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Ultrasound Evaluation of Pneumothorax is organized by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute (GUI) Inc and will be held during Jan 10, 2017 - Jan 10, 2020.

The target audience for this medical event is Sonographers, physicians, nurse practitioners, PAs or other medical professionals performing and/or interpreting lung ultrasound in a point of care setting. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to): emergency medicine, critical care, hospitalist, primary care, and internal medicine. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Course Description:
This CME Vital activity will demonstrate the role of ultrasound in diagnosing pneumothorax. The benefits and limitations of ultrasound for lung ultrasound, scan techniques, and diagnostic criteria are all discussed.

Topics
• Transducer Selection
• Scan Techniques
• Normal Ultrasound Findings:
• Landmarks
• Sonographic appearance of normal lung vs. pneumothorax
• Lung point

Conference Objectives are :
• List the advantages and limitations of using ultrasound for the evaluation of pneumothorax.
• Select the appropriate transducer and outline protocols for evaluation of the lung.
• Differentiate normal and abnormal ultrasound characteristics of the lung.
• State the diagnostic criteria for diagnosing pneumothorax.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Intended Audience

Radiology, Pulmonary Medicine, Thoracic Surgery

Activity Payment Details

Activity Fee : USD $20.00

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Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute (GCUS) Inc.

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