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Advanced Emergency Ultrasound Course

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Advanced Emergency Ultrasound Course

Time: March 4, 2010 to March 5, 2010
Location: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Street: 4615 Gulf Blvd. Suite 205
City/Town: St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Website or Map: http://www.gcus.com
Phone: (727) 363-4500
Event Type: course
Organized By: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Latest Activity: Dec 21, 2009

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Advanced Emergency Ultrasound Course
Thursday, March 4, 2010 - Friday, March 5, 2010
St. Pete Beach, FL

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Gulfcoast Staff
4615 Gulf Blvd. Suite 205
Saint Pete Beach, FL 33706
Toll-Free (800) 619-1900
(727) 363-4500
FAX (727) 363-0811
Email: learn@gcus.com
Website: http://www.gcus.com/ProgramDetails2.aspx?ID=330&scheduleID=322&type=PROGRAM&mode=View

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
4615 Gulf Blvd. Suite 205
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Toll-Free (800) 619-1900
(727) 363-4500
FAX (727) 363-0811
Email: learn@gcus.com
Website: http://www.gcus.com

Program Name: Advanced Emergency Ultrasound Course -- March 2010
Start Date: 03/04/2010
End Date: 03/05/2010
AMA Cat. 1 CME Credits: 16.0
Other CME Credits: 16.0 ACEP
Advanced Registration: $1,195.00
Regular Registration: $1,235.00
Location: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Address: 4615 Gulf Blvd., Suite 205
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

The Advanced Registration fee is honored if payment is made/postmarked 21 days or more prior to the beginning date of the program.

If it's 10 Days Before the Course call first for space availability.

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Advanced Registration Resident Rate: $1,195. Please call us to register if you are a Resident.

Register for this program and Emergency Ultrasound Introductory Course -- March 2010 and save!

Combined discounted rate = $2,635. Register for both programs.

Save 5% when registering two or more attendees at the same time with the same form of payment to any program. The Shopping Cart will automatically discount 5% from the registration fee. Resident discount may not be combined with multiple participant discount and/or with combination course discount.

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Course Itinerary

Course content based on ACEP guidelines.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the program the participant should be able to:

1. Identify sonographic characteristics associated with hepatobiliary disease, pancreatic pathology, renal disease, and fluid localization.
2. Explain the role of ultrasound for extended applications (including but not limited to) pneumothorax, ocular and musculoskeletal procedures in the emergency department.
3. Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for vascular access.
4. Explain imaging techniques and routine scan planes used in cardiac ultrasound.
5. Recognize normal cardiac structures & identify ultrasound findings associated with cardiomyopathy, pericardial effusion, cardiogenic shock, dissection & other hypotensive conditions.
6. Discuss imaging techniques, normal and abnormal characteristics associated with lower extremity venous examinations.
7. Explain normal sonographic findings and commonly seen abnormalities associated with testicular ultrasound.
8. Perform testicular ultrasound exam.
9. Describe scanning techniques used in foreign body localization.
10. Increase knowledge and confidence to perform and/or interpret examinations.

Course Topics:

* Foreign body localization
* Ultrasound-guided vascular access
* 2D cardiac scan planes and normal anatomy
* Cardiac pathology, pericardiocentesis
* Venous imaging techniques
* Soft tissue, MSK and foreign body localization applications
* Testicular and scrotal sonography
* U/S-guided fluid aspirations
* Advanced abdominal applications/case studies
* Ocular emergencies
* Evaluation of Pneumothorax
* Hands-o


Angio/IR, Body Imaging, Cardiac, Chest, ER, Resident Review, Ultrasound, Vascular

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