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Private Hands-On Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound

Private Hands-On Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound
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Credits

Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound - Online Course
4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Hands-On Workshop
4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Location

Saint Petersburg, FL 

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Private Hands-On Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound

Private Hands-On Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound Training Course is taught by leading ultrasound experts and offers fifteen (15) months unlimited access to the online course, plus one (1) half day (4 hours) [date of your choice] featuring a 1:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio at our facility in St. Petersburg, FL. The Private Hands-On Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound Training Course is specifically designed for busy physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals taught in accordance with AIUM and IAC guidelines to increase diagnostic skills and scanning proficiency for interpreting Thyroid Ultrasound Examinations. For the best ultrasound education experience, completion of the online course prior to hands on scanning is recommended.

  • Combine Our Comprehensive Online Course(s) & Private Hands-On Scan Workshops
  • Destination Education Private Hands-On Scan Workshops in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Private Hands-On Scan Workshops are scheduled around your availability
  • 15 Months UNLIMITED Access to the Online Course
  • Exact same lectures that are pre-recorded and professionally edited from the comprehensive live courses
  • Online Courses are 1-Click accessible in our custom learning management system, with an easy to follow format, with instant certificate generation upon completion
  • Enjoy the ultimate 1:1 participant to instructor scan ratios during the Hands-On Workshops
  • Original Private Ultrasound Education Provider in the Ultrasound Industry
  • Scan Logs and Case Logs are available upon request
  • Expert Faculty are approachable and are open to discuss any questions during the Hands-On Scan Workshops
  • All Hands-On Scan Workshops include pre-scanned, and approved Live Human Models. (Phantoms are also used in certain interventional courses)
  • Choose from Multiple Leading Manufacturer Ultrasound Equipment
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • All Private Hands-On Ultrasound Courses are approved to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • ACCME Accredited with Commendation
  • *CME Credit Listed Requires Full Participation in Online & Hands-On Scan Workshop(s)

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.

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.

Faculty

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


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Credits

Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound

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.

Hands-On Workshop

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 live activity for a maximum of 4.00 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.

Resources

General Sonography Physics

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute presents 3 free tips to help you study for the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Exam.

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Challenges Sonographers Face

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Program Director Theresa Jorgensen uses humor to take a look at the some of the typical challenges sonographers face while trying to take an accurate patient history.

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