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Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine - Online Course

Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks For Emergency Medicine

 

Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine


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Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine

  • 12 months UNLIMITED access from your computer, tablet or phone. No lockouts, or hidden limitations after a certain amount of views.
  • A variety of learning components including: video lectures, scan demonstrations, interactive components/quizzes, and more to improve diagnostic accuracy.
  • This online course is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ upon successful completion.
  • All online courses cover the same topics as our comprehensive live courses. Add a Hands-On Workshop (Not Valid for Registry Reviews) and receive 3 additional months of access. See our Blended Course Learning Format for more details.
  • Group pricing is available for groups of 5 or more (Not Valid for Registry Reviews). Add a Custom Onsite Hands-On Workshop for training consistency, time and cost effectiveness, with the highest quality ultrasound training in the industry.
  • Private Hands-On Workshops are also available for the learner who prefers the 1-1 learning format. Receive 3 additional months of unlimited online access (Not Valid for Registry Reviews) with a Private Hands-On Course. See our Private Hands-On Course Learning Format for more details.

Overview

Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine Online Course has eight (8) learning modules and is designed to provide a comprehensive course on the use of ultrasound guidance for regional anesthesia in the emergency department. Upper and lower extremity nerve blocks are included along with case examples. Enrollment is valid for 12 months (365 days) and begins the moment the participant is enrolled. Extend your online course access another 3 months with the addition of an onsite hands-on workshop or registration for a regularly scheduled GCUS scan workshop.

Date of Original Release: 7/1/2022

This edition valid for credit through: 7/1/2025


  1 year/365 days of Unlimited Access from date of purchase. Expires on 8/15/2023 if purchased today.
Code: OC-EMNB221
ID: 5995

Topics

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals
  • Overview, Indications and Applications for US-Guided Nerve Blocks
  • Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks: Upper Extremity
  • Upper Extremity Case Studies
  • Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks: Lower Extremity
  • Truncal & Miscellaneous Blocks: TAP; PEC I, PEC II & Serratus Anterior; Erector Spinae & Intercostal; Greater Occipital; Dorsal Penile; Lipoma Plane
  • Lower Extremity Case Studies
  • Billing & Coding

Objectives

  • Cite the interaction of sound with soft-tissue and other mediums
  • State the relationship of transducer frequency to resolution, penetration and attenuation
  • List different types of transducers and their selection for different applications
  • Optimize system parameters to maximize resolution and improve diagnostic accuracy.
  • Recognize commonly seen imaging artifacts.
  • Increase the participants’ knowledge and competence to perform ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia for emergency medicine applications.
  • List the advantages of using ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques.
  • Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided upper extremities regional anesthesia nerve blocks.
  • Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided lower extremities anesthesia nerve blocks.
  • Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided truncal and miscellaneous anesthesia nerve blocks.
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to integrate the skills learned into clinical practice.

Tuition

Registration: $500.00

(12 Months Unlimited Access)

Audience

Physicians, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA), Physician Assistant or any other emergency medical professionals who need to integrate ultrasound guided techniques for nerve block applications in the emergency department. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) emergency, critical care, hospitalist, internal medicine, primary care.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Charlotte Derr  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Associate Program Director, Ultrasound Director.
University of South Florida.
Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
Tampa, FL.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Andreas Dewitz  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Vice Chair for Ultrasound Education.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine.
Boston University School of Medicine.
Boston Medical Center. Boston, MA.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Lori Green  BA, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

President, Program Director.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
Saint Petersburg, FL.
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

Trisha Reo, AAS, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator-planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
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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Credits (Optional with additional purchase)

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 internet activity enduring material for a maximum of 7.50 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.

37 YEARS

Serving the Medical Community

160,000+

Participants Trained

500,000+

CME Credits Awarded

6,000+

Courses Offered

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