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Core Topics in Point-of-Care Ultrasound Course
November 9 - November 10
This course will provide clinically relevant didactic and hands-on point-of-care ultrasound teaching for acute care providers at all levels of practice. Participants will receive lectures on the indications, techniques and normal and abnormal findings for a wide variety of point-of-care ultrasound applications. There will also be abundant hands-on practice with standardized patients for each of the integrated ultrasound modalities. At the end of the course, participants should feel more comfortable with applying point-of-care ultrasound concepts to the assessment of: heart, lung, trauma, gallbladder, kidney, aorta, IVC, DVT, musculoskeletal system, critical care and procedural guidance (IV access, thoracentesis, paracentesis, nerve block). Low participant to instructor ration.
1st day – Basic Core Topics
2nd day – Advanced Topics
14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ – maximum