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Ultrasound Evaluation of the Neonatal Spine

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Neonatal Spine

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Product Details

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 7/31/2014
This edition valid for credit through: 7/23/2019
Video Length: 42:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-PSU
DVD: VL-PSU
ISBN: 978-1-940954-15-8


Ultrasound Evaluation of the Neonatal Spine

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Neonatal Spine Training Video is designed to provide an overview of neonatal spine anatomy, indications for performing spinal sonography, normal ultrasound characteristics and diagnostic criteria for evaluation of spinal abnormalities.

  • 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

  • Spine Anatomy/Normal Variants
  • Scan Protocols/Techniques
  • Indications for Performing Spine Sonography
  • Normal Spine Ultrasound Characteristics
  • Evaluation of Spinal Dysraphism, Tethered Cord, Disorder of Caudal Mass and Congenital Anomalies

Objectives

  • List indications and applications for performing spinal ultrasonography.
  • Identify spine anatomy, including normal variant.
  • State examination techniques and protocols for ultrasound evaluation of the pediatric spine.
  • Recognize ultrasound characteristics and diagnostic criteria associated with the ultrasound evaluation of spinal dysraphism, tethered cord, disorder of caudal mass and congenital anomalies.

Target Audience

Sonographers, physicians and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting neonatal spine ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to): neonatologists, radiology and emergency medicine.

Course Faculty

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.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Michael Hulse  DO

Radiologist.
PennState Hershey.
PennState Childrens 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 1.00 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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