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Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound

Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound

Tuition - $230.00

  (12 Months Unlimited Access)

Product Details

4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Date of Original Release: 5/29/2015
Reviewed for content accuracy: 5/29/2018
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 5/29/2019
Product Code: OC-TSD-102



Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound

Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound Online Course is designed to improve the participant's knowledge and competence to better perform and/or interpret thyroid ultrasound examinations. This online course is designed in a modular format and includes a combination of online video lectures, case presentations, and related online activities. 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.

  • 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.

Topics

  • Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Thyroid
  • Thyroid Pathology and Ultrasound-Guided Intervention

Objectives

  • Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret thyroid ultrasound examinations.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  • Perform routine protocols associated with evaluation of the thyroid.
  • Recognize normal thyroid ultrasound characteristics.
  • Identify ultrasound characteristics of benign and suspicious thyroid nodules.
  • Outline the ultrasound examination protocols of the neck in patients with thyroid cancer for identification of recurrent/residual disease.
  • List available interventions for ultrasound of the neck including the various ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration techniques.

Target Audience

Sonographers, physicians, nurse practitioners, PA’s and other medical professionals involved with the evaluation of thyroid disease. Physicians may include (but are not limited to) endocrinologists, family medicine, internal medicine, emergency medicine and radiology.

Course Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Jennifer Sipos  MD

Associate Professor,
Division of Endocrinology,
Ohio State University ,
Columbus, Ohio


No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Salvatore LaRusso  M.Ed. RDMS, RT(R)

Senior Instructor Radiology.
Chief Sonographer.
Penn State Children's Hospital.
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.

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
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 and reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force)
Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
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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Accreditation Statement

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 4.50 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.

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