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Fetal Heart Screening & Beyond - Virtual Conference

Fetal Heart Screening & Beyond

Date: November 14, 2020

 

Fetal Heart Screening & Beyond

Fetal Heart Screening & Beyond

Date: November 14, 2020

  • Most Comprehensive Fetal Heart Screening Webinar Available
  • Industry Leading 3:1 Participant to Faculty Hands-On Scan Ratio
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • Trusted Fetal Heart Screening CME Leader Since 1985
  • Lifetime Access to E-Course Materials
  • ACCME Accredited with Commendation
  • Master Level Fetal Heart Screening Faculty
  • State-Of-The-Art Webstream accessible with any internet enabled device
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Interactive Case Presentations and Live Scanning Demonstrations
  • Free CME-Z Membership with Registration (Save 5-10% off all future Gulfcoast product purchases)

Overview

Fetal Heart Screening and Beyond Live Webinar is designed for Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who have little or no experience performing and/or interpreting fetal heart ultrasound examinations, but have a desire to expand their skills to integrate the use of ultrasound into clinical practice. This live webinar is a structured, comprehensive program incorporating lectures, and case presentations. Topics are based on AIUM Ultrasound practice guidelines and include fetal cardiac anatomy/circulation, fetal heart screening protocols, scan techniques to obtain the 4-chamber, outflow tract, and 3-vessel trachea views. Basic Doppler fundamentals to incorporate spectral Doppler sample sites and normal waveform characteristics are also included. In addition, The evaluation of fetal heart arrythmias and fetal heart pathology are discussed including multiple case presentations. Taught by leading ultrasound experts, participants will be able to have the confidence to begin integrating the skills learned into clinical practice.

Code: FHS-201VC
ID: 4949

Schedule

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Topics

  • Fetal Cardiac Anatomy and Circulation
  • Overview of the Fetal Echo
  • Doppler Fundamentals
  • Evaluation of Fetal Heart Arrhythmias
  • Fetal Heart Pathology

Objectives

  • State the indications and applications for performing fetal heart screening.
  • Identify ultrasound anatomy of the fetal heart.
  • Demonstrate a routine protocol for a fetal heart screening ultrasound examination.
  • Outline Standard Doppler sample sites and normal spectral Doppler characteristics.
  • Recognize normal fetal heart rate rhythm and commonly seen arrythmias.
  • Identify ultrasound characteristics associated with commonly seen fetal heart pathology.
  • Increase the participants’ knowledge to better perform and/or interpret fetal heart screening ultrasound examinations.
  • Apply the information discussed in a clinical setting (under supervised conditions until an accepted level of proficiency has been attained).

Tuition

Registration: $450.00

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Audience

Fetal Heart Screening and Beyond Course is designed for Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who have little or no experience performing and/or interpreting the ultrasound examinations, but have a desire to expand their skills to integrate the use of ultrasound into clinical practice. This program is a structured, comprehensive program using live models and inanimate phantoms for skills training. Physicians may include (but are not limited to) OB-GYN, radiology, emergency medicine, family practice, and primary care.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Emily M. Downs  BS, RDMS, RVT, RDCS, RT

University of Colorado Hospital.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program of Denver
Denver, CO.

No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Jane J.K. Burns  AS, RT, RDMS

Perinatal/Education Sonographer.
DmsProLLC.
St. Joseph, Minnesota.

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

Trisha Reo, AAS, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator-planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
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 live activity for a maximum of 4.00 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.

Resources

General Sonography Physics

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute presents 3 free tips to help you study for the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Exam.

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Challenges Sonographers Face

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Program Director Theresa Jorgensen uses humor to take a look at the some of the typical challenges sonographers face while trying to take an accurate patient history.

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35 YEARS

Serving the Medical Community

150,000+

Participants Trained

500,000+

CME Credits Awarded

6,000+

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