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Blended Trauma and Acute Care Sonography (Online Course + Hands-On Workshop)

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Blended Trauma and Acute Care Sonography (Online Course + Hands-On Workshop)

Time: November 16, 2018 from 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Street: 111 2nd Ave. NE, Suite 800
City/Town: St. Petersburg
Website or Map: https://www.gcus.com/
Phone: 7273634500
Event Type: live, cme, seminar
Organized By: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc
Latest Activity: Oct 19, 2017

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Event Description

The Blended Trauma and Acute Care Sonography training course covers a strong foundation to perform the core ultrasound applications as outlined in the ACEP emergency ultrasound practice guidelines. Taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound expert faculty. The scanning skills workshop portion is designed to reinforce and improve scanning skills for emergency medicine, critical care, abdominal, and OB-GYN ultrasound applications. Scanning live models and inanimate phantoms provides the perfect opportunity to improve scanning proficiency.

Topics

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
  • Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals
  • The FAST and e-FAST Exams
  • Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access Fundamentals
  • Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for Trauma
  • Soft-Tissue/Musculoskeletal Applications in Trauma
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound: Differential Diagnosis of Shock in Trauma
  • Cases in Trauma Ultrasound

 

Objectives

  • Demonstrate the participants knowledge to better perform and/or interpret trauma ultrasound examinations
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient and pneumothorax (e-FAST)
  • Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the adult heart
  • State an algorithm for uses of bedside ultrasound for differential diagnosis of shock in a trauma patient
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages provided when ultrasound is used for performing regional nerve blocks
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal, and fractures

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