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:
- Produce ultrasound images for limited examination of the following organs: lungs, deep venous structures of the limbs, soft tissue and skin.
- Produce ultrasound images for expanded examination of the cardiac system.
- Produce ultrasound images to be used in guiding management of patient resuscitations.
- Use ultrasound to facilitate the following procedures: thoracentesis, pericardiocentesis, lumbar puncture, paracentesis and peritonsilar abscess drainage.
The course will be located at the Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa. The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa is in the Carlsbad area of San Diego, one mile from Carlsbad State Beach and downtown Carlsbad. This dynamic luxury hotel is a short drive from attractions like The Crossings at Carlsbad and Poinsettia Park. It is also within walking distance from LEGOLAND California, with their own private entrance for guests. We have secured sleeping rooms at a discounted rate of $259/night for participants of 3rd Rock Ultrasound. To reserve a room at the Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa you can call 800-WESTIN-1 or click on the following link https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sanwc-the-westin-carlsbad-resort-and-spa/?scid=bb1a189a-fec3-4d19-a255-54ba596febe2. Please note that the last day to make your sleeping room reservation under the reduced rate is June 16, 2020.
The Advanced Ultrasound Course
Resident/Fellow (Verification Required)
Physician Assistant (Verification Required)
Nurse Practictioner (Verification Required)
Student / Nurse (Verification Required)