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Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Nov, 16, 2018 to Nov, 16, 2018
Location: St. petersburg, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 1365 to 1765 USD
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Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access: A Comprehensive Guide - Online Course

4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Hands-On Workshop

8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

6.00 hour(s) of ACEP Category 1 Credit

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
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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


Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to:

Explain the basic imaging principles of ultrasound used during guidance of vascular access.

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the "In-Plane" and "Out-of-Plane" and the "Direct" vs. "Indirect" ultrasound-guided vascular access techniques..

Differentiate venous vs. arterial anatomy by ultrasound.

Relate ultrasound imaging characteristics of vessels and contiguous anatomy that indicate suitable approach for vascular access.

Identify ultrasound imaging characteristics of thrombus or thrombophlebitic changes or other conditions that would indicate a vessel is not suitable for vascular access.

Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for Peripheral Line vascular access.

Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform ultrasound-guided vascular access procedures.

The blended ultrasound-guided vascular access workshop is designed for physicians, PA’s, CRNA’S, nurses and other medical professionals involved with performing vascular access procedures. Specialty practice may include emergency, trauma, critical care, internal medicine, and intensivists.


Andreas Dewitz


Vice Chair for Ultrasound Education, 

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, 

Boston University School of Medicine, 

Boston Medical Center, 

Boston, MA

No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Lori Green


President, Program Director, 

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc., 

Saint Petersburg, FL

No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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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.

The Advanced Registration Tuition is applied to registration submitted and paid/postmarked at least 30 days in advance of the course.

The Regular Registration Tuition is applied to registrations submitted between 15-29 days in advance of the course.

The Late Registration Tuition is strictly enforced and is applied to ALL registrations submitted within two weeks (14 days) of the start of the course.



Registration Cost
Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2018-08-03 To: 0--
On site Registration

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

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

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


The following accommodations are suggested by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for their convenient locations and reputable service.

Special discounted room rates are available at most of the beach-front and downtown properties when booked through us. Call us at 727.363.4500 to make reservations.

Hampton Inn & Suites 

Hampton Inn By Hilton 

(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

80 Beach Dr. NE

St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Hotel Main Number: 727-892-9900

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2018 Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Inc. 

 727.363.4500 |  727.363.0811

111 2nd Ave NE, #800 St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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2018 Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Inc. 

 727.363.4500 |  727.363.0811

111 2nd Ave NE, #800 St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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