Introduction Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Course

Carotid Ultrasound Course

Introduction Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Course (May 8th-10th) is the perfect course for obtaining a strong foundation for performing and/or interpreting Carotid Ultrasound Examinations. Introduction Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Course is taught by leading vascular ultrasound experts and includes lectures and interactive case presentations by the masters of Carotid Ultrasound. Introduction Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Course you will experience extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models.

Introduction Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Course is taught by leading Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Experts. Introduction Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging 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


24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Approved for 24 MOC point(s)
22.5  ASRT Category A Credit(s)


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



William B. Schroedter, BS, RVT, FSVU

Phillip J Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT

Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Registration is quick, affordable and easy. Click or Call. | 727.363.4500

Echocardiography Ultrasound Course (July 17-21)

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Conquer the field of Adult Echocardiography Ultrasound with Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Adult Echocardiography Ultrasound Course. Combine didactic lectures and ample hands-on practice on live models to provide the perfect foundation for medical professionals. For a more flexible agenda, the Blended Echocardiography Course Option combines a comprehensive Online Course and a Scanning Skills Workshop to give you the lectures on your PC, laptop, tablet, or smart phone with a generous 5 half days hands-on scanning only course.

What To Expect:

  • The Most Comprehensive Adult Echo Course Available
  • Increase Diagnostic Skills & Scanning Proficiency
  • 271 Cases Covering Common Pathologies
  • 3:1 Participant/Instructor Ratio for Maximum Hands on Scanning
  • Ability to Scan Live Models with Normal Anatomy & Pathologies
  • Human Heart Cadaver Lab to Visualize Disease

Topics Covered:

  • Imaging Fundamentals
  • Anatomy of the Heart and EKG
  • 2D Evaluation of Cardiac Anatomy, Measurements, and Normal Values
  • Parasternal and Suprasternal Windows
  • Apical and Subcostal Windows
  • Doppler Fundamentals & Color Doppler
  • Pulsed & Continuous Wave Doppler
  • Mitral & Aortic Valves (Evaluation & Disease)
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Gross Anatomy Workshop
  • Right Heart Disease
  • Coronary Heart Dieases
  • Diastolic Function/Contrast Echocardiography
  • Pericardial Disease & Cardiac Masses

To Register:

Click or Call. | 727.363.4500

Expert Faculty:


Christie Hill Jordan, BS, RDCS, RCS, RCIS, FASE

Diane Debich-Spicer, PA (ASCP)

Richard Palma, BS, RDCS, RCS, ACS, FASE, FSDMS

Daniel Bourque, MS, RCS, FASE

Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT


UGVA & Nerve Blocks in EM + Scan Workshop (4/21-4/22)

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The Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access portion of the course includes comprehensive lectures and extensive hands-on scanning for central and peripheral line placement. This emergency vascular access ultrasound hands-on course/program incorporates interactive case presentations and features a 3:1 ratio with live models and inanimate phantoms. On day two you get to choose the topics you want to reinforce and improve your scanning skills in for emergency medicine, critical care abdominal and OB-GYN ultrasound applications. Scanning live models and inanimate phantoms provides the perfect opportunity to improve scanning proficiency.

  • Taught by Leading Emergency Ultrasound Experts
  • Central/Peripheral Line Technique and Approach
  • Increase Diagnostic Skills and Scanning Proficiency
  • Practice Interventional Techniques on Inanimate Phantoms
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice

Secure your spot today. 727.363.4500 |

Celebrating 30 years of Ultrasound Excellence!

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30YearsGulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is happy to celebrate 30 years of education, innovation and leadership in medical ultrasound training.  Since the founding of our school in 1985, more than 140,000 sonographers, physicians and other medical professionals have participated in our accredited education activities. During that time, we have had the privilege of working with some of the finest sonography educators in the world.

MSK-Aug2015-02Teaching is as much art as it is science.  When we look back at the teachers in our lives, we remember those that captured our imaginations and held our interest with their ability to explain and illustrate their subject.   As we bask in the satisfaction of three decades in teaching excellence, we are compelled to give praise and thanks to the scores of creative and expressive instructors that have made us a national leader in ultrasound education.

Check out our current roster of diverse and talented instructors.  Learn more about our live and online educational programs.