DescriptionThis robust 1 1/2-day course incorporates live models, simulations, didactic lectures, and is ideal for general internists, family practice physicians, emergency physicians, residents, fellows, and advance practice providers.
This course is not a certificate course. It is an opportunity to learn and practice point of care ultrasound. Certification and privileges are determined by your local regulatory bodies and credentialing systems.
Choose from one of three dates: January 12-13, June 8-9, or September 7-8, 2018
Please register early, there is limited space available.
General internists, hospitalists, pulmonary critical care physicians, emergency physicians, family medicine residents, fellows, and advance practice providers
- Review the fundamental principles and image formats used in sonography
- Identify normal and abnormal sonoanatomy of the kidneys
- Identifying at least three office-based clinical applications of ultrasound
- Demonstrate the necessary scanning skills required to maximize diagnostic capabilities
- Discuss basic principles of point-of-care ultrasound machine operation and scanning
- Discuss advanced point-of-care ultrasound applications, including lung and pleural ultrasound, vascular access, procedural guidance, focused abdominal and pelvic ultrasound, deep venous thrombosis valuation, cardiac echocardiography, and musculoskeletal/soft tissue applications
- Learn how to enhance adequate ultrasound images for focused examinations
- Through clinical case review, learn to diagnose conditions commonly identified at the bedside using point of care ultrasound