of: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma:

  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hemoperitoneum
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hemopericardium
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hemothorax
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pneumothorax

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma Objectives:

1. Increase the participants’ knowledge and competence to perform and/or interpret trauma ultrasound examinations.

2. State the imaging views and the ultrasound characteristics of the anatomy evaluated when performing trauma ultrasound.

3. Recognize ultrasound characteristics associated with hemoperitoneum, hemopericardium, hemothorax, and pneumothorax.

4. Perform ultrasound evaluation of pneumothorax.

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma Target Audience:

Physicians, PAs, NPs, Sonographers, and any other medical professionals involved with the ultrasound evaluation of trauma patients. Practice specialties may include

(but are not limited to) emergency medicine, critical care, trauma surgeons, hospitalists, radiologists, internal medicine and primary care.

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma Faculty:

Bret Nelson, MD, RDMS, FACEP

To learn about Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma training video head over to: www.gcus.com. Search:  OV-FAST2 & VL-FAST2 or Call 727.363.4500.

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course:

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course (May 11-12) is the perfect course for obtaining a strong foundation for performing and/or interpreting upper & lower extremity peripheral arterial and venous ultrasound examinations. Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course is taught by leading vascular and interactive case presentations by the masters of Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound. Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course you will experience extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models.

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course is taught by leading Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Course Course Experts. Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course is also offered as a Blended Education (Online Course + Scan Workshop) option where you would complete the online course prior to the course begin date and come to our campus on St. Pete Beach, Florida for the afternoon scan workshops. If you can’t make it to our campus on St. Pete Beach, Florida, this course is also offered as a live (real time) interactive webinar.

  • Available as a Live, Online, Webinar and Blended Course (Online + Scan Workshop)
  • 3:1 Participant to Instructor Bedside Scanning Ratio (The Best in the Ultrasound Industry)
  • Additional Training Videos, and Books are also available to assist in your training
  • ACCME Accredited

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course Credits:

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

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course Topics Covered:

  • Venous Anatomy, Scan Techniques & Normal Characteristics
  • Duplex / Color Evaluation of LE, UE DVT
  • Evaluation of Venous Insufficiency
  • Duplex / Color Evaluation for Venous Ablation Procedures
  • Types of Vein Ablation Procedures
  • Pre-Procedure Mapping
  • Post-procedure Mapping
  • LE Arterial Anatomy & Physiology
  • Clinical Exam & Indirect Testing
  • Direct Testing & Duplex Scanning
  • Live Demo: Arterial Duplex of Lower Arterial Disease

Introduction Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Course Expert Faculty:

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Phillip J Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU
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Rob Daigle, BA, RVT, FSVU, FSDMS

Registration is quick, affordable and easy. Click or Call. http://www.gcus.com/courses/about.asp?course=1086/Introduction-to-Peripheral-Vascular-Duplex-Color-Flow-Imaging | 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.