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.

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