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Introduction to Pediatric Ultrasound

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Introduction to Pediatric Ultrasound

Time: July 29, 2010 to July 30, 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, pediatric, ultrasound
Organized By: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Latest Activity: Dec 22, 2009

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Event Description

Introduction to Pediatric Ultrasound
Thursday, July 29, 2010 - Friday, July 30, 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=387&scheduleID=379&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: New Course! Introduction to Pediatric Ultrasound - July 2010
Start Date: 07/29/2010
End Date: 07/30/2010
AMA Cat. 1 CME Credits: 16.0
Other CME Credits: --
Advanced Registration: $1,180.00
Regular Registration: $1,220.00
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 participant should be able to:

1. Identify the anatomy/physiology of the neonatal brain and associated structures and describe normal protocol for neonatal head imaging.
2. Explain the pathophysiology of brain hemorrhage in newborns and corresponding ultrasound findings.
3. Identify normal imaging characteristics of the pediatric kidneys and discuss the more commonly seen pathology associated with renal disease in infants and children.
4. Perform routine scan protocol for diagnosing hip dysplasia.
5. Describe scanning protocols and normal / abnormal characteristics for the evaluation of the appendix.
6. Discuss normal / abnormal characteristics of testes and scrotum and the ultrasound evaluation and diagnostic criteria for testicular torsion.
7. Discuss ultrasound evaluation of pediatric gynecological and the most commonly associated anomalies or disease findings.
8. State the indications & applications of ultrasound evaluation for pyloric stenosis, intussusception, and other bowel anomalies.
9. Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and / or interpret pediatric ultrasound examinations.
10. Apply the information discussed in a clinical setting, under supervised conditions until an accepted level of proficiency has been achieved.

Course Topics:

* Neonatal head imaging, windows & normal protocol.
* Hyposic ischemic brain injury in neonates
* Pediatric gynecology
* Developmental dysplasia of infant hip
* Urinary tract infection and renal disease in infants and children
* pyloric stenosis
* GI Emergencies: intussusception and bowel obstruction
* Ultrasound evaluation of appendix
* Scrotal & testicular evaluation
* Pediatric applications in the emergency department
* Case studies
* Hands-On sessions

Who Can Attend?

Sonographers and other medical professionals learning how to perform pediatric ultrasound examinations. Physicians at an entry level of interpreting / performing exams. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to) those involved with: pediatric medicine, neonatology, family practice, internal medicine, radiology, emergency med

CME HOURS: 16.0

LECTURE TOPICS:
Pediatrics, Ultrasound

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