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
 
Due to COVID-19, we have had to put this program on hold. If you would like to be notified when we have dates set for our next Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound courses, please complete this form
 
For more information, you can contact Doreen Lucadamo.
 
 
Enrollment Fee
Course Fee: $795
Includes parking, 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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Contact Us
Doreen Lucadamo, CMP, HMCC
Conference Planning Specialist for the University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine
dlucadamo@som.umaryland.edu
443-240-9511

Agenda
Day 1
8:00 – 9:00 am Introduction
9:00 – 9:30 am

Physics

9:30 – 10:30 am Aorta
10:30 – 11:00 am Renal
11:00 – 12:00 pm Biliary Tract
12:00 – 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 pm FAST
1:45 – 5:00 pm Practical Session
Day 2
8:00 – 9:00 am Cardiac
9:00 – 9:30 am Emergency Ultrasound Past, Present, and Future
9:30 – 10:00 am DVT/Soft Tissue/Ocular
10:00 – 10:30 am RUSH Exam
10:30 – 11:30 am Obstetrics
11:30 – 12:15 pm Lunch
12:15 – 1:15 pm Procedures
1:15 – 5:00 pm Practical Session

 

 

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
 
 

Details


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