Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

Overview

Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Course provides participants with a strong foundation to perform and/or interpret the core ultrasound applications in an emergency setting as outlined in the ACEP ultrasound practice guidelines. This unique emergency 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.

For more informationd and to register: https://www.gcus.com/courses/about/3640/introduction-to-emergency-medicine-ultrasound

Venue:

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc

111 2nd Ave. NE, Suite 800

St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

Agenda

Sep 10   

Objectives

  • Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency ultrasound examinations.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization for system controls.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (E-FAST exam) and pneumothorax.
  • Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the abdomen, aorta, female pelvis, and adult heart.
  • State an algorithm for uses of bedside ultrasound during cardiac arrest, shock, and hypotension
  • Demonstrate image orientation, transducer preparation, and scan protocols for performing use of ultrasound guidance for vascular access, pericardiocentesis, paracentesis, hemothorax, lumbar puncture, and ET placement.
  • Demonstrate protocol for focused evaluation of DVT.
  • Differentiate normal/abnormal image characteristics of the abdomen, female pelvis, first trimester OB, and ectopic pregnancy.
  • Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria into clinical practice.

EVENT DATES

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