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You’ll Want To Be At This Workshop

The use of ultrasound to diagnose and guide procedures is growing rapidly and you don’t want to be left behind. This growth is primarily fueled by data indicating that ultrasound can improve the success rate of various procedures while decreasing complications. This ultrasound workshop will provide you with current state-of-the-art techniques for diagnosis and guiding procedures. You will be able to incorporate the lessons you learn by attending this workshop into your clinical practice.

Stay Current With These Objectives

  • Summarize the basic science and techniques of ultrasound imaging
  • Demonstrate competence to use ultrasound guidance for needle placement and peripheral arterial and central venous access
  • Describe the protocols, evaluation, and best use of echocardiography in critically ill patients
  • Demonstrate the best use of ultrasound for paracentesis, thoracentesis, and arthrocentesis
  • Describe the most effective diagnostic use of ultrasound to assess for deep vein thrombosis and view joints, muscles, and soft tissue
  • Summarize the basics of using ultrasound to assess lungs • List the indications and patient selection for nephrology ultrasound and demonstrate correct techniques

Who Should Attend

This workshop is designed for physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners in emergency medicine, internal medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, cardiology, general surgery, pediatrics, pulmonology, anesthesiology, nephrology, and radiology.