Acute Care Surgery Course

By Gage Continuing Education (CE)

  • Text-Based CME
  • CEUs : 21.25
  • Free


Acute Care Surgery Course is organized by Gage Continuing Education (CE). This Course has been approved for a maximum of 21.25 ARRT Category A CEUs.

The goal of Acute Care Surgery: Imaging Essentials for Rapid Diagnosis is to help acute care surgeons, general surgeons, and surgical trainees develop the skills necessary to efficiently work up and diagnose critical surgical disease. This unique text opens with practical guidelines for understanding and interpreting the key imaging modalities employed in acute care surgery. In-depth discussions of acute surgical conditions follow, with emphasis on workup, diagnosis, and imaging pattern recognition.

Each clinical chapter opens with a case scenario, followed by detailed discussion of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management, and includes multiple annotated examples of ultrasound, plain film, CT, and MRI findings.

Course Description:
On completion of this course the participant should be able to:
• Describe two types of commonly used modes of ultrasound imaging.
• List at least ten ultrasound artifacts
• Define the acronym FAST.
• List two types of contrast agents used in MRI.
• Name the most common cause of large bowel obstruction.
• List three causes of liver abscess caused by bacteria.
• List three stages of hernia that present at clinical presentation.
• Discuss the appearance of a ruptured spleen when viewed on ultrasound.
• Define the term “hematocrit effect”.
• List five areas where an anorectal abscess can occur.
• Define the acronym “ABCDE” as it relates to examining a patient with penetrating trauma.

Course fees:
• Book and Test -$109.50 
• Mail Test -$84.50 
• Download Test -$84.50 
• Online Test -$84.50
• Fax -$84.50 


Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.


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Credit Info

Total Credit(s)
  • CEUs : 21.25


  • Surgery

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