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The Winter USRA Skills Course

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The Winter USRA Skills Course

Time: December 13, 2014 at 7am to December 14, 2014 at 12pm
Location: Westin Chicago River North
Street: 320 North Dearborn Street
City/Town: Chicago, IL
Website or Map: http://www.westinchicago.com/
Phone: 802 824 4433
Event Type: cme, conference
Organized By: Institute for Advanced Medical Education
Latest Activity: Nov 27, 2014

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Event Description

The USRA Skills Course is an outgrowth of IAME’s twenty-one year experience as a provider of imaging- based training. Whether you are new to regional anesthesia, new to ultrasound guidance or are looking for a solid refresher, you can be assured of leaving The USRA Skills Course with practical knowledge and abilities that will benefit your practice for years to come.

Educational Objectives After attending the course you will:

  • Understand the principles of ultrasound imaging
  • Define the common steps in performing an ultrasound-guided nerve block
  • Understand the basics of ultrasound- guided continuous perineural catheters, including indications and proper technique
  • Integrate ultrasound-guided nerve blocks into your clinical practice
  • Understand the important role of an ambulatory catheter program, including the risks and benefits, and the key steps involved in organization
  • Achieve improved patient outcomes through the successful adoption of regional anesthesia practice

Target Audience This educational activity is offered to anesthesiologists, pain management specialists and certified registered nurse anesthetists(CRNA's).

UGRA Portfolio Application has been made to ASA for inclusion of this program in the ASA ASRA UGRA Portfolio.

ABA Reporting At the conclusion of the course your CME credits will be transmitted directly to the American Board of Anesthesiology. (Your ABA ID number is required)

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates The USRA Skills Course for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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