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Renal Ultrasound Imaging

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1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 3/13/2015
Reviewed for content accuracy: 3/13/2018
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 3/13/2020
Video Length: 51:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-REN
DVD: VL-REN
ISBN: 978-1-940954-36-3


Renal Ultrasound Imaging

Renal Ultrasound Imaging Training Video is designed to provide a comprehensive review of renal ultrasound techniques. Patient history/physical, renal anatomy/physiology, scan techniques, normal and abnormal ultrasound characteristics are included.

  • Renal Anatomy/Physiology
  • Renal Scan Techniques
  • Renal Variants
  • Renal Pathology: Cystic Disease, Medullary Sponge Kidney
  • Benign and Malignant Masses
  • Medical Renal Disease
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Calcifications

Topics

  • Renal Anatomy/Physiology
  • Renal Scan Techniques
  • Renal Variants
  • Renal Pathology: Cystic Disease, Medullary Sponge Kidney
  • Benign and Malignant Masses
  • Medical Renal Disease
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Calcifications

Objectives

  • Describe the scanning techniques to image the kidneys and bladder.
  • Discuss the anatomic location, function, and ultrasound appearance of the kidneys and bladder.
  • Define the common renal pathologies.
  • Identify the ultrasound appearance of commonly seen renal pathologies.

Target Audience

Sonographers, physicians, or other medical professional performing renal ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) : Internal medicine, urology, Emergency medicine, hospitalists, and primary care.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Salvatore LaRusso  M.Ed. RDMS, RT(R)

Senior Instructor Radiology.
Chief Sonographer.
Penn State Children's Hospital.
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
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 1.50 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.

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