Course Details

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Dates: June 11, 2017

Course Type: The Advanced Ultrasound Course (8 hours of CME) - AUC

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The Advanced Ultrasound Course is designed for students to learn more advanced techniques for the use of ultrasound at the bedside. Students are expected to have a good working knowledge of ultrasound prior to this course. We will cover topics from advanced cardiac ultrasound to pulmonary applications. This course also has extensive hands on training following lectures. The Advanced Ultrasound Course is awarded 8 hours of category 1 CME.
 
Upon Completion of the Advanced Emergency Ultrasound Course, participants will be able to:
1. Produce ultrasound images for limited examination of the following organs: lungs, deep venous structures of the limbs, soft tissue and skin.
2. Produce ultrasound images for expanded examination of the cardiac system.
3. Produce ultrasound images to be used in guiding management of patient resuscitations.
4. Use ultrasound to facilitate the following procedures: thoracentesis, pericardiocentesis, lumbar puncture, paracentesis and peritonsilar abscess drainage.
 

 

The course will be located at The Westin Michigan Avenue. The Westin Michigan Avenue, Boasting Chicago’s best address in the heart of downtown, offers a 4 Star, 4 Diamond hotel experience on the Magnificent Mile just across the street from Bloomingdale’s, the upscale shops of Water Tower Place and steps from numerous restaurants and entertainment.  You can appreciate the inspired cuisine of The Grill on The Alley, which is rated among the Top 20 steakhouses in Chicago by Chicago Magazine, as well as enjoy Starbuck’s Café a la carte located in the hotel lobby.
 
The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago's distinguished accommodations offer the intimacy of home. From the white tea scent to the Heavenly bed linens, from the recently opened Body Ritual Spa and renovated Westin Workout, to proudly being Green Seal Silver certified, the hotel is more than a hotel – it is a place to unwind, to get rested, enriched and renewed all in a beautiful, tranquil and sophisticated setting. We have secured sleeping rooms at a discounted rate of $235/night for participants of 3rd Rock Ultrasound. To reserve a room at The Westin you can call 888-627-8385 and mention you are with 3rd Rock Ultrasound or you can visit the following website to make your reservation https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1609120567&key=989F8EE   
 
Please note that the last day to make your sleeping room reservation under the reduced rate is May 7, 2017. 
 

 
The Advanced Ultrasound Course Sample Agenda
Day 1
0800-0900 Advanced Cardiac - In this module we explore advanced echo techniques that clinicians can employ to evaluate patients with potential cardiac abnormalities.
0900- 0945 Pulmonary Ultrasound - We will look at ultrasound applications for conditions such as CHF, pneumonia and pneumothorax.
0945-1000 Break
1000-1100 Resuscitation Ultrasound - This lecture focuses on the use of ultrasound with critically ill patients. We will review how to use findings from several types of studies to help direct the management of these patients and complete numerous case studies as examples.
1100-1200 Ultrasound-Guided Procedures - This lecture covers a number of procedural applications of emergency ultrasound. We review ultrasound guided procedures such as paracentesis, thoracentesis, joint aspiration, abscess drainage and more.
1200-1300 Lunch
1300-1400 Soft Tissue Ultrasound - We review ultrasound usage for abscess versus cellulitis, as well as musculoskeletal applications.
1400-1430 Ocular Ultrasound - This lecture focuses on using ultrasound to diagnose emergency eye pathologies including retinal detachment, vitreous bleeding, lens dislocation, and ruptured globe..
1430- 1715 Training Lab - Hands on training lab with live models and phantoms to allow you to practice the techniques we have reviewed during the morning sessions.