Advanced Ultrasound Techniques for the Foot and Ankle

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1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 3/10/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 3/10/2019
Video Length: 0:47:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-MAFA
DVD: VL-MAFA
ISBN: 978-1-940954-77-6


Advanced Ultrasound Techniques for the Foot and Ankle

Advanced Ultrasound Techniques for the Foot and Ankle Training Video is designed to provide an advanced overview into the anatomy, scan techniques and characteristics associated with ultrasound evaluation of the foot and ankle.

  • LATERAL:
  • Calcaneofibular Ligament
  • Static and Dynamic
  • Subtalar Joint
  • Inframalleolar Peroneal<
  • Distal Peroneals
  • Osperoneum
  • POSTEROLATERAL:
  • Peroneals
  • Superior Peroneal Retinaculum
  • Low Lying Brevis
  • Quartus Muscle Belly
  • ANTEROLATERAL:
  • Anterior Talofibular Ligament
  • Static and Dynamic
  • AITFL, Static and Dynamic
  • Anterolateral Gutter
  • Soft Tissue or Bony Walin Lesion
  • POSTERIOR:
  • Achilles
  • Kager's Fat Pad
  • Retrocalcaneal Bursa Impingement
  • Os Trigom Injections
  • Subtalar Joint

Topics

  • LATERAL:
  • Calcaneofibular Ligament
  • Static and Dynamic
  • Subtalar Joint
  • Inframalleolar Peroneal<
  • Distal Peroneals
  • Osperoneum
  • POSTEROLATERAL:
  • Peroneals
  • Superior Peroneal Retinaculum
  • Low Lying Brevis
  • Quartus Muscle Belly
  • ANTEROLATERAL:
  • Anterior Talofibular Ligament
  • Static and Dynamic
  • AITFL, Static and Dynamic
  • Anterolateral Gutter
  • Soft Tissue or Bony Walin Lesion
  • POSTERIOR:
  • Achilles
  • Kager's Fat Pad
  • Retrocalcaneal Bursa Impingement
  • Os Trigom Injections
  • Subtalar Joint

Objectives

  • Identify the relationship of the peroneal tendons to the superior peroneal retinaculum and calcaneofibular ligament.
  • Evaluate the integrity of the calcaneofibular, anterior inferior tibiofibular and anterior talofibular ligaments with dynamic ultrasound examination.
  • Determine the safest approaches for injecting the ankle and midfoot joints.
  • Recognize the sonographic findings of 1st MTP joint gout.
  • Evaluate medial ankle tendons, ligaments and neurovascular structures with ultrasound.

Target Audience

Physicians, sonographers, PAs and NPs, and other medical professionals who are involved with performing and/or interpreting musculoskeletal ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to) radiology, sports medicine, orthopedics, rheumatology, chiropractic medicine, internal medicine, family practice, emergency medicine, physical therapy, and PM and R.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Timothy J. Mazzola  MD, CAQSM, RMSK

Board Certified in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.
Cornerstone Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.
Denver, Colorado.
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)
Medical Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
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)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

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


Disclosure of Commercial Support
There was no commercial support involved in the planning, development/implementation of this activity.


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Accreditation Statement

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 enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 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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