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Introduction to Abdominal Sonography Course -- Nov. 2010

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Introduction to Abdominal Sonography Course -- Nov. 2010

Time: November 8, 2010 to November 10, 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 22, 2009

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Introduction to Abdominal Sonography Course -- Nov. 2010
Monday, November 8, 2010 - Wednesday, November 10, 2010
St. Pete Beach, FL

MEETING SPONSOR:
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=367&scheduleID=359&type=PROGRAM&mode=View

CONFERENCE CENTER:
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

MEETING DESCRIPTION:
Program Name: Introduction to Abdominal Sonography Course -- Nov. 2010
Start Date: 11/08/2010
End Date: 11/10/2010
AMA Cat. 1 CME Credits: 24.0
Other CME Credits: 23.5 ASRT Cat. A Credits
Advanced Registration: $1,450.00
Regular Registration: $1,490.00
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.

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Course Objectives:

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

1. Explain the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics/instrumentation.
2. Describe the abdominal cross-sectional anatomy, scan protocols and routine measurements.
3. Identify normal imaging characteristics of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys and abdominal vasculature.
4. Discuss imaging characteristics of commonly seen pathology associated with the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen kidneys, retroperitoneum, and vasculature.
5. Describe scanning protocols and normal/abnormal characteristics for the evaluation of the thyroid, testicles, and appendix.
6. Apply the information discussed in a clinical setting, under supervised conditions until an accepted level of proficiency has been achieved.
7. Increase knowledge and confidence to perform and/or interpret examinations.

Course Topics:

* Imaging fundamentals
* Cross sectional anatomy
* Liver/GB/spleen sonography and pathology
* Scan protocol, live demonstration
* Pancreas sonography
* Renal sonography
* Ultrasound evaluation of superficial structures: thyroid, scrotum/testes (lecture only) and appendix
* Pathology and case studies
* Hands-on scanning sessions
* NEW! Abdominal, vasculature interactive interpretation session

Who Can Attend?

Physicians and sonographers and other medical professionals learning how to perform abdominal sonography. Also, physicians who are at an entry level of interpreting examinations. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to) those involved with: internal medicine, emergency medicine, family practice and gastroenterology.

Faculty:

Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP
Ultrasound Director, Associate Program Director,
Assistant Professor, University of South Florida
Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Tampa, FL
Consultant; accepting honorariums from Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RV

CME HOURS: 24.0

LECTURE TOPICS:
Angio/IR, Chest, ER, GI, Ultrasound, Vascular

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