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ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICINE AND CRITICAL CARE ULTRASOUND COURSE

St. Pete Beach | Saint petersburg, USA
From 1575 to 1675 USD
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Title: ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICINE AND CRITICAL CARE ULTRASOUND COURSE
Specialty: Emergency Medicine
Dates: From Sep, 17, 2015 to Sep, 18, 2015
Location: Saint petersburg, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 1575 to 1675 USD
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The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 15.25 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.

This course also meets CME/CEU requirements for ARDMS. Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.
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  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
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Gulfcoast Ultrasound’s hands-on advanced emergency medicine and critical care ultrasound course is designed to build on the knowledge base of experienced emergency ultrasound professionals.  


This program is presented by leading emergency ultrasound experts. The curriculum is developed in accordance with the WINFOCUS  and ACEP Ultrasound Practice Guidelines for advanced emergency ultrasound applications.  


The comprehensive bedside ultrasound training seminar incorporates lectures, interactive case presentations using an audience response system, and extensive 3:1 ratio hands-on scanning sessions featuring live models and inanimate phantoms.   This emergency ultrasound and critical care program also provides a log of 35+ supervised examinations to apply towards credentialing and/or certification requirements. 


Objectives & Topics

At the completion of the program, the participant should be able to:

Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound examinations.

Identify sonographic characteristics associated with abdominal sepsis involving the hepatobiliary, renal, and GI systems.

Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting.

Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal and bony cortices in the emergency department. (Optional EM Track)

Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for peripheral vascular access.

State principles of spectral and cardiac Doppler fundamentals and apply quantitative methods to evaluate acute valvular abnormalities (Optional critical care track)

Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages provided when ultrasound is used for performing regional nerve blocks. (Optional EM Track)

Evaluate fluid responsiveness in the critically ill patient.

Perform testicular ultrasound and recognize acute abnormalities. (Optional EM Track)

Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

Topics:

Sonography in Shock & Source of Sepsis

Color Doppler Fundamentals

Echo assessment of cardiomyopathies

Cardiac ultrasound evaluation of heart failure

MI & complications

Fluid responsiveness in the critically ill

Advanced Lung imaging

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2015-07-14
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St. Pete Beach, FL - 4615 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Phone: 727-363-4500

Fax: 727-363-0811

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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Phone: 727-363-4500

Fax: 727-363-0811

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