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AMA PRA Ca : 8.25 | Contact H : 8.25

Northeastern University's Hands-on Ultrasound Symposium for Frontline Providers

Jun 01, 2019   |   Boston, Massachusetts  United States of America
Specialties : Physician Assistants   |   Nurse Practitioner   |   Physical Therapy   |   Nursing   |   Sports Medicine   |   Primary Care   |   Radiology
Course Brochure

Northeastern University's Hands-on Ultrasound Symposium for Frontline Providers is organized by Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Northeastern University and will be held on Jun 01, 2019 at Northeastern University Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Target Audience
• Primary Care Physicians 
• Sports Medicine Physicians
• Physician Assistants
• Nurse Practitioners 
• Nurses
• Allied Health Professionals
• Physical Therapists

This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in critical care and trauma, emergency medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, hospice and palliative medicine, internal medicine, orthopedics, pain medicine, pediatrics and adolescent medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, radiology, rheumatology, and physiatry. 

Accreditation
Physicians:
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Nurses:
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 8.25 contact hours for nurses. Nurse should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Physician Assistants:
Boston Children’s Hospital has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Athletic Trainers:
Boston Children's Hospital (BOC AP# P10089) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 8.25 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Physical Therapists:
The APTA of MA approves "Northeastern University's Hands-on Ultrasound Symposium for Frontline Providers" for 8.25 Continuing Education Hours.

Disclosure Policy:
Boston Children's Hospital adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is Boston Children’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that Boston Children's may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

Description:
The use of ultrasound for frontline diagnostics and procedural aids is becoming increasingly common. The Hands-On Ultrasound Symposium for Frontline Providers is designed to provide basic ultrasound training to doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and physical therapists.

The interactive course format is comprised of engaging lectures and hands-on training sessions to provide attendees with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement basic pulmonary, cardiovascular, abdominal/renal, and musculoskeletal ultrasound in everyday practice. 

Morning didactic sessions will explore the basics of ultrasound including history, functionality, application, and knobology. Following the morning session, hands-on breakout sessions will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn and practice new skills on live patients with peer and expert feedback.

Topics Include:
• History and basics of ultrasound outside of radiology
• Knobology of the ultrasound
• Hands-on training for pulmonary, cardiovascular, abdominal/renal, and musculoskeletal ultrasound

Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Identify and interpret terminology specific to the use of ultrasound in a medical setting.
• Understand the theory and basic physics of ultrasound and its use in a medical setting.
• Describe transducer types, and ultrasound functions and technique
• For each system, demonstrate basic and advanced image optimization.
• For each system, demonstrate the use of different fields of view.
• Demonstrate an understanding of basic pulmonary, cardiovascular, abdominal, renal, and musculoskeletal anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology.
• Identify ultrasonographic characteristics of pulmonary, cardiovascular, abdominal, renal, and musculoskeletal pathophysiology.
• Identify ultrasonographic artifact.
• Demonstrate the ability to obtain accurate views of pulmonary, cardiovascular, abdominal, renal, and musculoskeletal anatomy.
• Accurately identify anatomical structures, physiologic characteristics, and pathophysiology.

Course Directors
Gian Corrado, MD
• Head Team Physician, Northeastern University
• Associate Program Director, Medical Sports Medicine Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital
• Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Maura Daly Iverson, PT, DPT, SD, MPH, FNAP, FAPTA
• Associate Dean, Clinical Education, Rehabilitation and New Initiatives, Bouve College of Health Sciences
• Professor and Director of Rehabilitation and Epidemiology Trainee Program, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Sciences
• Behavioral Scientist and Clinical Epidemiologist, Department of Medicine, Section of Clinical Sciences, Harvard Medical School 

Registration
All Professions (Except Students and Trainees): $595.00
Trainee/Student Early Bird*: $295.00
Trainee/Student: $395.00

Registration and Refund Policy 
• Registration by credit card: Select the "Register" tab at the top of this page and fill out the registration forms. Please note: online registration works best on a desktop computer or laptop, if experiencing registration issues while using a mobile device or tablet, try switching to another device.
• Registration by check (draft on a United States bank): Please make checks payable to Boston Children’s • Hospital and contact the continuing education department at cmedepartment@childrens.harvard.edu to discuss payment.
• Registration via telephone and fax are not permitted. Registration with cash payment is not permitted.

If you have questions or issues with registration, please contact the continuing education office via email: cmedepartment@childrens.harvard.edu.

Upon receipt of your paid registration, an email confirmation from the Boston Children’s office will be sent to you. Be sure to include an email address that you check frequently. Your email address is used for critical information, including registration confirmation, evaluation, and certificate.

Fifty-percent (50%) refunds will be issued for all cancellations received prior to the start of the course. Refund requests must be received by postal mail, email or telephone. “No shows” are subject to the full course fee, and no refunds will be issued once the conference has started. 

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Sarah Simon Jackson
Sarah Simon Jackson

Sports Medicine

Patricia C. Henwood
Patricia C. Henwood

Emergency Medicine

Pierre A. D'Hemecourt
Pierre A. D'Hemecourt

Sports Medicine

Course Details

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Registration Desk

Contact No. : 617-373-6303
Email:
b.brown@northeastern.edu

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Venue Address

Northeastern University Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex
805 Columbus Ave
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Session Details

Session Topic Start Time End Time Location Description Speakers
History & Basics of Ultrasound outside of Radiology 01 Jun 08:00 AM 01 Jun 06:00 PM
Knobology of the Ultrasound 01 Jun 08:30 AM 01 Jun 09:00 AM
Cardiovascular Ultrasound 01 Jun 09:30 AM 01 Jun 10:00 AM
Pulmonary Ultrasound 01 Jun 10:00 AM 01 Jun 10:30 AM
Group B: Cardiovascular Ultrasound Hands-on Training 01 Jun 10:30 AM 01 Jun 11:30 AM
Group A: Pulmonary Ultrasound Hands-on Training 01 Jun 10:30 AM 01 Jun 11:30 AM
Group A: Cardiovascular Ultrasound Hands-on Training 01 Jun 11:30 AM 01 Jun 12:30 PM
Group B: Pulmonary Ultrasound Hands-on Training 01 Jun 11:30 AM 01 Jun 12:30 PM
Abdominal/Renal Ultrasound (aorta, renal, gall bladder) 01 Jun 01:30 PM 01 Jun 02:00 PM
MSK Ultrasound 01 Jun 02:00 PM 01 Jun 02:30 PM
Group B: MSK Ultrasound Hands-on Training 01 Jun 02:30 PM 01 Jun 03:30 PM
Group A: Abdominal/Renal Ultrasound (aorta, renal, gall bladder) Hands-on Training 01 Jun 02:30 PM 01 Jun 03:30 PM
Group B: Abdominal/Renal Ultrasound (aorta, renal, gall bladder) Hands-on Training 01 Jun 04:00 PM 01 Jun 05:00 PM
Group A: MSK Ultrasound Hands-on Training 01 Jun 04:00 PM 01 Jun 05:00 PM
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