|Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Course|
This one day course tailored for Emergency Medicine Physicians, is based on synthesis of the SAEM Ultrasound Core Curriculum, the ACEP Emergency Ultrasound Guidelines, and discussions from multiple EM Ultrasound Fellowship Directors, and will provide didactics and hands-on training for the novice sonographer as well as enhancing and reinforcing techniques for more experienced participants. This course will cover all the core applications of emergency ultrasounds, including discussion of new and exciting advanced applications and will meet ACEP Level 1 provider requirements. The hands-on segments will use live models to deliver as much practical experience as possible to attendees, establishing a solid basis for clinical ultrasound practice. Upon Completion of this course, participants will be able to describe the indications for and limitations of using emergency ultrasound; demonstrate knowledge and ability to perform emergency ultrasound and improve their technical ultrasound skills.
Course instruction will include: Physics & Knobology; Emergency Echo; DVT; Transabdominal and TV Pelvic Ultrasound; Hypotension and Shock; Right Upper Ultrasound; Vascular Access; Soft Tissue and Nerve Blocks; Hands-on Workshop and Pictorial Review.
November 9, 2013 | MMS Conference Center | 860 Winter Street | Waltham, MA