Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is a revolutionary tool that anyone can learn to use. All PAs, NPs and doctors working in urgent care, emergency medicine, hospitalist medicine and primary care can use this portable handheld device to make better diagnosis. Medical students are already learning this as part of their curriculum. Now it's your turn to learn this new skill!
This course will review common uses of POCUS that can be done easily at bedside. Taught by Dr. Danielle Matilsky, a Master Clinician from Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine, she will go over the topics such as E-Fast Exam, Renal/Bladder, basic Echocardiography, Skin/Soft Tissue, and procedural guidance.
Worth 5 CME Credit (AMA PRA Category 1 CME ).
Explore Our POCUS Topics
1. Introduction to Physics and Basic Scanning Principles
How does ultrasound work? This brief introduction and background will help give you the foundation to understand this useful tool.
2. Introduction to the E-FAST
Quickly evaluate your patients for traumatic injuries with the E-FAST exam. Master this scanning technique and learn the indications and limitations of the E-FAST exam.
3. Introduction to Point-of-Care Echocardiography
Learn the basic principles of cardiac echo. In this course you will learn the appropriate indications, proper positioning and identify basic cardiac anatomy.
4. Advanced Applications of Point-of-Care Echocardiography
This next installment of cardiac echo focuses on the pathology and who echo can help you narrow your differential.
5. "Eye"-Yi-Yi Scanning Through Some Pesky Eye Complaints
Review the relevant eye anatomy and proper scanning technique. This course will review common eye complaints that can be evaluated
6. "I Just Can't Get Comfortable, Doc"-Ultrasound for the Renal Colic
Learn how to evaluate flank pain, hematuria, urinary symptoms, acute urinary retention and post-void residuals untiling ultrasound.
7. The "Skin"ny on Soft Tissue Ultrasound
Learn the proper scanning technique when evaluating for common skin complaints such as identifying abscess, cellulitis and foreign bodies.
8. Digging Deep: POCUS for the Lower Extremity DVT
Learn how to utilize POCUS when evaluating for lower extremity DVT. This course will review the anatomy, technique.
9. Ultrasound Guided Peripheral IV Placement
Learn the foundations of peripheral IV placements on difficult patients utilizing POCUS.
Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing and Master Clinicians, LLC. Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation per lecture: Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Very well done and relevant information.
Very well done and relevant information.Read Less
For the topics included, this was a good overview.
For the topics included, this was a good overview.Read Less
Comprehensive review of a prevalent problem
Comprehensive review of a prevalent problemRead Less
Very educational and informative! Highly recommend!
Very educational and informative! Highly recommend!Read Less
Insightful, thank you. Certainly the future for telemedicine is wide open.
Insightful, thank you. Certainly the future for telemedicine is wide open.Read Less
This class has geat step by step visuals.
This class has geat step by step visuals.Read Less