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Ultrasound Evaluation of the Thyroid - Training Video

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Thyroid

 

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Thyroid

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Ultrasound Evaluation of the Thyroid

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Overview

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Thyroid Training Video is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the thyroid and parathyroid anatomy/physiology, scan protocols, normal ultrasound characteristics and abnormal findings associated with commonly seen thyroid pathology.

Date of Original Release: 3/26/2019
This edition valid for credit through: 3/26/2022
Video Length: 00:50:00

Product Codes
DVD: VL-UET2
ISBN: 978-1-945749-74-2
Online Video: OV-UET2

Topics

  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Anatomy/Physiology
  • Thyroid Scan Protocols
  • Normal Thyroid Ultrasound Characteristics
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Thyroid Pathology: Goiter, Hyperplasia, Cyst, Adenoma, and Carcinoma
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyperparathyroidism

Objectives

  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of the normal thyroid gland.
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of an abnormal parathyroid gland.
  • Identify the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
  • State the function of the thyroid gland.
  • Identify commonly seen thyroid pathology.

Audience

Physicians, sonographers, PA's, NP’s and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting thyroid ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to): endocrinologists, primary care/family medicine, internal medicine.

Faculty

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.

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


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 enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 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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