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General Practice Ultrasound for Physicians

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General Practice Ultrasound for Physicians

Time: February 11, 2010 to February 13, 2010
Location: Advanced Health Education Center
Street: 8502 Tybor Dr.
City/Town: Houston, TX 77074
Website or Map: http://www.aheconline.com
Phone: 713-772-0157
Event Type: general, practice
Organized By: Advanced Health Education Center
Latest Activity: Dec 21, 2009

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Event Description

General Practice Ultrasound for Physicians
Thursday, February 11, 2010 - Saturday, February 13, 2010
Houston, TX

MEETING SPONSOR:
Advanced Health Education Center
8502 Tybor Dr.
Houston, TX 77074
Toll-Free 1-800-239-1361
713-772-0157
Website: http://www.aheconline.com

CONFERENCE CENTER:
Advanced Health Education Center
8502 Tybor Dr.
Houston, TX 77074
Toll-Free 1-800-239-1361
713-772-0157
Website: http://www.aheconline.com

MEETING BROCHURE:
To view and print the meeting brochure, click here:
http://store.aheconline.com/DisplayDetail.aspx?pid=4498

MEETING DESCRIPTION:
Diagnostic ultrasound is an easy and accurate imaging tool available for primary care physicians. A working knowledge of abdomen and OB/GYN ultrasound will enhance your ability to streamline your patients’ diagnoses and treatment. This intensive 3-day course will emphasize abdominal, obstetrics/gynecology to include endovaginal scanning, as well as theory and instrumentation. Hands-on scanning and models will reinforce the lecture

Objectives
At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
• Successfully complete selected abdominal, OB/GYN, and endovaginal ultrasound examinations following correct patient preparation and procedure protocols.
• Identify and display appropriate normal anatomy and orientation in the ultrasound field of view.
• Demonstrate a working knowledge of the importance of quality assurance in ultrasound as described in the AIUM guidelines.
• Understand variations in scanning protocols for demonstration of pathologies in abdominal and ob-gyn examinations.
• Be able to develop mapping techniques to approach a variety of scanning situations.
• Be able to identify sources and research reference materials for additional information.

Course Topics
• Physics and Instrumentation
• QA and AIUM Guidelines
• Quality Assurance in Ultrasound
• Vessels, Liver, and Gallbladder
• Pancreas, Kidney, Spleen
• Transabdominal and Endovaginal Approach to the Pelvis
• First Trimester Pregnancy
• Second and Third Trimester Pregnancy
• Biophysical Profiles
• Hands-on Scanning

Target Audience
Physicians who will be performing ultrasound procedures in their practice.

CME Credits
"The Advanced Health Education Center, Ltd. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians."
"The Advanced Health Education Center, Ltd. designates this educational activity for a maximum of 24 hours AMA PRA Category I(tm). Physician should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity."
"This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 22.75 prescribed credit hours by the American Academy of Family Physicians."

Fee includes lecture, learning materials, and scanning laboratory with models. Students are responsible for their textbooks, housing, and transportation.

INSTRUCTORS:
Whelan

CME HOURS: 24

LECTURE TOPICS:
not listed

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