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.

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.

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course (August 21-22)

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Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course (August 21st & 22nd) is designed to increase the participant’s knowledge and competence to perform and interpret pediatric ultrasound examinations in an Emergency or Critical Care setting.

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course is taught by leading pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound experts. Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course includes lectures from leading pediatric ultrasound experts, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live pediatric models and inanimate phantoms. Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course offers the most hands-on scan time in the industry with a ratio of no more than 3 participants to one instructor.

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound 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 Scanning Ratio (Best in Industry)
  • Additional Training Videos, Books and Protocol Manuals also available
  • ACCME Accredited

CREDITS:

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

TOPICS COVERED:

  • 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

EXPERT FACULTY:

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Stephanie Doniger, MD, RDMS, FAAP, FACEP
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Bret P. Nelson, MD, RDMS, FACEP

 

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Course registration is easy. Registration prior to 21 days of course start date receives a $100 early registration discount. Click or Call. http://www.gcus.com/cme/?specialty=pediatrics | 727.363.4500