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Introduction to Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound

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Introduction to Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound

Time: August 23, 2010 to August 25, 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: introduction, to, musculoskeletal, (msk), ultrasound
Organized By: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Latest Activity: Dec 22, 2009

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Event Description

Introduction to Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound
Monday, August 23, 2010 - Wednesday, August 25, 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=386&scheduleID=378&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: Introduction to Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound -- Aug. 2010.
Start Date: 08/23/2010
End Date: 08/25/2010
AMA Cat. 1 CME Credits: 20.0
Other CME Credits:
Advanced Registration: $1,695.00
Regular Registration: $1,735.00
Location: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Address: 4615 Gulf Blvd., Suite 205
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

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Course Objectives:

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. 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.

Course Topics:

* Imaging fundamentals
* Shoulder and elbow anatomy/scan techniques
* Live shoulder demonstration
* Shoulder and elbow pathology
* Hand and wrist anatomy/scan techniques
* MSK in Rheumatology: Indications/applications
* MSK in Rheumatology: Diagnosis and ultrasound intervention
* Rheumatology case studies
* General/Sports Medicine case studies
* Knee anatomy/scan techniques
* Knee pathology
* Foot and ankle anatomy/scan techniques
* Foot and ankle pathology
* NEW! Rheumatology: Hip and spine Scan Techniques with Live demonstration
* NEW! General/Sports Medicine: Hip and Spine Scan Techniques with Live demons


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