Introductory Emergency Ultrasound Course Online (14 hours CME)

traumaThe Emergency Ultrasound Course is Now Online. Ideal for pre or post course education! Includes 12 months of access to all lectures and quizzes. In addition you will receive a discount on any available onsite 2 day course offered in the next 12 months. This course is approved for 14 hours of Category I CME. In addition if you purchase the online course you will get a $300 discount on any available on-site Introductory Course you choose to attend in the next 12 months.

Introductory Ultrasound Course Online
Course Overview
Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound
Where we have been and where we are going
Physics and Fundamentals
A concise and simplified explanation of ultrasound physics.
How do I turn on the machine? Which probe do I use? How do I prepare the patient? What am I looking at?
Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access
An overview of how to use ultrasound to help guide central venous access and peripheral venous access. Multiple Phantoms are used in lab to help students get real time practice.
Trauma Ultrasound
What is "FAST"? This lecture provides an introduction to the most helpful diagnostic tool in the trauma suite.
Abdominal & Retroperitoneal Ultrasound
These lectures cover the anatomy of abdominal and retroperitoneal structures including, abdominal vasculature, gall bladder, spleen, liver and kidney. We also review the important pathology you will need to be able to recognize by ultrasound.
Introduction to Cardiac Ultrasound
The best diagnostic too for the patient in shock or cardiac arrest. The ONLY study to find a pericardial effusion.
OB/GYN Ultrasound
A comprehensive introduction to the often confusing orientation of transvaginal sonography. This lectures also explores the most common use of ultrasound by the EM physician. Do not get caught trying to rely on your physical exam to rule out ectopic pregnancy. The only reliable tests for the evaluation of first-trimester pregnancy are the quantitative HCG and an ultrasound. This lecture is followed by a series of case studies.
Program Development
This lecture focuses on the how to begin to develop and grow and manage your ultrasound program. We cover issues such as dealing with political turmoil, developing QA systems, credentialing, billing and much more.

Multiple Quizzes and Bonus Lectures
Quizzes are available to allow you to test your understanding of the material and some lectures not included in the onsite lecture are included here, such as doppler physics.

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