The Pediatric Ultrasound Course is a two day introductory course that covers all the primary applications of pediatric/emergency ultrasound. The course is arranged so lectures are given in the morning with concentrated hands on lab experience in the afternoon both days. The lab uses live models for a realistic training experience and we provide adequate faculty coverage to ensure a significant hands on experience for each participant.
Upon completion of the Pediatric Ultrasound Course, participants will be able to :
- Demonstrate the ability to properly operate and ultrasound machine and make adjustments to obtain adequate image quality.
- Acquire ultrasound images for needed for the evaluation of Appendicitis, Intussusception, and Pyloric Stenosis.
- Acquire ultrasound images used to determine injuries in the Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma exam.
- Use ultrasound to facilitate the intravascular placement of catheters.
The course will be located at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center which is located at 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201. There are several hotels close to the convention center. The Hampton Inn Columbia or 803-231-2000), The Hilton Columbia Center (http://www.hiltoncolumbia.com or 803-744-2800) and The Hyatt Place Downtown https://columbiadowntown.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html?corp_id=G-3RUL
Pediatric Ultrasound Course
Resident/Fellow (Verification Required)
Physician Assistant (Verification Required)
Nurse Practictioner (Verification Required)
Student / Nurse (Verification Required)