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Course Contents (Overview, Topics/Speakers)
Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Online Course is intended for any medical professional involved with performing emergency medicine, critical care, or point-of-care ultrasound examinations. This course is designed to provide a strong foundation to perform the core ultrasound applications as outlined in the ACEP ultrasound practice and WINFOCUS guidelines. Taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound expert faculty, this self-directed course contains fourteen (14) modules and includes recommended reading assignments, online video lectures, case presentations, and post-activity quizzes.
- Increase participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency ultrasound examinations
- State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
- Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (E-FAST exam) and pneumothorax.
- Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the abdomen, aorta, female pelvis and adult heart.
- State an algorithm for uses of bedside ultrasound during cardiac arrest, shock & hypotension.
- Demonstrate image orientation, transducer preparation, and scan protocols for performing use of ultrasound guidance for vascular access, pericardiocentesis, paracentesis, hemothorax, lumbar puncture, ET placement.
- Outline protocol for focused evaluation of DVT.
- Differentiate normal/abnormal image characteristics of the abdomen, female pelvis, first trimester OB, and ectopic pregnancy.
- Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria into clinical practice.
- Imaging Fundamentals
- Emergency Ultrasound for Obstetrical and Gynecological Conditions
- Ectopic Pregnancy
- Spontaneous Abortion
- PID and Masses
- Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access
- Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals
- Ultrasound in Trauma: FAST and E-FAST
- Abdominal Cases in Emergency Medicine-Renal
- Abdominal Cases in Emergency Medicine-Biliary and AAA
- Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
- Rapid Ultrasound for Shock and Hypotension
- Ultrasound-Guided Emergency and Critical Care Procedures
- Evaluation of DVT
Date of Original Release: 12/2/2021
This edition valid for credit through: 12/2/2024