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Trauma Ultrasound Protocol Manual

Trauma Ultrasound Protocol Manual

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Product Details

4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Date of Original Release: 12/16/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 12/16/2019

Product Code: PM-T



Trauma Ultrasound Protocol Manual

This protocol manual is designed to provide a comprehensive description for the use of ultrasound in the trauma setting. It provides a strong foundation to perform the core ultrasound applications as outlined in the ACEP emergency ultrasound practice guidelines.

  • Instrumentation
  • Scanning Planes
  • Exam Purpose, Limitations and Contraindications
  • Patient Preparation and Terminology
  • Documentation
  • FAST and E-FAST Exams
  • RUSH Exam
  • Ocular Ultrasound
  • Fracture Assessment
  • Foreign Body Detection
  • DVT 2 Point Exam
  • References

Topics:

  • Instrumentation
  • Scanning Planes
  • Exam Purpose, Limitations and Contraindications
  • Patient Preparation and Terminology
  • Documentation
  • FAST and E-FAST exams
  • RUSH Exam
  • Ocular Ultrasound
  • Fracture Assessment
  • Foreign Body Detection
  • DVT 2 Point Exam
  • References

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 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.

Audience

Sonographers, physicians, PAs and other medical professionals involved with performing trauma, emergency medicine, and critical care ultrasound examinations. Participants may include (but are not limited to): Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Family Practice, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Primary Care, and Hospitalists.

Faculty

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

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

Mark Swanson  RT, RDMS, RVT

Clinical Instructor.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. 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
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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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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34 YEARS

Serving the Medical Community

145,000+

Participants Trained

500,000+

CME Credits Awarded

6,000+

Courses Offered

CONFIDENCE, COMPETENCE, PROVEN RESULTS