Reducing Your Risk for Occupational Injury

Date of Original Release: 11/16/2017

Video Length: 01:06:00

Product Codes:
Online Video - NC-OV-RYROI
ISBN: 978-1-945749-36-0

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Topics & Objectives


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

  • At the completion of this program, the participant should be able to:
  • Describe the incidence of MSI
  • Identify the techniques that aggravate the pain
  • Identify the factors that cause MSI
  • Describe the Do’s and Don’ts of scanning technique
  • Identify ways to prevent MSI Define the economics of ergonomics
Target Audience
Any physician, sonographer or other medical professional involved in scanning patients for a diagnostic ultrasound exam. Participants may include (but are not limited to) physicians and sonographers working in echocardiography, vascular surgery, sports medicine, orthopedics, emergency medicine, rheumatology, radiology, internal medicine, and family practice.
Course Instructors

Joan P. Baker


President, Sound Ergonomics, Kenmore, WA
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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