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Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals

Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals

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Product Details

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 10/6/2015
Reviewed for content accuracy: 10/6/2018
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 10/6/2021
Video Length: 00:49:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-ABSF
DVD: VL-ABSF
ISBN: 978-1-940954-61-5


Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals

Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals Training Video is designed to provide an overview of abdominal scanning fundamentals, anatomy, and image orientation for abdominal sonography.

  • All Training Videos are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • ACCME Accredited with Commendation.
  • Offered as DVD or Online Video Options with or without Credits (Credits can be purchased at a later date)
  • Immediate UNLIMITED Access with all online videos
  • All Training Videos are recorded in High Definition format and professionally edited.
  • (Educators), Incorporate Training Videos into your curriculum. *Contact us about the EDUCATOR DISCOUNT HELP PROGRAM.

Topics

  • Primary Abdominal Anatomical Landmarks
  • Anatomy Overview and Orientation
  • Scan Orientation: Longitudinal, Transverse, and Coronal Views and Patient Positioning
  • Normal Structural and Vascular Sonographic Characteristics
  • Abdominal Vasculature - Orientation and Scan Techniques
  • Normal Measurement Values

Objectives

  • List anatomical landmarks of the abdomen.
  • State transducer scan planes and relational anatomy.
  • Outline sectional anatomy of the abdomen.
  • Identify vasculature, organs and potential spaces.
  • Recognize the normal size, echogenicity and texture of the abdominal organs.

Target Audience

Sonographers, physicians, nurse practitioners, PA’s or other medical professional performing and/or interpreting abdominal sonography. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) : emergency medicine, critical care, primary care, internal medicine, and gastrointestinal.

Course 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


Disclosure of Commercial Support
There was no commercial support involved in the planning, development/implementation of this activity.


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Accreditation Statement

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 1.00 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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