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In this article, we are going to introduce a new Gulfcoast Ultrasound COMBINED BLENDED COURSE: Gulfcoast Introduction to 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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  • Combines Our Comprehensive Online Course & One Day (6 Hours) of Live Scanning
  • Destination Education Hands-On Scan Workshops in St. Petersburg, FL
  • 15 Months UNLIMITED Access to the Online Course
  • Exact same lectures that are pre-recorded and professionally edited from the comprehensive live courses
  • Online Courses are 1-Click accessible in our custom learning management system, with an easy to follow format, with instant certificate generation upon completion
  • Enjoy Industry Leading 3:1 (or less) participant to instructor scan ratios during the Hands-On Workshops
  • Original Blended/Hybrid Ultrasound Education Provider in the Ultrasound Industry
  • Scan Logs and Case Logs are available upon request
  • Expert Faculty are approachable and are open to discuss any questions during the Hands-On Scan Workshops
  • All Hands-On Scan Workshops include pre-scanned, and approved Live Human Models. (Phantoms are also used in certain interventional courses)
  • Choose from Multiple Leading Manufacturer Ultrasound Equipment
  • Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
  • Expand Diagnostic & Interventional Services Offered
  • All Blended Ultrasound Courses are approved to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (Other CME Credit types are approved for select courses.)
  • ACCME Accredited with Commendation
  • POCUS Certification Academy Education Partner, which means:
  • Tuition includes this course as well as discounted (20%) Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy assessment/certification fees.
  • This program meets all POCUS Certification Academy exam prerequisites and will provide a peer evaluation case log enabling attendees to immediately sit for the POCUS Certification Examination. (Online Review Course/POCUS Academy Certification Assessment Bundle Available through (see www.POCUS.org for details)
  • The POCUS Certification is available to all specialty healthcare providers (Physicians, Sonographers, Mid-level providers (NP, PA, CRNA, etc.). Get POCUS Certified and prove your proficiency in Point of Care Ultrasound
  • Case logs to apply towards hospital credentialing and POCUS certification
  • *CME Credit Listed Requires Full Participation in Online & Live Activities
  • Free CME-Z Card with Registration (Save 5-10% off all future Gulfcoast product purchases)

Overview

Blended Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform the core critical care ultrasound applications as outlined in the WINFOCUS and ACEP practice guidelines. These courses are taught by leading critical care ultrasound experts that incorporates comprehensive online lectures and interactive case presentations with fifteen (15) months unlimited access, featuring a (1) One Day (6 Hours) of 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scanning with live models and phantoms during the all-day scan-only workshop at our facility in St. Petersburg, FL. The Blended Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound Training is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need critical care ultrasound training. For the best ultrasound education experience, completion of the online course prior to hands on scanning is recommended.

Code: BCCSO-232
ID: 6113

Tuition

Advanced Registration: $1,995.00

Regular Registration: $2,195.00

Late Registration: $2,395.00

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.

The GCUS CME-Z Lifetime Discount will be activated in your account upon course registration.(A $9.95 Value) This discount gives you 5% off at checkout on all future purchases of Any Two Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Produced Educational Products. The discount increases to 10% when you purchase 3 or more at checkout.

*Products have to be purchased at the same time to receive CME-Z Lifetime Discount. Discount does not include course packs or registry review packages.


Registration Reimbursement Form

Audience

This vive, hands-on Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound course is designed for Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who have little or no experience performing and/or interpreting the core EM/CCU ultrasound examinations, but have a desire to expand their skills to integrate the core and/or advanced ultrasound applications into clinical practice. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to) critical care, emergency medicine, internal medicine, hospitalist, trauma surgeons, family practice, and primary care.

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

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

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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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

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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 Online Course

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.

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

Jan 1st-April 30th: $139 +tax | May 1st – Sept. 30th: $119 + tax
Oct 1st-Dec. 31st: $123 +tax
(Call 727.363.4500 for discounted rates)
Staybridge Suites
940 5th Ave. S | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Hotel Main Number: 727.828.9878

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

GCUS-The Ultimate Ultrasound Education Experience!

Since 1985, our facility has been dedicated to providing the highest quality continuing education and skills training in the diagnostic ultrasound profession.

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Blended Ultrasound Education from GCUS

Our Blended Courses combine one of GUI’s comprehensive “Online Courses” with a scanning workshop that exclusively features “Hands-On Scanning.”

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Schedule

Coming soon…

Topics

  • Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
  • Abdominal Scan Fundamentals
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Aorta
  • Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST)
  • Introduction to Lung Ultrasound: The Basics
  • Advanced Lung Ultrasound Applications
  • Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access
  • Ultrasound Guided Emergency & Critical Care Procedures
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Rapid Ultrasound for Shock & Hypotension
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Pericardial Effusions
  • Venous Ultrasound for Point of Care Applications
  • COVID-19: General Principles & US Applications

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 ultrasound evaluation of pneumothorax.
  • Demonstrate 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.
  • Demonstrate protocols for performing thoracentesis, pericardiocentesis, paracentesis, and lumbar puncture.
  • Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria into clinical practice.

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.

At MedicalCME.Center , we take user experience very seriously and thus always strive to improve. we hope this article will be beneficial for you.

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