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Neonatal Brain Protocol Manual

Neonatal Brain Protocol Manual

 

Neonatal Brain Protocol Manual

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Neonatal Brain Protocol Manual

  • Indication / Applications
  • Patient Prep / Physical Assessment
  • Instrumentation
  • Scan Planes / Annotations
  • Cranial Terminology and Appearance
  • Scan Protocol: Coronal and Sagittal View
  • Scan Protocol: Coronal Images
  • Scan Protocol: Sagittal Images
  • Document Pathology
  • References

Overview

This neonatal brain protocol manual is designed to provide a step-by-step protocol for Neonatal Brain Ultrasound imaging examinations based on AIUM practice guidelines. The protocol is provided in a written outline format with examples of ultrasound images, diagrams and diagnostic criteria for evaluation of the neonatal brain. A live demonstration is also included to reinforce the examination techniques.

Date of Original Release: 11/16/2017

Product Code: NC-PM-NB

Topics

  • Indication / Applications
  • Patient Prep / Physical Assessment
  • Instrumentation
  • Scan Planes / Annotations
  • Cranial Terminology and Appearance
  • Scan Protocol: Coronal and Sagittal View
  • Scan Protocol: Coronal Images
  • Scan Protocol: Sagittal Images
  • Document Pathology
  • References

Objectives

  • List the indications and applications for performing neonatal brain sonography.
  • Implement patient preparation, physical assessment and appropriate transducer selection for performing an ultrasound evaluation of the neonatal brain.
  • State specific anatomy evaluated and explain a routine protocol for a complete neonatal brain ultrasound.

Audience

The target audience for this protocol manual are physicians and sonographers who will be involved with performing a neonatal brain examination.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Kristen Downey  RDMS, RVT

Clinical Instructor,
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
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.

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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