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Hands-On Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound - A Course For Physicians & Sonographers

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Hands-On Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound - A Course For Physicians & Sonographers

Time: September 1, 2009 to September 3, 2009
Location: St. Pete Beach, FL
Street: 4615 Gulf Blvd. Suite #205
City/Town: St. Pete Beach
Website or Map: http://radlist.com/meeting.as…
Phone: (727)363-4500
Event Type: a, course, physicians, &, sonographers
Organized By: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Latest Activity: Mar 11, 2009

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Event Description

Hands-On Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound - A Course For Physicians & Sonographers
Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - Thursday, September 3, 2009
St. Pete Beach, FL

MEETING SPONSOR:
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute

Heather Curlee
4615 Gulf Blvd.
Suite #205
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Toll-Free 1-800-619-1900
(727)363-4500
FAX (727)363-0811
Email: heather@gcus.com
Website: http://www.gcus.com

CONFERENCE CENTER:
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
4615 Gulf Blvd.
Suite #205
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Toll-Free 1-800-619-1900
(727)363-4500
FAX (727)363-0811
Email: heather@gcus.com
Website: http://www.gcus.com

MEETING BROCHURE:
To view and print the meeting brochure, click here:
http://www.gcus.com/ProgramDetails2.aspx?ID=262&scheduleID=253&type=PROGRAM&mode=View

MEETING DESCRIPTION:
At the completion of the program the physician, rheumatologist, sonographer or other medical professional participant should be able to:

1. Explain U/S physics principles and imaging fundamentals for musculoskeletal imaging.
2. Describe techniques and protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle and foot ultrasound examinations.
3. Identify normal anatomy during musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging.
4. Explain the capabilities and limitations of musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging.
5. Identify sonographic appearance of commonly seen pathology of the shoulder, knee, elbow, wrist, hand, ankle and foot.
6. Discuss the indications and findings for musculoskeletal sonography in rheumatology applications.
7. Explain the use of MSK sonography for diagnosis and ultrasound-guided interventions for rheumatology applications.
8. State the indications and benefits of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries.
9. Describe “in-plane” and “out of plane” injection and aspiration techniques.
10. NEW in 2009! Discuss the indications/findings for MSK hip and spine sonography.
11. Increase knowledge and confidence to perform and/or interpret MSK U/S exams.
12. Apply the information discussed in a clinical setting under supervised conditions until an accepted proficiency level has been achieved.

INSTRUCTORS:
Moore, Thiele, Hecht

CME HOURS: 24.0

LECTURE TOPICS:
Musculoskeletal, Ultrasound

ACTIVITIES: Beach/Ocean, Golf/Tennis, Sail/Cruise

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