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Hot Tip Series: POCUS COVID-19 - Online Video

Hot Tip Series: POCUS COVID-19

 

Hot Tip Series: POCUS COVID-19 - Free Online Video

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Hot Tip Series: POCUS COVID-19 - Free Online Video

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Overview

The POCUS for COVID-19 Hot Tips Series is designed in response to the Coronavirus pandemic to provide an online micro-learning activity presenting multiple informative, yet concise scanning tips using live demonstrations pertaining to various ultrasound applications that may be helpful in diagnosing and managing patients with suspected COVID-19 virus.

Date of Original Release: 4/3/2020
This edition valid for credit through: 4/3/2023
Video Length: 00:40:00

Product Code: OV-HTPC

Topics

  • How to Optimize Your View of Pleura Using Ultrasound
  • POC Focused Echo
  • Transitioning from Parasternal to Apical Window
  • IVC Volume Assessment
  • Dialing in your Apical Views
  • How to Use Ultrasound for Needle Guidance
  • How to Stay Centered on Target when Performing Vascular Access
  • How to Locate Peripheral Veins for Difficult to Access Patients
  • How to Image the Aorta
  • How to Scan the Bifurcation of the Aorta
  • How to Use Point of Care Ultrasound for Airway Assessment
  • Evaluating Volume Responsiveness

Objectives

  • State how to use appropriate transducer placement and imaging angles to accurately evaluate the pleura.
  • Perform rapid evaluation of cardiac function, pericardial effusion, and volume status using the subcostal window.
  • Demonstrate appropriate transducer placement for performing Apical cardiac views.
  • State alternative views for evaluation of the abdominal aorta in patients who are difficult to scan.
  • List various methods to evaluate volume status using ultrasound.
  • State how to utilize ultrasound to locate peripheral veins for difficult to access patients.
  • Outline the various ultrasound-guided approaches to perform vascular access techniques.
  • State how to use ultrasound for airway assessment.

Audience

Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who will be involved with performing and/or interpreting ultrasound in an emergency/critical care setting . Physicians may include (but is not limited to) emergency medicine, critical care, internal medicine, hospitalist, and primary care.

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

Emily M. Downs  BS, RDMS, RVT, RDCS, RT

University of Colorado Hospital.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program of Denver
Denver, CO.

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

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

Charlotte Derr  Co-Medical Director

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

Dennis Atherton  RDCS, RCT, RRT, ACS, FASE

Director: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Maine Medical Center.
Portland, ME.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Carey Palmer  RVT, RDCS


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

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 1.00 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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