The Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Course is designed to increase the participant’s knowledge and competence to perform and interpret pediatric ultrasound examinations in an Emergency or Critical Care setting. This course is taught by leading pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound experts and includes lectures, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live pediatric models and inanimate phantoms.
- Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound examinations.
- State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
- Identify normal imaging characteristics of the pediatric urinary tract and recognize commonly seen pathology associated with renal disease and the GI tract in infants and children.
- Demonstrate protocols for evaluation of the trauma patient (FAST).
- Demonstrate ultrasound protocols for evaluation of pneumothorax, pneumonia and endotracheal tube placement.
- List the benefits of Ultrasound-Guided Procedures such as vascular access and lumbar puncture.
- Perform a focused cardiac ultrasound examination on a pediatric patient.
- List the benefits of soft-tissue and MSK ultrasound in the pediatric patient.
- Perform testicular ultrasound and recognize commonly seen abnormalities (optional session).
- Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.
- Pediatric Urinary Tract, GI Applications
- Pediatric Abdominal Case Studies
- Head and Neck
- Soft-Tissue & MSK Applications
- Scrotal Ultrasound
- Advanced Thoracic Applications
- Lung Imaging, Trachea
- BLUE/FALLS Protocol
- Ultrasound Guided Procedures
- Vascular Access
- Lumbar Puncture
- Focused Cardiac Assessment of the Pediatric Patient
- Shock & Hypotension: RUSH Protocol
- How to Start an Ultrasound Program
- Deep Vein Thrombosis