Abdominal Ultrasound Course - June 16-18, 2016
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The two-day Abdominal program covers the broad range of applications for ultrasound evaluation of the abdomen. The program consists of lectures and case reviews. The Saturday optional hands-on experience with live models provides an opportunity for clinicians to hone skills and develop new ones.
Specific lecture topics include a review of principles of ultrasound physics, instrumentation and imaging techniques including Doppler, and ultrasound evaluation of:
A typical class day runs from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. An optional hands-on scanning session is available on Saturday morning from 9:00 am to approximately noon. This session allows students the opportunity to scan models using a variety of ultrasound equipment.
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program is designed for physicians, clinicians, medical professionals, and cross-training technologists interested in the sonographic manifestations of normal and pathologic conditions of abdominal organs. Scanning experience is recommended.
Through attending this course, the participant should be able to:
- Recognize the acoustic representation of normal abdominal anatomy and identify pathologies of the abdomen from ultrasound images
- Understand and discuss the capabilities and limitations of ultrasound evaluation of the abdomen
- Demonstrate improved case interpretation ability
All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience (1) any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services and (2) any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the agenda.
- 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 12.00 Attendance