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Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound -- September 2010

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Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound -- September 2010

Time: September 14, 2010 to September 15, 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, emergency, ultrasound
Organized By: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Latest Activity: Dec 22, 2009

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Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound -- September 2010
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - Wednesday, September 15, 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=366&scheduleID=358&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 Emergency Ultrasound -- September 2010
Start Date: 09/13/2010
End Date: 09/15/2010
AMA Cat. 1 CME Credits: 24.0
Other CME Credits: 24.0 ACEP
Advanced Registration: $1,485.00
Regular Registration: $1,525.00
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: $1,485. Please call us to register if you are a Resident.

Register for this program and Advanced Emergency Ultrasound Course -- September 2010 and save!

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

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Emergency Ultrasound Objectives:
At the completion of the program the participant should be able to:

1. Discuss the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics/instrumentation and recognize image artifacts.
2. Explain the operation of the ultrasound system controls and appropriate transducer selection for different applications.
3. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (FAST exam).
4. Perform the scan protocols for focused evaluation of the abdomen (including aorta), female pelvis and adult heart.
5. New! Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for vascular access and fluid aspirations.
6. Identify normal/abnormal image characteristics of the abdomen (including aorta), female pelvis, first trimester OB, ectopic pregnancy and adult heart.
7. Describe image orientation, transducer preparation, scan protocols for performing an endovaginal GYN exam.
8. Apply the information discussed in a clinical setting, under supervised conditions until an accepted level of proficiency has been achieved.
9. Increase knowledge and confidence to perform and/or interpret examinations.

Course Topics:

* Essentials of ultrasound principles
* F.A.S.T. exam training
* Abdominal scan protocols, vasculature and pathology
* Normal/abnormal imaging characteristics of the abdomen
* Abdominal video case studies
* Cardiac 2D exams
* Evaluation of pericardial effusion
* Cardiac arrest/Effusion case studies
* Trauma ultrasound: Training issues and pitfalls
* Training and credentialing
* OB/GYN ultrasound anatomy & exam techniques
* Early gestation and spontaneous abortion
* Ectopic pregnancy
* Video cases
* PID/Masses
* Hands-on s

CME HOURS: 24.0

LECTURE TOPICS:
ER, Ultrasound, Vascular

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