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Introduction to Pediatric Ultrasound - Online Course

Introduction to Pediatric Ultrasound

 

Introduction to Pediatric Ultrasound

Introduction to Pediatric Ultrasound

  • 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, 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.
  • All online courses have been broken down as micro-learning lessons in our Training Video Learning Format (Not Valid for Registry Reviews). All Training Videos are available in DVD and Online Video viewing options, with or without CME Credits. (CME Credits can be purchased at a later date). For more micro-learning options, see our selection of Protocol Manuals.

Overview

Introduction to Pediatric Ultrasound Online Course is comprised of twelve (12) modules and is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of pediatric ultrasound examination techniques. Imaging fundamentals, scan techniques for abdominal, neurosonography, neonatal spine, pediatric hip, and trauma applications are also included. 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: 7/31/2014

Reviewed for content accuracy: 7/31/2017
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee

This edition valid for credit through: 7/31/2020


  1 year/365 days of Unlimited Access from date of purchase. Expires on 8/19/2020 if purchased today.
Code: OC-PED-101
ID: 4

Topics

  • Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
  • Abdominal Sonography Anatomy and Scan Fundamentals
  • Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Appendix and Pediatric GI Tract
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Genitourinary System
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Acute Scrotum
  • Pediatric Ultrasound Case Studies
  • Introduction to Lung Ultrasound: The Basics
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Neonatal Spine
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Hip
  • Introduction to Pediatric Neurosonology
  • Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in the Pediatric Patient

Objectives

  • Increase the participants' knowledge to better perform and/or interpret pediatric ultrasound examinations.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  • Identify normal and abnormal imaging characteristics of the pediatric urinary tract and GI tract.
  • Demonstrate protocols for evaluation of the trauma patient.
  • List the benefits of soft-tissue and MSK ultrasound in the pediatric patient.
  • Demonstrate ultrasound protocols for evaluation of the neonatal head, pediatric hip and spine.
  • Identify normal and abnormal characteristics of the neonatal head, pediatric hip, and spine.
  • Outline testicular ultrasound protocols and recognize commonly seen abnormalities.
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic and treatment accuracy.

Tuition

Registration: $780.00

(12 Months Unlimited Access)

Audience

Sonographers, physicians and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpretation of pediatric ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) : radiology, neonatologists, pediatrics, emergency medicine, critical care, GI, urology.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Theresa Jorgensen  RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Ultrasound Consultant – Phoenix, Arizona
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Salvatore LaRusso  M.Ed. RDMS, RT(R)

Senior Instructor Radiology.
Chief Sonographer.
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center,
Hershey PA.
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

Michael Hulse  DO

Radiologist.
PennState Hershey.
PennState Childrens Hospital.
Hershey, PA.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Stephanie Doniger  MD, RDMS, FAAP, FACEP

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician.
Brooklyn, NY.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
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.

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


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


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Credits

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 15.00 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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