Cleveland Clinic Ultrasound Workshop: Diagnostic and Procedural Skills

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Key Features

Ultrasound diagnostic and procedural skills primer for MDs, nurses and PA’s. 9.5 AMA PRA Category I Credits™

Topics Covered

Basics of ultrasound and echocardiography, building a point of care ultrasound program, lung ultrasound, deep vein thrombosis, FAST, cardiac tamponade, critical care hemodynamic assessment, peripheral access, central venous access, paracentesis, thoracentesis, arthrocentesis and much more!

Learning Objectives

1. Summarize the basic science and diagnostic use of ultrasound imaging

2. Describe the components of successful point- of-care ultrasound programs

3. Summarize process for image acquisition, machine utilization, and IT configuration

4. Describe the protocols, evaluation, and best use of echocardiography in critically ill patients

5. Summarize the basics of using ultrasound to assess lungs

6. Describe the most effective diagnostic use of ultrasound to assess for deep vein thrombosis

7. Review the role of ultrasound in a focused assessment with sonography in trauma (FAST) exam to assess for free fluid in the abdomen or around the heart

8. Demonstrate the best use of ultrasound for paracentesis, thoracentesis, and arthrocentesis

Target Audience

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

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