Trauma Ultrasound for the Sonographer - Training Video

Trauma Ultrasound for the Sonographer


Trauma Ultrasound for the Sonographer

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Trauma Ultrasound for the Sonographer

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Trauma Ultrasound for the Sonographer Training Video is designed for the sonographer to provide an overview of the indications and applications for the use of ultrasound in the trauma patient. Scan protocols and case presentations are included for a variety of trauma ultrasound applications.

Date of Original Release: 7/11/2016
Reviewed for content accuracy: 7/11/2019
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 7/11/2022
Video Length: 0:49:00

Product Codes
Online Video: OV-TUFS
ISBN: 978-1-940954-92-9


  • FAST Exam
  • Lung Ultrasound: Pneumothorax, Pleural Effusion, and Pulmonary Edema
  • Evaluation of the Source of Shock and Hypotension
  • Use of Ultrasound in Cardiac Arrest
  • Ocular Trauma
  • Use of Ultrasound in Fracture Assessment


  • List the clinical applications and benefits of trauma ultrasound.
  • Outline protocols for performing a FAST exam.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of pneumothorax, pleural effusion and pulmonary edema.
  • Demonstrate techniques for evaluating fractures and eye injuries.
  • Recognize abnormal characteristics associated with trauma.


Sonographers, physicians and other medical professionals who will be performing trauma ultrasound. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) : emergency, critical care, internal medicine, primary care, and radiology.


GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Lori Green  BA, 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
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 (Optional with additional purchase)

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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