Point of Care Ultrasound


Date & Location
Saturday, July 21, 2018, 8:00 AM - Sunday, July 22, 2018, 1:00 PM, Simulation Center, Richmond, VA

Target Audience
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, General Practice, Geriatric Medicine, Hematology, Hospitalist, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Nurse Practitioner, Pulmonary Disease

Overview

What can you expect to learn?

  • Fundamentals of ultrasound technology and basic operation of a portable ultrasound machine.
  • Techniques to perform bedside procedures with ultrasound guidance including thoracentesis and central venous catheterization.
  • Techniques to perform focused diagnostic ultrasound examinations at the bedside, including imaging of the heart, lungs, abdominal organs and lower extremity vessels.
  • Pearls and pitfalls of bedside ultrasound imaging
  • Practice interpretation of normal and abnormal ultrasound images


Objectives
  1. Describe fundamentals of ultrasound technology and basic operation of a portable ultrasound machine
  2. Demonstrate techniques to perform bedside procedures with ultrasound guidance including thoracentesis and central venous catheterization
  3. Demonstrate techniques to perform focused diagnostic ultrasound examinations at the bedside, including imaging of the heart, lungs, abdominal organs and lower extremity vessels

Registration
Registration for this course is full.

Registration fees include educational materials, credit, and lunch. 

Non-VCU Healthcare Providers - $500 

VCU and VCU Health Employees - $400



Accreditation

VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

VCU Health Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with participation in the activity.