20IDSIM005 - MAHEC Ultrasound EM-FM POCUS

Sep 13–Sep 14, 2019 Medicine Nursing Other

20IDSIM005 - MAHEC Ultrasound EM-FM POCUS


This 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 advanced 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.

Limited space available!

Target Audience

General internists, hospitalists, pulmonary critical care physicians, emergency physicians, family medicine residents, fellows, advanced practice providers and emergency personnel


  • Review the fundamental principles and image formats used in sonography
  • Identify normal and abnormal sonoanatomy of the kidneys
  • Identify 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 evaluation, 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


  • Andrew Beeghly, DO
  • Ben P. Gilmer, MD
  • Jessica Knapp, DO, CAQSM
  • Margaret R. Lewis, MD
  • William C. McLean, MD
  • Vivek S. Tayal, MD, FACEP


20IDSIM005 - MAHEC Ultrasound EM-FM POCUS
9/13 4:00 PM–9/14 5:30 PM

2:30 PM Breakout Session

Session A - Thyroid - Benjamin Gilmer, MD
9/14 2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Session B - Renal - Andrew Beeghley, DO
9/14 2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Session C - POCUS Procedures - Vivek Tayal, MD FACEP and Margaret Lewis, MD
9/14 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

3:30 PM Breakout Session

Session D - Thyroid - Benjamin Gilmer, MD
9/14 3:00 PM–4:00 PM
Session E - Renal - Andrew Beeghley, DO
9/14 3:00 PM–4:00 PM
Session F - POCUS Procedures - Vivek Tayal, MD FACEP and Margaret Lewis, MD
9/14 3:00 PM–4:00 PM


1.300 CEU

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire 1.30 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

13.000 Contact Hours

Contact Hours: MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 13.00 Contact Hours.

13.000 CNE Contact Hours

13.00 CNE Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1715 Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

13.000 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Accreditation: The Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is accredited by the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation: MAHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


$750.00 Registration Fee - Physicians
Applies 10/12/18–9/13/19
$500.00 Registration Fee - Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners
Applies 10/12/18–9/13/19
$350.00 Registration Fee - Medical Students & Residents (proof of enrollment required at check-in)
Applies 10/12/18–9/13/19
$250.00 Registration Fee - EMT/EMS/Paramedic
Applies 10/12/18–9/13/19
FREE MAHEC Employee - Fee waived, but must register to attend
Applies 10/12/18–9/13/19
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