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Thyroid Ultrasound - Virtual Conference

Thyroid Ultrasound

Date: July 12, 2021

 

Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound

Introduction to Thyroid Ultrasound

Date: July 12, 2021

  • Expert Faculty
  • Log of Exams Performed Provided for Hospital Credentialing or Certification Purposes
  • Interactive Case Studies using Audience Response System
  • Hands-On Scanning Checklists & Protocols Provided
  • Lifetime Digital Access to Course Materials
  • CME Certificate upon Completion
  • Interact with the experts who write the books

Overview

Thyroid Ultrasound Virtual Conference provides participants a strong foundation to perform thyroid/endocrinology ultrasound techniques. This comprehensive course is taught by leading endocrinology experts that specialize in diagnostic and interventional ultrasound and incorporates comprehensive lectures, and interactive case presentations. Expand your knowledge and competence to increase patient safety and satisfaction.

Code: THY-211VC
ID: 5387

Schedule

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Topics

  • Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals
  • Thyroid anatomy and normal sonographic characteristics
  • Thyroid ultrasound scan techniques and imaging protocols
  • Ultrasound evaluation of thyroid nodules
  • Ultrasound evaluation of diffuse thyroid disorders
  • Ultrasound evaluation of lymph nodes, vocal cords, and non-thyroid neck anatomy
  • Use of ultrasound guidance for interventional procedures

Objectives

  • Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret thyroid ultrasound examinations.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  • Perform routine protocols associated with evaluation of the thyroid.
  • Recognize normal thyroid ultrasound characteristics.
  • Identify ultrasound characteristics of benign and suspicious thyroid nodules.
  • Recognize ultrasound characteristics of diffuse thyroid disorders (Hashimoto’s, Graves, thyroiditis).
  • Outline the ultrasound examination protocols of the neck in patients with thyroid cancer for identification of recurrent/residual disease.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of lymph nodes, vocal cords, and non-thyroid neck anatomy.
  • List available interventions for ultrasound of the neck including the various ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration techniques.

Tuition

Registration: $500.00

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Audience

This Live Thyroid Ultrasound Virtual Conference is designed for Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who have little or no experience performing thyroid ultrasound examinations. Physicians may include (but are not limited to) endocrinologist, internal medicine, family practice, primary care, and radiologists.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Jennifer Sipos  MD

Associate Professor.
Division of Endocrinology.
Ohio State University.
Columbus, Ohio


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 internet live activity for a maximum of 5.00 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.

Click to see video

36 YEARS

Serving the Medical Community

150,000+

Participants Trained

500,000+

CME Credits Awarded

6,000+

Courses Offered

CONFIDENCE, COMPETENCE, PROVEN RESULTS