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 San Diego Gaslamp Quarter which is ideally located in the heart of downtown San Diego's historic and vibrant Gaslamp Quarter. The Gaslamp Quarter offers the very best of San Diego shopping, dining, entertainment and cultural activities. We have secured sleeping rooms at a discounted rate of $219/night for participants of 3rd Rock Ultrasound. The hotel will offer complimentary internet access in the lobby as well as guest room. To reserve a room at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter you can call 800-WESTIN-1 or click on the following link https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sanwi-the-westin-san-diego-gaslamp-quarter/. Please note that the last day to make your sleeping room reservation under the reduced rate is June 12, 2019.
The Advanced Ultrasound Course
Resident/Fellow (Verification Required)
Physician Assistant (Verification Required)
Nurse Practictioner (Verification Required)
Student / Nurse (Verification Required)