Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks in Emergency Medicine
The Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks in Emergency Medicine course is designed for emergency medical professionals seeking to integrate ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques into their emergency or critical care practice. This ultrasound training course incorporates comprehensive lectures covering upper and lower extremity blocks, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models and inanimate phantoms.
- Increase the participants’ knowledge and competence to perform ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia for emergency medicine applications.
- List the advantages of using ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques.
- Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided upper extremities regional anesthesia nerve blocks..
- Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided lower extremities anesthesia nerve blocks.
- Perform PECC and TAP blocks using ultrasound guidance
- Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to integrate the skills learned into clinical practice.
- Overview of Needle Guidance Basics
- Indications & Applications for US-Guided Nerve Blocks: Procedural Pointers, Local Anesthetic Agent Choices
- Upper Extremity Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks:
- Anatomic Territories
- Interscalene Block
- Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block
- Axillary Plexus Block
- Forearm Nerve Blocks
- Cervical Plexus Block
- Lower Extremity Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks: Anatomy, US Characteristics, Scanning & Injection Techniques
- Femoral Nerve
- Sciatic Nerve: Popliteal Blocks
- Ankle Blocks: Tibial Nerve, Deep Peroneal & Sural
- Miscellaneous Blocks:
- TAP Block
- PEC I, Pec ll and Serratus Anterior Blocks
- Case Studies
- Billing & Coding
- Interactive Polling & Discussion