Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound - Online Course

Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound


Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound

Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound

  • 12 months UNLIMITED access from your computer, tablet or phone. No lockouts, or hidden limitations after a certain amount of views.
  • Follows ACEP & Winfocus Guidelines.
  • A variety of learning components including: video lectures, scan demonstrations, course handouts, interactive components/quizzes, and more to improve diagnostic accuracy.
  • All online courses are 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.


Advanced Emergency Medicine/Critical Care Ultrasound Online Course is for emergency medicine, critical care, or point-of-care medical professionals and provides topics based on ACEP emergency/WINFOCUS practice guidelines. This self-directed course is taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound expert faculty and contains fourteen (14) modules, online video lectures, case presentations, and post-activity quizzes. 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: 7/18/2019

This edition valid for credit through: 7/18/2022

  1 year/365 days of Unlimited Access from date of purchase. Expires on 9/19/2021 if purchased today.
Code: OC-AEM191
ID: 4698


  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Cardiac Doppler Ultrasound Fundamentals
  • Echocardiographic Evaluation of Cardiomyopathies
  • Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pericardial Effusions
  • Evaluation of Diastolic Function
  • Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease
  • Assessment of Hydration Status and Fluid Responsiveness
  • Advanced Lung Ultrasound Applications
  • ABC: Sonography in Shock and Sepsis
  • Soft/Tissue, MSK, and Advanced Ultrasound Procedures
  • Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks
  • Doppler and Color Flow imaging Fundamentals for Point of Care Applications
  • Sonography of the Acute Scrotum


  • Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret.
  • Advanced Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound examinations.
  • Perform a focused cardiac ultrasound examination.
  • Integrate Spectral & Color Doppler for Evaluation of Cardiac Disease.
  • Recognize ultrasound Characteristics associated with Cardiomyopathies, Pericardial Effusions, Coronary Artery Disease, and Diastolic Dysfunction.
  • Assess Hydration Status and Fluid Responsiveness in the Emergency and Critical Care Settings.
  • Identify sonographic characteristics associated with abdominal sepsis involving the hepatobiliary, renal, and GI systems.
  • Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal and bony cortices in the emergency department.
  • Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for peripheral vascular access.
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and list the advantages.
  • Perform Ultrasound Evaluation of the Acute Scrotum.


Registration: $730.00

(12 Months Unlimited Access)


Advanced Emergency Medicine/Critical Care Ultrasound Online Course is designed for Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who have experience performing and/or interpreting the core EM/CCU ultrasound examinations but have a desire to expand their skills to integrate more advanced applications into clinical practice. This program is a structured, comprehensive online course featuring 14 modules with video lectures, case presentations, and post module quizzes. For the most effective learning experience, participants of this online course should have already attended the Introductory level EM/CCU course (live, blended or online) or have a minimum of 6 months experience performing the core ultrasound applications as outlined by the ACEP or WINFOCUS practice guidelines before attending this program. Physicians may include (but are not limited to) emergency medicine, critical care, internal medicine, family practice, and primary care.


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

James Mateer  MD, RDMS

Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine.
Medical College of Wisconsin.
Milwaukee, WI.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Lori Green  BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

President, Program Director.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
Saint Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Richard Palma  BS, RDCS, RCS, ACS, FASE, FSDMS

Program Director and Clinical Coordinator.
Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute.
St Francis Hospital and Medical Center.
Hartford, CT.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Alexander Levitov  MD, FACCP, FACCM, RDCS

Eastern VA Medical School.
Dept. of Internal Medicine.
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Norfolk, VA.
GUI QI Task Force Committee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Bret P. Nelson  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
Department of Emergency Medicine.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Brooklyn, New York.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Daniel Bourque  MS, RCS, FASE

Orlando Regional Medical Center.
Orlando, 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

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

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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 19.00 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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