3-Day Clinical Skills and Procedure Workshop with Ultrasound Course is organized by Provider Practice Essentials (PPE), LLC and will be held from Nov 30 - Dec 02, 2023, at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando at SeaWorld, Orlando, Florida, United States of America.

Topics you will learn about:

  • 11 topics including technique, probe selection, eFAST, Pulmonary, Ocular, Skin and Soft Tissue, Lower Extremity, and more!
  • We go beyond scanning and emphasize the correct management based on ultrasound findings.
  • Peripheral, central, as well as arterial lines can all be placed using ultrasound guidance. We will also teach you how.
  • Easy-to-reference slides included in your toolkit make applying our class to practice easy.
  • Clearly explained topic lectures will guide you through hands-on practice with our live models.
  • EKG interpretation and 22 cardiovascular topics including dysrhythmias and blocks
  • Current pulmonology conditions including Pulmonary Embolism Well’s Criteria, PERC, D-Dimer, PESI, and management
  • Radiology review of the chest, abdomen, spine, and upper, and lower extremities. Includes ordering guidelines.
  • Lethal skin conditions, rash identification, burn management, meningitis, DVT anticoagulation guidelines.
  • Over 31 hands-on advanced procedures throughout each session including the Suturing Course™

3-Day Clinical Skills and Procedure Workshop + Ultrasound Schedule
Day 1 Morning
Introduction to Ultrasound

  • Ultrasound Physics
  • Probe functions and types
  • Methods of scanning (sliding, rocking, other movements and techniques)
  • Probe Settings (depth, "knobology")
  • Hand movements and dexterity

Abdominal Ultrasound

  • Aorta (all views, normal anatomy, pathology)
  • Biliary Quadrant (gallbladder, stones, techniques)
  • Kidney (hydronephrosis, pyelonephritis)
  •  Trans-abdominal Pelvis

Trauma Ultrasound

  • FAST exam
  • Right upper quadrant imaging
  • Left upper quadrant imaging
  • Bladder imaging
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Lung imaging

Free Scan with Live Models

  • Small groups, team-led with hands-on guidance and findings

Day 1 Afternoon
Specialty Ultrasound

  • Ocular Ultrasound (retinal detachment, foreign bodies)
  • Foreign body imaging
  • Ultrasound-guided IV and Central access technique
  • Lower Extremity Vascular Ultrasound

Afternoon Free Scan

  • Small groups, team-led with hands-on guidance and findings
  • Review and individual practice sessions with instructors
  • Additional ultrasound applications
  • Wrap-Up and Closing

Day 2 Morning
Cardiac Disorders

  • Course Introduction
  • Cardiac Overview
  • EKG Interpretation
  • Acute MI (recognition, management)
  • Common Dysrhythmias
  • Electrolyte Abnormalities and rhythm impacts
  • Condition blocks
  • Bundle Branch Blocks
  • Application to practice

Pulmonary Disorders

  • Pulmonary Overview
  • Basic Airway Assessment
  • Pneumothorax
  • Asthma Management
  • COPD Management
  • Supplemental Oxygenation
  • Wells Criteria
  • PERC Rule
  • Using D-Dimer
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism

Introduction to Radiology - Chest and Abdomen

  • Overview of Radiograph Interpretation
  • Chest, Shoulder, Clavicle Radiographs
  • Systemic Reading Process
  • Abnormal Radiographs
  • Radiographic Signs of Major Diseases
  • Suggested treatment guidelines based on findings
  • Radiographic Signs of High-Impact Injuries
  • Foreign body ingestion, aspiration, and insertion
  • Pediatric foreign body aspiration and management

Day 2 Afternoon
Procedure Overview

  • Procedural Overview
  • Needle Decompression
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Tracheostomy Replacement
  • Shoulder Reduction and Immobilization
  • Upper Extremity Joint Aspiration
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail Trephination
  • Nail Removal
  • Foreign Body and Fish Hook Removal
  • Introduction to Suture Techniques

The Suturing Course

  • Suture Clinic and Equipment Introduction
  • Knot Tying
  • Simple Interrupted
  • Simple Running
  • Mattress
  • Subcutaneous/Multiple Layer Closure
  • Staples
  • Skin Adhesive
  • Surgeon's Knot
  • Buried Knot
  • Billing and Documentation for Sutures
  • Local Injections and Digital Blocks

Procedure Workshop

  • Knee Injection and Aspiration
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Needle Decompression
  • Chest Tube Insertion

Day 3 Morning
Cervical Spine Injuries

  • Long Board and Collar Removal
  • NEXUS Criteria
  • Unstable Fractures
  • Mechanisms of Common Fractures
  • Immobilization
  • Ordering the Correct Studies
  • Correct Consult and Referral

Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Injuries

  • Soine form and function
  • Mechanisms of Injury
  • Unstable Fractures
  • Mechanisms of Common Fractures
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Epidural Abscess
  • Ordering the Correct Studies
  • Correct Consult and Referral

Upper and Lower Extremity Injuries

  • Speaking Orthopedics
  • Common Patterns of Fractures
  • Common Dislocation and Reduction Techniques
  • Splinting Techniques and Compartment Syndrome
  • Clavicie, Shoulder, Humerus, Elbow, Radius. Ulna. Paired fractures, Wrist and Carpal Bones, Hand
  • Amputations
  • When to Consult Orthopedics
  • When to Consider Transfer/EMS
  • What to send home

Day 3 Afternoon
Skin Conditions Not to Miss

  • Skin and Soft Tissue Conditions
  • Emergent Rash Identification
  • Cellulitis
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • DVT Identification and Decision Rules
  • Burn Care and Referral Criteria
  • What Not to Send Home

Procedure Workshop

  • Procedure Clinic
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Splinting Workshop
  • Intraosseous Access
  • Central Venous Catheter Insertion


Registrations Open
24 Aug, 2023
Registrations Open
Registrations Ends
30 Oct, 2023
Registration Ends
Event Start Date
30 Nov, 2023
Event Start Date
Event End Date
02 Dec, 2023
Event End Date


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