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Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound - Live Course

Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound

Dates: May 18 - 19, 2020

 

Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound: Neurology and Interventional Tracks
Note: Online course accessible at completion of live course

Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound: Neurology and Interventional Tracks

Dates: May 18 - 19, 2020

  • Most Comprehensive Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound Course Available
  • Industry Leading 3:1 Participant to Faculty Hands-On Scan Ratio
  • Scan Live Models and Human un-embalmed Cadaveric specimens
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • Destination Education in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Trusted Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound CME Leader Since 1985
  • Lifetime Access to E-Course Materials
  • ACCME Accredited with Commendation
  • Master Level Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound Faculty
  • State-Of-The-Art Lecture Facility and Scan Labs
  • Choose from Multiple Leading Manufacturer Ultrasound Equipment
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Interactive Case Presentations and Live Scanning Demonstrations
  • Free CME-Z Membership with Registration (Save 5-10% off all future Gulfcoast product purchases)

Overview

Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound Course is designed to provide a comprehensive approach to the use of ultrasound for the assessment and treatment of peripheral nerves including two separate tracks to address diagnostic and therapeutic applications for neurology-based and interventional-based specialty applications.

Interventional-Based Track:
The interventional-based track includes a comprehensive discussion of the sonographic appearance and recognition of upper and lower limb peripheral nerves, ultrasound guided injection techniques for peripheral nerve injections, and regenerative medicine procedures. Scanning workshops are provided with live patient models and human cadaveric specimens.

Neurology-Based Track:
The neurology-based track is designed for practitioners interested in the comprehensive approach to diagnostic ultrasound for peripheral nerves and other neuromuscular conditions. The use of diagnostic ultrasound in conjunction with electrophysiologic techniques will be reviewed. The sonographic appearance of muscle for both diagnostic assessment and identification for chemodenervation will also be reviewed. Scanning workshops are provided with live patient models and human cadaveric specimens.

Code: PNU-201
ID: 4919

Schedule

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Topics

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals
  • Introduction to the Ultrasound Evaluation of Peripheral Nerves
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Brachial Plexus/shoulder nerves
  • Pathology of the Brachial Plexus and Shoulder Nerves
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the radial, ulnar, and median nerves
  • Pathology of the radial, ulnar, and median nerves
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Knee Nerves (normal and pathology)
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Foot & Ankle Nerves (normal and pathology)
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection Techniques
  • Advanced Nerve Injections
  • Regenerative Medicine Procedures
  • EMG Guidance
  • Ultrasound and Chemodenervation
  • Interactive Challenging Case Studies
  • Interactive case studies
  • Live scanning demonstrations
  • Hands-On Scanning Live Models
  • Human Cadaver scanning workshop for interventional procedures/injection techniques

Objectives

  • Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and / or interpret peripheral nerve ultrasound exams.
  • 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.
  • Recognize muscle echo texture and anatomical localization for diagnostic purposes and therapeutic injections, including chemodenervation.
  • Increase confidence to perform diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound guidance for peripheral nerve procedures.
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

Tuition

Advanced Registration: $2,975.00

Regular Registration: $3,175.00

Late Registration: $3,375.00


Each course registration includes: a digital course notebook (lifetime access to any device, full color presentations, and the ability to take notes/make annotations within the e-book that will sync across devices.) Daily continental breakfast and afternoon snack will also be provided.

The Advanced Registration Tuition is applied to registration submitted and paid/postmarked at least 30 days in advance of the course.

The Regular Registration Tuition is applied to registrations submitted between 15-29 days in advance of the course.

The Late Registration Tuition is strictly enforced and is applied to ALL registrations submitted within two weeks (14 days) of the start of the course.

The GCUS CME-Z Lifetime Discount will be activated in your account upon course registration.(A $9.95 Value) This discount gives you 5% off at checkout on all future purchases of Any Two Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Produced Educational Products. The discount increases to 10% when you purchase 3 or more at checkout.
*Products have to be purchased at the same time to receive CME-Z Lifetime Discount. Discount does not include course packs or registry review packages.

Registration Reimbursement Form

Audience

Any clinician, sonographer or other medical professional who desires a hands-on scanning skills workshop to learn how to perform and interpret advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound techniques and interventional procedures of the upper and lower limbs. Participants may include: Physicians, NP’s, PA’s, Sonographers, Physical Therapists, and other medical professionals specializing in: Neurology, Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Rheumatology, PM&R, Pain Management, anesthesiology, Regenerative Medicine, and other MSK related fields.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Katharine Alter  MD

Medical Director
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Craig Chappell  DO, RMSK

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

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Jeffrey Strakowski  MD

Board Certified: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
McConnell Spine, Sport, & Joint Physicians.
Columbus, Ohio.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Shane Shapiro  MD, RMSK

Medical Director, Regenerative Medicine Therapeutics Program.
Sports & Orthopedic Medicine.
Assistant Professor at Mayo Medical School.
Jacksonville, FL.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

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.

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

Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP (Co-Medical Director-planner & QI Task Force)
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, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose


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Credits

Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound: Neurology and Interventional Tracks - Live Course

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 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Travel and Lodging




Directions to our Learning Center

From Tampa or Tampa Intl. Airport:
  1. Follow signs for I-275 South to St. Petersburg. You will go over the Howard Frankland Bridge, then continue about 17 miles to Exit 23A on the left toward Sundial/The Pier
  2. After you get off at Exit 23A, I-375 E becomes 4th Ave N
  3. Turn right onto 2nd St N, the Sundial Parking Garage will be on your left
  4. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is located at 111 2nd Ave NE in the Plaza Tower on the 8th floor
From Sarasota or South Florida:
  1. If you are coming from the south over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, take I-275 North to Exit 23 for I-375 toward The Pier
  2. After you get off at Exit 23A, I-375 E becomes 4th Ave N
  3. Turn right onto 2nd St N, the Sundial Parking Garage will be on your left
  4. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is located at 111 2nd Ave NE in the Plaza Tower on the 8 th floor

Walking Directions from the Parking Garage

  1. Follow walkway from garage towards Sundial Shopping plaza (Muvico Theatres)
  2. Turn right and walk down 2nd Ave N
  3. Cross 1st St NE
  4. On your left is Sab Cafe, turn left into the Plaza shops and into Plaza Tower
  5. Take elevator to 8th floor
Airports

If you are flying in, we suggest making your airline destination to Tampa International Airport or St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport.

Coast-to-Coast... We're growing to serve YOU!

Due to the constant requests we receive to present our programs at additional locations around the country, we are excited to now offer customized ultrasound courses at your facility to fit your specific educational needs. We can also offer them at other quality strategic and resort-oriented locations as well. Call us or write us to inquire.

Our state-of-the art facility features a full 8000 sq. ft. of space dedicated solely to ultrasound education! The site is conveniently located in the beautiful Dolphin Village Center, and is within an easy, picturesque walk from a number of area gulf-front hotels. It offers a wide variety of services including gift shops, beach fashions, grocery, and of course, restaurants.



Nearby Hotels

Jan 1st-April 30th: $169 +tax
Oct 6th-Dec. 31st: $139
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Hyatt Place St. Pete
25 2nd Street N. | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Hotel Main Number: 727.202.2506
Jan 1st-May 24th: $255 +tax | May 25th-Sept. 9th: $189 +tax
Sept 10th-Dec. 31st: $229 +tax (Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Renaissance Vinoy Hotel
501 5th Ave. NE | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-894-1000
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Hampton Inn
80 Beach Dr. NE | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-892-9900
May 1st-Dec. 31st: (King or 2 Queen) $145 +tax
Jan 1st-April 30th: (King or 2 Queen) $155 +tax
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Hotel Indigo St. Pete
234 Third Ave. N. | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Hotel Main Number: 727-822-4814
Jan-Dec:(King or 2 Queen) $149 +tax
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Courtyard Marriot
300 4th Street North | St. Petersburg Florida 33701
727-450-6200
January-April: $199 +tax | May-August: $155 +tax
Sept-Dec: $166 +tax (King or 2 Queen)
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Hilton Hotel
333 1st Street South | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Hotel Main Number: 727-894-500
Oct-May (Sun—Thurs) $189.99 +tax / (Fri—Sat) $217.75 +tax
June-Sept (Sun—Thurs) $159.99 +tax / (Fri—Sat) $210.75 +tax
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
The Birchwood Hotel
340 Beach Drive NE | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-896-1080
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Hollander Hotel
421 4th Ave. N | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Hotel Main Number: 727-873-7900
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Inn on The Third Hotel
342 3rd Ave. N | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-894-3248
Jan 1st-April 30th: $139 +tax | May 1st - Sept. 30th: $119 + tax
Oct 1st-Dec. 31st: $123 +tax
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Staybridge Suites
940 5th Ave. S | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Hotel Main Number: 727.828.9878

Beach Hotels (15 minute Drive)

(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Sirata Beach Resort
5300 Gulf Blvd. | St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
855.344.5999
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Guy Harvey Outpost at Tradewinds
6000 Gulf Blvd. | St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
800-360-4016
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort
5500 Gulf Blvd. | St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
800-360-4016
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Plaza Beach Hotel
4506 Gulf Blvd. | St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
800-360-4016
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Bay View Waterfront
4321 Gulf Blvd | St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
727-367-2791
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Bay Palms Waterfront Resort
4237 Gulf Blvd | St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
727-367-2791
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Don CeSar Beach House
3860 Gulf Blvd | St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
866-728-2206
Through December 20, 2019 Rates of $139/nt
Call 727-363-4500 to book
Don CeSar Resort Hotel
3400 Gulf Blvd | St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
727-360-1881

Lodging Specials

Special discounted room rates are available at most of the listed properties when booked through us. Although there are a number of other hotels in the area, we have inspected these sites and can recommend them. Please call us in advance for availability and rates. Since we are located in a resort area, demand for rooms can be high during certain times of the year.

Please call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute at 727.363.4500 to arrange your lodging at discounted rates.


  • Additional Lodging:

    There are also a number of other nice, smaller independent downtown or beachfront motel properties in the immediate area. Please contact Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for further information.

    Visit the St Pete Chamber of Commerce for more information.


    Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is located on the beautiful gulf coast of Florida.

    Meetings:

    For your convenience, we can directly book your hotel or condominium lodging for you.

    Special discounted room rates are available at most of the downtown or beachfront properties when booked through us. Although there are a number of other hotels in the area, we have personally inspected these sites and can recommend them. Please call us for advance availability and rates. Since we are located in a resort area, demand for rooms can be high during certain times of the year.

    Please call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute at 727.363.4500 to arrange your lodging.

    Airports

    If you are flying in, we suggest making your airline destination to Tampa International Airport or St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport.

    Coast-to-Coast... We're growing to serve YOU!

    Due to the constant requests we receive to present our programs at additional locations around the country, we are excited to now offer customized ultrasound courses at your facility to fit your specific educational needs. We can also offer them at other quality strategic and resort-oriented locations as well. Call us or write us to inquire.

Resources

GCUS-The Ultimate Ultrasound Education Experience!

Since 1985, our facility has been dedicated to providing the highest quality continuing education and skills training in the diagnostic ultrasound profession.

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Blended Ultrasound Education from GCUS

Our Blended Courses combine one of GUI's comprehensive "Online Courses" with a scanning workshop that exclusively features "Hands-On Scanning."

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