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Blended Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access (Online Course + Hands-On Workshop)

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Blended Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access  (Online Course + Hands-On Workshop)

Time: August 25, 2017 all day
Location: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Street: 4615 Gulf Blvd., Ste. 205, FL
City/Town: St. Pete Beach / Online
Website or Map: https://www.gcus.com/courses/…
Phone: 17273634500
Event Type: cme, conference
Organized By: GCUS
Latest Activity: Dec 16, 2016

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Event Description

The Blended Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course includes comprehensive online lectures and extensive hands-on scanning for central and peripheral line placement. This blended ultrasound training course incorporates 8 months access to lectures in an online course format and a half day hands-on scanning workshop, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models and inanimate phantoms.


  1. Demonstrate the participant’s knowledge to better perform ultrasound-guided vascular access procedures.
  2. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
  3. Differentiate venous vs. arterial anatomy by ultrasound.
  4. Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for Central Line & Peripheral Line vascular access.
  5. Demonstrate competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.



  • 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

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