Advanced Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound: Diagnostic and Interventional Applications Live Webinar

  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Peripheral Nerves and Focal Neuropathies
  • Ultrasound Guided Injections and Principles of Hydro-dissection
  • Pathology of the Brachial Plexus and Shoulder Nerves
  • Pathology of the Radial and Ulnar Nerves
  • Injection Techniques for Shoulder, Radial and Ulnar Nerves
  • Pathology of the Median Nerve
  • Injection Techniques for the Median and Ulnar Nerves
  • Pathology of the Hip Nerves
  • Injection Techniques for the Hip Nerves
  • Pathology of the Knee Nerves
  • Pathology of the Foot and Ankle Nerves
  • Challenging Cases with Discussion

JUNE 21 - 22, 2018

Price:  $975.00
Code: PNU-181W
Event Day(s): June 21 - 22, 2018
8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Participants:

 

Topics & Objectives

Topics

  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Peripheral Nerves and Focal Neuropathies
  • Ultrasound Guided Injections and Principles of Hydro-dissection
  • Pathology of the Brachial Plexus and Shoulder Nerves
  • Pathology of the Radial and Ulnar Nerves
  • Injection Techniques for Shoulder, Radial and Ulnar Nerves
  • Pathology of the Median Nerve
  • Injection Techniques for the Median and Ulnar Nerves
  • Pathology of the Hip Nerves
  • Injection Techniques for the Hip Nerves
  • Pathology of the Knee Nerves
  • Pathology of the Foot and Ankle Nerves
  • Challenging Cases with Discussion

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to:

  • Increase the participants’ knowledge to perform and/or interpret peripheral nerve ultrasound examinations.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  • Recognize anatomy and ultrasound characteristics of the nerves and surrounding tissue to assist with management of focal neuropathies
  • Assess and diagnose focal neuropathies using high frequency ultrasound techniques
  • Identify common and challenging nerves using high frequency ultrasound.
  • Outline the standard approach for common and uncommon peripheral nerve blocks and interventions.
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic and treatment accuracy.
Target Audience
Physicians, clinicians, and sonographers involved with performing diagnostic ultrasound and/or interventional techniques relating to peripheral nerves of the upper and lower extremity. Participants may include (but are not limited to) PM&R, sports medicine orthopedics, anesthesia, family practice, neurology,and rheumatology.
Course Instructors

Jeffrey Strakowski

MD

McConnell Spine, Sport, & Joint Physicians,
Columbus, Ohio
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jon Jacobson

MD, RMSK

Professor of Radiology, Director of Musculoskeletal Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Craig Chappell

DO, CAQSM, RMSK

IN2IT Medical Non-Surgical Ortho & Sports Medicine,
Orem, UT
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty & Content Disclosures...
Faculty Disclosure
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of CME. Speakers will disclose any relevant commercial relationships prior to the start of the educational activity.

Content Validation
All presentations for this CME activity were reviewed and approved by members of the GUI CME Review Committee to determine content validity and to ensure that no conflicts of interest exist prior to the activity commencement or material compilation.

Disclosure of Individuals in Control of Content
In addition to the faculty listed the following individuals are recognized by GUI as being in control of content of this program:

James Mateer, MD, RDMS (Medical Director-planner, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Medical Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP (Co-Medical Director-planner & QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine &
Fellowship Director of Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound Fellowship Program
University of South Florida Medical School
Tampa, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Andreas Dewitz, MD, RDMS(Member of Advisory Board, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair of Ultrasound Education
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT (Program Director/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose


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Continuing Education Credits
The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education(ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course also meets CME/CEU requirements for ARDMS. Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.
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