Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Course


Host: Ohio Chapter ACEP



CME 9 Hours Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Why attend the Ohio ACEP Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Course? This 1-day Advanced Ultrasound Course is designed to meet the needs of Emergency Medicine professionals that already have good working knowledge of Ultrasound. Course participants expand their ultrasound capabilities to further incorporate use of ultrasound in the assessment of critically ill patients, as well as improve their ultrasound procedural skills. Practice Scanning Sessions Include: Advanced Cardiac – Review of Basics + aortic aneurysm/dissection, tamponade physiology, findings of acute right heart strain/PE, systolic function/hemodynamic assessment, basic valvular assessment Pulmonary – Thoracic scanning, including evaluation for effusions, consolidation, PTX, CHF Resuscitation – Protocols for evaluating undifferentiated hypotension, further integrating ultrasound in the care of the critical patient Procedural – Practice thoracentesis, paracentesis, vascular access and FB localization on simulators and much more! Soft Tissue/MSK – Abscess identification/drainage, foreign body identification/removal, tendon injury, joint effusion and fracture evaluation Ocular – Scanning technique for evaluation of retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage, increased ICP

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