Course Details

Location: Big Island, Hawaii

Dates: July 29, 2018

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

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Space Available: Yes - Register Now!

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 Fairmont Orchid Hotel which is a Four Diamond, 32-acre luxury oceanfront resort along the beautiful Kohala Coast with a sugar-white sandy lagoon and aquamarine waters, a year-round children's program, spa, golf, tennis, six restaurants, and the recently renovated, exclusive Fairmont Gold.

You can relax and rejuvenate in the luxurious Spa Without Walls featuring treatments that draw from our island's natural healing mana (power).

At the beach, you will meet the native Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles that bask on the shoreline every afternoon. The Hui Holokai Beach Club Ambassadors cater to your beach comforts by setting up chairs and cabanas with towels and ice water and checking out beach equipment. They also share their knowledge of Hawaii Island’s rich cultural heritage and their Hawaiian legacies. 


We have secured sleeping rooms at a discounted rate fo $269/night for participants of the Emergency Ultrasound Course.We are also pleased to extend this special room rate both 3 days before and 3 days following the program dates, based on availability. The resort charge is also discounted for our group form $30/day to only $10/day which includes unlimited basic internet, self parking, snorkel equipmnet, just to name a few. To reserve a room at the Fairmont Orchid please call 800-441-1414 and identify yourself as part of the The Emergency Ultrasound Course or you may click on the following link to make your reservation at the discounted rate https://aws.passkey.com/go/emergultrasound



The deadline to reserve a room at the discounted rate is June 26, 2018.

 
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.