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Product Details

Date of Original Release: 10/25/2013
Length: 166 pages

Product Code: BUL1

Bedside Ultrasound - Level 1 | 15% OFF SALE

This introductory handbook is a practical reference for healthcare workers starting to apply bedside ultrasound in their daily practice. The book articulates the practical and cognitive skills necessary to effectively use this tool. Clear and simple diagrams, ultrasound images, and online videos illustrate the concepts outlined in the text. Includes online instructional videos.

About the author:
Dr. Peter Steinmetz is a Faculty Lecturer in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University. He is the Founder and Director of the Undergraduate Bedside Ultrasound Course at McGill University. Dr. Steinmetz has taught bedside ultrasound in North America, Asia, and Africa.

About the book:

Pages: 156
Figures: 81
Tables: 8
Online supplemental videos: 39
Includes Index
Includes References

Chapters 1-3 address the basics of ultrasound:

• Basics of ultrasound
• Image generation
• Artifacts

Chapters 4-11 address different applications for bedside ultrasound:

• Dyspnea
• Undifferentiated hypotension
• Trauma
• Abdominal aortic aneurysm
• Cholecystitis
• Kidney injury
• Deep venous thrombosis
• Ectopic pregnancy

Chapters 4-11 start with a ´Case scenario´ box and finish with a ´Case closed´ box.
Chapters 4-11 include ´Probe choice´ and ´Patient positioning and scanning technique´.
Chapters 3-11 include ´Troubleshooting tips´ at the end of each chapter.

Learning Material


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 10.00 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.


GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Dr. Peter Steinmetz  MD

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
Milwaukee, WI
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, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
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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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute presents 3 free tips to help you study for the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Exam.

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Challenges Sonographers Face

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Program Director Theresa Jorgensen uses humor to take a look at the some of the typical challenges sonographers face while trying to take an accurate patient history.

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