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The Vascular Access Ultrasound Course

Charleston, South Carolina

December 7, 2018

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The Vascular Access Course is designed for anyone involved in vascular access. This course will teach you how to use  ultrasound to improve your success rates and improve patient care when placing lines, both central and peripheral. We cover the basics of ultrasound and line placement with ultrasound and then spend a great deal of time in lab placing lines in multiple different types of phantoms. Models are also used to practice identifying the anatomy and landmarks.

The course will be located at the Hyatt Place & Hyatt House Charleston which is located at 560 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403. Charleston has once again been named the #1 city in the United States by readers of Condé Nast Traveler and Travel+Leisure!  The Hyatt Place Charleston – Historic District is the newest downtown hotel and is in the heart of the Upper King Historic District. Located in the vibrant historic district in downtown, the Hyatt offers casually chic guestrooms, 42” flat panel HDTVs, Cozy Corner Sleeper Sofa, refrigerators, and oversized work spaces. We have a block of rooms at a discounted rate of only $209/night. You can call 800-993-4983 to make your reservation or click on the following link https://book.passkey.com/go/3RDROCK2018.  Please make sure to mention you are with 3rd Rock Ultrasound in order to receive the discounts. The last day to make your reservation at the discounted rate is November 1, 2018

If you call the hotel directly, please make sure to mention you are with 3rd Rock Ultrasound in order to receive the discounts.

Upon Completion of the Vascular Access Course participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to properly operate an ultrasound machine and make adjustments to obtain adequate image quality.
  • Acquire ultrasound images for limited examination of the vascular structures in the neck and limbs for the purpose of placing intravascular catheters.
  • Use ultrasound to facilitate the intravascular placement of catheters.

The Vascular Access Ultrasound Course

Sample Agenda

0730-0800
    Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound
        - Where we have been and where we are going

0800-0845
    Physics and Fundamentals
        - A concise and simplified explanation of ultrasound physics.

0845-0900
    Break

0900-0945
    Instrumentation
        - How do I turn on the machine? Which probe do I use? How do I prepare the patient? What am I looking at?

0945-1000
    Break

1000-1045
    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.

1045-1245
    Training Lab

Physician

$767.00

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Resident/Fellow (Verification Required)

$637.00

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Physician Assistant (Verification Required)

$637.00

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Nurse Practictioner (Verification Required)

$637.00

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Student / Nurse (Verification Required)

$577.00

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Ultrasound Tech/Paramedic

$577.00

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