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Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks in Emergency Medicine

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Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks in Emergency Medicine

Time: April 22, 2017 all day
Location: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Street: 4615 Gulf Blvd., Ste. 205, FL
City/Town: St. Petersburg
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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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.

Objectives

  1. Increase the participants’ knowledge and competence to perform ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia for emergency medicine applications.
  2. List the advantages of using ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques.
  3. Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided upper extremities regional anesthesia nerve blocks..
  4. Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided lower extremities anesthesia nerve blocks.
  5. Perform PECC and TAP blocks using ultrasound guidance
  6. Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to integrate the skills learned into clinical practice.


Topics

  • 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
  • SFAST
  • 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

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