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In this article, we are going to introduce a new Gulfcoast Ultrasound COMBINED BLENDED COURSE: Gulfcoast Introduction and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound – COMBINED BLENDED COURSE (GCUS). Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute (GCUS) is the most comprehensive, accredited resource for live and online diagnostic ultrasound training and CME. Since 1985, Gulfcoast Ultrasound has been dedicated to providing the highest quality continuing medical education (CME) and skills training in the diagnostic ultrasound profession. All activities are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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  • Expert Faculty
  • 3:1 Participant hands-on scanning ratio
  • Scan Live models
  • Log of exams performed provided for hospital credentialing or certification purposes
  • Interactive Case Studies using audience response system
  • Hands-On scanning checklists & Protocols provided
  • CME Certificate upon Completion
  • Interact with the experts who write the books

Overview

Blended Introduction to Critical Care and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound Course is intended for any medical professional involved with performing emergency medicine, critical care, or point-of-care ultrasound examinations. The Blended Introduction to Critical Care and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound Course is designed to provide a strong foundation to perform the introduction and advanced ultrasound applications as outlined in the ACEP emergency medicine and critical care ultrasound practice guidelines and WINFOCUS. Taught by leading emergency medicine and critical care ultrasound faculty, this self-directed course contains (2) two Online Courses containing multiple modules and includes recommended reading assignments, online video lectures, case presentations, and post-activity quizzes. Enrollment is valid for fifteen (15) months for both online courses and begins the moment the participant is enrolled in them. Combined with the scan workshops (2 Days/12 Hours) you will be scanning live models and inanimate phantoms with a 3:1 participant to faculty scan ratio at our facility in St. Petersburg, FL which provides the perfect opportunity to improve your scanning proficiency. After this course the participant’s will see a noticeable increase in diagnostic and scanning skills and immediately be able to implement skills learned into clinical practice. For the best ultrasound education experience, completion of the online course prior to hands on scanning is recommended.

Code: BCCSO-BCCASO-232
ID: 6288

Tuition

Advanced Registration: $3,955.00

Regular Registration: $4,155.00

Late Registration: $4,355.00

Daily continental breakfast and afternoon snack will also be provided during Hands-On Workshops.

The Advanced Registration Tuition is applied to registration submitted and paid/postmarked more than 30 days in advance of the course.

The Regular Registration Tuition is applied to registrations submitted between 15-30 days in advance of the course.

The Late Registration Tuition is strictly enforced and is applied to ALL registrations submitted within two weeks (14 days) of the start of the course.


Registration Reimbursement Form

Audience

Physicians, mid-level providers and any other medical professional involved with performing point of care/critical care ultrasound examinations. Participant practice specialties may include (but are not limited to): Critical Care, Hospitalist, Emergency Medicine, Primary Care, Internal Medicine, and Trauma surgery.

Faculty listed for Online Course only

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Charlotte Derr  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Associate Program Director, Ultrasound Director.
University of South Florida.
Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
Tampa, FL.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

James Mateer  MD, RDMS

Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine.
Medical College of Wisconsin.
Milwaukee, WI.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Andreas Dewitz  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Vice Chair for Ultrasound Education.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine.
Boston University School of Medicine.
Boston Medical Center. Boston, MA.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Richard Palma  BS, RDCS, RCS, ACS, FASE, FSDMS

Advanced Cardiac Sonographer
Program Director Clinical Coordinator
Duke School of Medicine Cardiac Sonography Certificate Program
Durham, NC
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Alexander Levitov  MD, FACCP, FACCM, RDCS

Eastern VA Medical School.
Dept. of Internal Medicine.
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Norfolk, VA.
GUI QI Task Force Committee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Andrew Laudenbach  MD

Hennepin Healthcare
Minneapolis, Minnesota
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Bret P. Nelson  MD, RDMS, FACEP

Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
Department of Emergency Medicine.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Brooklyn, New York.
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Daniel Bourque  MS, ACS, RCS, FASE

Echosonographer
Orlando Regional Medical Center.
Orlando, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Lori Green  BA, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

President, Program Director.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
Saint Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Steven Walling  BS, RCS, ACS, RDCS, FASE

Director and Clinical Coordinator
Hoffman Heart School of Cardiovascular Technology
Trinity Health of New England Corporation, Inc.
Hartford, CT
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Faculty & Content Disclosures…
Faculty Disclosure
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of CME. Speakers will disclose any relevant commercial relationships prior to the start of the educational activity.

Content Validation
All presentations for this CME activity were reviewed and approved by members of the GUI CME Review Committee to determine content validity and to ensure that no conflicts of interest exist prior to the activity commencement or material compilation.

Disclosure of Individuals in Control of Content

In addition to the faculty listed the following individuals are recognized by GUI as being in control of content of this program:

James Mateer, MD, RDMS (Medical Director-planner, QI Task Force)
Medical Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Milwaukee, WI
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP (Co-Medical Director-planner & QI Task Force)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine &
Fellowship Director of Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound Fellowship Program
University of South Florida Medical School
Tampa, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Andreas Dewitz, MD, RDMS(Member of Advisory Board, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair of Ultrasound Education
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT (Program Director/planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Trisha Reo, AAS, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator-planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Disclosure of Commercial Support

There was no commercial support involved in the planning, development/implementation of this activity.

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Credits

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this internet activity enduring material for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course also meets CME / CEU requirements for ARDMS.Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.

Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound Hands-on Workshop

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 6.00 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit(s).

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course also meets CME / CEU requirements for ARDMS.Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.

Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound Hands-on Workshop

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course also meets CME / CEU requirements for ARDMS.Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.

Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this internet activity enduring material for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course also meets CME / CEU requirements for ARDMS.Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.

Travel and Lodging

Directions to our Learning Center

From Tampa or Tampa Intl. Airport:

  1. Follow signs for I-275 South to St. Petersburg. You will go over the Howard Frankland Bridge, then continue about 17 miles to Exit 23A on the left toward Sundial/The Pier
  2. After you get off at Exit 23A, I-375 E becomes 4th Ave N
  3. Turn right onto 2nd St N, the Sundial Parking Garage will be on your left
  4. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is located at 111 2nd Ave NE in the Plaza Tower on the 8th floor

From Sarasota or South Florida:

  1. If you are coming from the south over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, take I-275 North to Exit 23 for I-375 toward The Pier
  2. After you get off at Exit 23A, I-375 E becomes 4th Ave N
  3. Turn right onto 2nd St N, the Sundial Parking Garage will be on your left
  4. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is located at 111 2nd Ave NE in the Plaza Tower on the 8 th floor

Walking Directions from the Parking Garage

  1. Follow walkway from garage towards Sundial Shopping plaza (Muvico Theatres)
  2. Turn right and walk down 2nd Ave N
  3. Cross 1st St NE
  4. On your left is Sab Cafe, turn left into the Plaza shops and into Plaza Tower
  5. Take elevator to 8th floor

Airports

If you are flying in, we suggest making your airline destination to Tampa International Airport or St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport.

Coast-to-Coast… We’re growing to serve YOU!

Due to the constant requests we receive to present our programs at additional locations around the country, we are excited to now offer customized ultrasound courses at your facility to fit your specific educational needs. We can also offer them at other quality strategic and resort-oriented locations as well. Call us or write us to inquire.

Our state-of-the art facility features a full 8000 sq. ft. of space dedicated solely to ultrasound education!
The site is conveniently located in the beautiful Dolphin Village Center, and is within an easy, picturesque walk from a number of area gulf-front hotels. It offers a wide variety of services including gift shops, beach fashions, grocery, and of course, restaurants.

Nearby Hotels

Jan 1st-April 30th: $169 +tax
Oct 6th-Dec. 31st: $139
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Hyatt Place St. Pete
25 2nd Street N. | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Hotel Main Number: 727.202.2506

(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Hampton Inn
80 Beach Dr. NE |
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-892-9900

Jan-Dec:(King or 2 Queen) $149 +tax
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Courtyard Marriot
300 4th Street North | St. Petersburg Florida 33701
727-450-6200

January-April: $199 +tax | May-August: $155 +tax
Sept-Dec: $166 +tax (King or 2 Queen)
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Hilton Hotel
333 1st Street South |
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Hotel Main Number: 727-894-500

Oct-May (Sun—Thurs) $189.99 +tax / (Fri—Sat) $217.75 +tax
June-Sept (Sun—Thurs) $159.99 +tax / (Fri—Sat) $210.75 +tax
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
The Birchwood Hotel
340 Beach Drive NE |
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-896-1080

(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Hollander Hotel
421 4th Ave. N |
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Hotel Main Number: 727-873-7900

(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Inn on The Third Hotel
342 3rd Ave. N |
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-894-3248

Beach Hotels (15 minute Drive)

(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Sirata Beach Resort
5300 Gulf Blvd. |
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
855.344.5999

(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Guy Harvey Outpost at Tradewinds
6000 Gulf Blvd. |
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
800-360-4016

(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort
5500 Gulf Blvd. |
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
800-360-4016

(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Plaza Beach Hotel
4506 Gulf Blvd. |
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
800-360-4016

(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Bay View Waterfront
4321 Gulf Blvd |
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
727-367-2791

(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Bay Palms Waterfront Resort
4237 Gulf Blvd |
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
727-367-2791

(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Don CeSar Beach House
3860 Gulf Blvd |
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
866-728-2206

Through December 20, 2019 Rates of $139/nt
Call 727-363-4500 to book
Don CeSar Resort Hotel
3400 Gulf Blvd |
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
727-360-1881

Lodging Specials

Special discounted room rates are available at most of the listed properties when booked through us.
Although there are a number of other hotels in the area, we have inspected these sites and can recommend them.
Please call us in advance for availability and rates. Since we are located in a resort area, demand for rooms can be high during certain times of the year.

Please call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute at 727.363.4500 to arrange your lodging at discounted rates.

  • Additional Lodging:

    There are also a number of other nice, smaller independent downtown or beachfront motel properties in the immediate area. Please contact Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for further information.

    Visit the St Pete Chamber of Commerce for more information.


    Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is located on the beautiful gulf coast of Florida.

    Meetings:

    For your convenience, we can directly book your hotel or condominium lodging for you.

    Special discounted room rates are available at most of the downtown or beachfront properties when booked through us. Although there are a number of other hotels in the area, we have personally inspected these sites and can recommend them. Please call us for advance availability and rates. Since we are located in a resort area, demand for rooms can be high during certain times of the year.

    Please call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute at 727.363.4500 to arrange your lodging.

    Airports

    If you are flying in, we suggest making your airline destination to Tampa International Airport or St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport.

    Coast-to-Coast… We’re growing to serve YOU!

    Due to the constant requests we receive to present our programs at additional locations around the country, we are excited to now offer customized ultrasound courses at your facility to fit your specific educational needs. We can also offer them at other quality strategic and resort-oriented locations as well. Call us or write us to inquire.

Resources

General Sonography Physics

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute presents 3 free tips to help you study for the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Exam.

Click to see video

Challenges Sonographers Face

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Program Director Theresa Jorgensen uses humor to take a look at the some of the typical challenges sonographers face while trying to take an accurate patient history.

Click to see video

Schedule


     
Download Course Itinerary

Topics

  • Imaging Fundamentals
  • Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals
  • Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST)
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Abdominal Aorta
  • Thoracic Ultrasound: Basic and Advanced Techniques
  • Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access
  • Ultrasound Guided Emergency and Critical Care Procedures
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Echo Evaluation of Pericardial Effusion
  • Rapid Ultrasound for Shock & Hypotension
  • Venous Ultrasound for Point of Care
  • COVID-19: General Principles and Ultrasound Applications
  • Doppler and Color Flow Imaging for POC Applications
  • Advanced Ultrasound Evaluation of Shock
  • ABC: Sonography in Shock and Sepsis
  • Venous Ultrasound in Point of Care
  • Assessment of Hydration Status and Fluid Responsiveness
  • Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Vascular Access
  • Interactive Cases: What’s Your DX?
  • Cardiac Doppler & Focused Calculations
  • Echo Assessment of Cardiomyopathies & Heart Failure
  • MI & Complications
  • Echo Evaluation of the Right Heart
  • Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pericardial Disease & Cardiac Masses
  • Interesting Cardiac US Case Studies
  • BONUS! Introduction to Transesophageal Echocardiography (not covered in scanning skills workshop)

Objectives

  • Increase participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Critical care ultrasound examinations
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (E-FAST exam).
  • Demonstrate image orientation, transducer placement, and scan protocols for performing thoracic ultrasound examinations for pneumothorax, pulmonary edema, Lung consolidation, and Covid-19.
  • Outline scan protocols for focused evaluation of the abdomen, aorta, and adult heart, and lower extremity DVT.
  • Demonstrate image orientation, transducer preparation, and scan protocols for performing ultrasound guided vascular access.
  • Differentiate normal/abnormal image characteristics of the abdomen and adult heart.
  • State an algorithm for assessing causes of shock and hypotension using bedside ultrasound.
  • Outline protocols for performing thoracentesis, pericardiocentesis, paracentesis, and lumbar puncture.
  • Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria into clinical practice.
  • Integrate Spectral & Color Doppler for Evaluation of Cardiac Disease.
  • Perform a focused cardiac ultrasound examination.
  • Recognize ultrasound Characteristics associated with Cardiomyopathies, Pericardial Effusions, Coronary Artery Disease, and Diastolic Dysfunction.
  • Assess / Evaluate Right Ventricular Function
  • Assess Hydration Status and Fluid Responsiveness in the Emergency and Critical Care settings
  • Identify sonographic characteristics associated with abdominal sepsis involving the hepatobiliary, renal, and GI systems.
  • Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting.
  • Demonstrate the use of ultrasound guidance for peripheral vascular access.
  • Outline the Training Requirements and Indications for Transesophageal Echocardiography.

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute has hosted over 150,000 physicians, sonographers, and other medical professionals with a broad range of ultrasound continuing medical education options, and has awarded over 500,000 CME credits to participants worldwide.

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute offers over 40 live seminars/courses and dozens of webinars a year, along with over 400 self-paced ultrasound training products in abdominal, adult echocardiography, anesthesiology, emergency medicine, critical care, musculoskeletal, OB/GYN, breast, rpvi, midwife, pediatric, physics, vascular and registry review in multiple learning formats. Past participants from our registry review courses, programs and products have a >98% exam success rate, the highest in the industry. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is also the first education provider in the industry to offer our latest learning format, Blended Ultrasound Training. This format combines our comprehensive online classroom programs with live 3:1 participant to instructor scan ratio hands-on scanning workshops.

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