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Specialty: Emergency Medicine
Dates: From Sep, 14, 2017 to Sep, 15, 2017
Location: Saint petersburg, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 1585 to 1785 USD
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St. Pete Beach

Saint Petersburg, USA Visit the Venue to read more


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 16 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 16 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC 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.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
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Advanced Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound course is designed to build on the knowledge base of experienced emergency ultrasound professionals. This emergency/critical-care 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. This course includes a pre-course webinar entitled Focused Cardiac Ultrasound.


Sonography in Shock & Source of Sepsis (Gallbladder, Biliary Tree, Appendix, Bowel Obstruction, Peritonitis & Abscess, Pylonephritis)

Fluid Responsiveness in the Critically Ill

Advanced Non-Cardiac Chest (Sinuses, Larynx, Trachea, Lung & Pleura)

Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Vascular Access

Interactive Case Studies

Critical Care Track:

1. Cardiac Doppler & Focused Calculations

2. Echo Assessment of Cardiomyopathies & Heart Failure

3. Mitral Insufficiency & Complications

4. Guidelines for Appropriate Use of Ultrasonography by the Intensivist

Emergency Track:

1. Sonography of the Acute Scrotum

2. Advanced EM Applications (Evaluation of Soft Tissue for Abscess, Foreign Body Detection, MSK Applications, Evaluation of Bony Cortices, Ocular Emergencies)

3. Nerve Blocks in the ED (Forearm, Femoral, and Ankle Blocks)


Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency and 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. (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 (critical care track).

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

Evaluate fluid responsiveness in the critically ill patient.

Perform testicular ultrasound and recognize acute abnormalities. (EM track)

Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.


James Mateer, MD, RDMS

Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin, 

Milwaukee, WI

No relevant financial relationship(s) exist.

Alexander B. Levitov, MD, FCCP, FCCM, RDCS

Eastern VA Medical School,

Dept. of Internal Medicine,

Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Norfolk, VA

Disclosures: Equipment support from SonoSite, GE Healthcare, Zonare & ImaCor

Honorarium: SonoSite 

No relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.

Andreas Dewitz MD, RDMS, FACEP 

Vice Chair for Ultrasound Education 

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine 

Boston University School of Medicine 

Boston Medical Center 

Boston, MA

No relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.

Daniel Bourque MS, RCS, FASE

Orlando Regional Medical

No relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.

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

President, Program Director

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

St. Pete Beach, FL

No relevant financial relationship(s) exist.

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General Info:

Each course registration includes: a digital course notebook (lifetime access to any device, full color presentations, and the ability to take notes/make annotations within the e-book that will sync across devices.) Daily continental breakfast and afternoon snack will also be provided.

A printed version of the notebook can be purchased at an additional fee of $85. Please place your order by calling (727)363-4500 at least 1 week prior to the start of the course to ensure that it is available for you at the start of the course. 

The Advanced Registration Tuition is applied to registration submitted and paid/postmarked at least 21 days in advance of the course.

The Regular Registration Tuition is applied to registrations submitted between 7-21 days in advance of the course.

The Late Registration Tuition is strictly enforced and is applied to ALL registrations submitted within one week (7 days) of the start of the course.



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Late Registration From: 2017-07-13 To: 0--
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Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
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Letter of confirmation:
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Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


Resorts in St Pete Beach, FL Sirata Beach Resort

Sirata Beach Resort 

(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

(Pink marker on map)

5300 Gulf Blvd.

380 newly decorated guestrooms and executive suites, all with coffee maker and mini refrigerator, pay movies, CD alarm clock radios, safes, daily newspaper, Wireless Internet access and complimentary fitness center. 13-tropical acres with 3 pools, whirlpools, two restaurants, two beach bars, lobby bar, concierge, business center, beach cabanas, water sports and miles of white sand beach.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FL The Guy Harvey Outpost a Tradewinds Beach Resort 

Guy Harvey Outpost (Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

(Black marker on map)

6000 Gulf Blvd.

159 newly renovated rooms & suites all with refrig/wetbar, coffeemaker. High speed internet, 2 heated pools, fitness center, patio restaurant and beach bar. Transportation suggested. [Check out The Tradewinds Beach Cam on Bay News 9]

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FL TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort 

TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort 

(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

(Cyan marker on map)

5500 Gulf Blvd.

585 rooms & suites, all with refrig/wetbar, microwave, coffeemaker. Full service resort with high speed internet, 4 heated pools, tennis, fitness center, salon, watersports, kids programs, tropical waterways with paddleboats. Full array of fine & casual dining, beach bars, lounges.

[Check out the Tradwinds beach cam on bay 9]

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FL Plaza Beach Hotel - Beachfront Resort 

Plaza Beach Hotel

(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

(Green marker on map) 

4506 Gulf Blvd.

Across the street from GUI. This 39 room boutique resort is directly on the beach. It is family owned and operated. Amenities include: All rooms have full kitchens, Large Heated Pool, High Speed Internet, Free WiFi, Mini-Golf. Clean and Quiet. Lower rates.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FLBay View Waterfront Resort 

Bay View Waterfront Resort

(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

4321 Gulf Blvd.

Small, family-owned boutique resort is in walking distance to GUI. This property is on the bayside waterway, not the beach. Full Kitchens, Private Balconies Available, Fishing Pier. Clean and Quiet. Can use all amenities of Plaza Beach Resort. Low rates.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FLBay Palms Waterfront Resort 

Bay Palms Waterfront Resort

(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

(Blue marker on map)

4237 Gulf Blvd.

Waterfront * Heated Pool * 1200sq ft Waterfront Pier * Full Kitchens * Suites * Great Fishing * Watch Manatees and Dolphins * Beach Access just across the street * Great Rates * Full Use of Bayview Plaza and Plaza Beach Resort. Low rates.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FLThe Kimpton Hotel Zamora 

The Kimpton Hotel Zamora

(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

(Purple marker on map)

3701 Gulf Blvd.

The first new boutique hotel to be built in St. Pete Beach in decades, The Kimpton Hotel Zamora is a white-washed Mediterranean palace that though breathtakingly modern feels anchored in a bygone era. Inspired by the architecture of its namesake Spanish province, the hotel's striking Romanesque façade is the framework for expansive luxury suites with balconies overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway and Gulf of Mexico, stylish dining and the laid-back leisure of Florida's fashionable Tampa Bay.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FLDon CeSar Beach House 

Don CeSar Beach House

(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

3860 Gulf Blvd.

70 new luxury 1 BR suites, all beach views. Full kitchen, refrig., microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Large heated pool, gas BBQ, snack bar/game room, small beach bar. (No restaurant) 3 night minimum.

Resorts in St Pete Beach, FL Don CeSar Resort Hotel 

Don CeSar Beach House

(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

(Pink marker on map) 

3400 Gulf Blvd.

277 rooms (std, junior, 1, and 2 bedroom suites available). 1920s elegant Spanish style landmark hotel. Full service resort incl. pool, tennis, watersports, 2 restaurants, bistro/nightclub, beach bar, 24-hour room service. Transportation suggested.

Additional Lodging:

There are also a number of other nice, smaller independent beachfront motel properties in the immediate area. Please contact Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for further information.

Visit the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce for more information.

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is located on the beautiful gulf coast of Florida.


For your convenience, we can directly book your hotel or condominium lodging for you.

Special discounted room rates are available at most of the beach-front properties when booked through us. Although there are a number of other hotels in the area, we have personally inspected these sites and can recommend them. Please call us for advance availability and rates. Since we are located in a resort area, demand for rooms can be high during certain times of the year.

Please call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute to arrange your lodging, US toll free 1.800.619.1900. Outside the US, call 727.363.4500.


If you are flying in, we suggest making your airline destination to Tampa International Airport or St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport.

Coast-to-Coast... We're growing to serve YOU!

Due to the constant requests we receive to present our programs at additional locations around the country, we are excited to now offer customized ultrasound courses at your facility to fit your specific educational needs. We can also offer them at other quality strategic and resort-oriented locations as well. Call us or write us to inquire.

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