Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound

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Presented by the
Department of Emergency Medicine
Sponsored by the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
 
Upcoming Training Dates
 
November 3-4, 2022
Location: University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Registration now open! Click here to register for the November 2022 course.
 
May 4-5, 2023
Location: UMMC Midtown Campus, 827 Linden Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201
Registration now open! Click here to register for the May 2023 course.
 
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Enrollment Fee
Course Fee: $1,000
Includes breakfast and lunch
 
Course Description
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This 2-day 16-hour course, designed for the emergency care provider, is based on the emergency ultrasound guidelines published by the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the principles of physics as applied to emergency ultrasound.
  • List the six core areas of emergency ultrasound.
  • Demonstrate skills in image acquisition and interpretation for the six core areas of emergency ultrasound as well as procedural uses.
  • Discuss the incorporation of ultrasound into the practice of emergency medicine.

Content
This course consists of didactic lectures; cardiac, abdominal, and vascular scanning with live models; and the use of a vascular phantom.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations will be accepted prior to 1 month before each course, and tuition will be refunded, less a $100 administrative fee. No cancellations will be accepted after 1 month prior to each course, but if you cannot attend, you may designate someone else to attend in your place.
 

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Agenda
Thursday (Day 1)
8:00 - 9:00 am Introduction & Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45 am Physics
9:45 - 10:30 am Renal
10:30 - 11:30 am Aorta
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Biliary Tract
12:30 -1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 1:45 pm FAST
Practical Sessions
1:45 - 2:00 pm Knobology/Probe Practice
2:00 - 3:30 pm 1st Station
Station A: AAA, Renal
Station B: FAST, GB
3:30 - 5:00 pm 2nd Station
 
Friday (Day 2)
8:00 - 8:30 am Credentialing and CE & Breakfast
8:30 - 9:00 am Cardiac Part I
9:00 - 10:00 am Cardiac Part II
10:00 - 11:00 am DVT/Soft Tissue/Ocular
11:00 - 11:30 am RUSH
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Obstetrics
12:15 - 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 - 1:45 pm Procedures
Practical Sessions
1:45 - 3:00 pm 1st Station
Station A: Cardiac
Station B: RUSH, OB, DVT
3:00 - 4:00 pm 2nd Station
4:00 - 5:00 pm IV/Procedures/MSK

 

Course Faculty
Sam Hsu, MD, RDMS
Course Co-Director
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director of Emergency Ultrasound
Attending Physician, Emergency Department
Mercy Medical Center
 
Sarah Sommerkamp, MD, RDMS
Course Co-Director
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Attending Physician, Emergency Department
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

Lodging
A number of Baltimore hotels offer preferred rates for course attendees. Please click here for a full list of our area hotels.

CME Accreditation Statement
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Credit Designation
The University of Maryland School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Links
Click HERE to stream an Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Lecture by Sam Hsu, MD, RDMS

Click here to download an Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Lecture by Sam Hsu, MD RDMS

 

For more information or any question about the Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound course, or other Department of Emergency Medicine education, please email umem.conferences@som.umaryland.edu