Ultrasound ECHO Symposium

Scranton, PA US
December 7, 2023 to December 8, 2023

The learners will further knowledge base and technical skills for POCUS and bedside Echocardiography. The learners will benefit from POCUS didactics and hands on scanning on live models.

Target Audience

This course is designed for all critical care staff such as, physicians, advanced practitioners, respiratory therapists and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • analyze the need for Critical Care Ultrasound
  • operate bedside Ultrasound equipment and apply techniques learned in the course
  • analyze the hemodynamic status of the patient and respond appropriately
Refund Policy
A full refund will be given for any cancellations received up to one week prior to the course.  No refunds for no-shows. 
 
Course Cancellation Policy
In the unusual circumstance that this course is cancelled, you will be called and/or emailed, and any tuition fees received would be refunded in full.  Geisinger is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred.
 
Attendance
Your attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of the activity on your continuing education transcript.  

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 14.00 ANCC
  • 14.00 AOA Category 1-A
  • 14.00 Approved for AMA Credit
  • 14.00 Contact Hours
Course opens: 
08/07/2023
Course expires: 
12/22/2023
Event starts: 
12/07/2023 - 7:30am EST
Event ends: 
12/08/2023 - 4:00pm EST
Cost:
$350.00
Rating: 
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Day 1

7:30 AM
Breakfast, Sign-in, Pre-test, Welcome
8:00 AM
Introduction to POCUS/Ultrasound Physics
8:30 AM
The Echocardiography Exam and Windows
9:00 AM
LV Systolic Function
9:30 AM - Break
9:45 AM
Right Heart Evaluation
10:15 AM
Lung Ultrasound
10:45 AM
MKS Shoulder Ultrasound
11:15 AM - Lunch
12:15 PM
Skills Stations
3:15 PM
Evaluations and Adjournment

Day 2

7:30 AM
Breakfast and Sign-In
8:00 AM
Vascular Access
8:30 AM
Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks
9:00 AM
POCUS-Lower Extremity DVT
9:30 AM - Break
9:45 AM
EFAST
10:15 AM
Volume Assessment IVC and VTI
10:45 AM
Tamponade
11:15 AM Lunch
12:15 PM
Skill Stations
3:45 PM
Evaluations and Adjournment

 

Geisinger Community Medical Center
1800 Mulberry Street
Scranton, PA 18510
United States

Travel

The Geisinger Community Medical Center is located about one mile from Interstate 81, Exit 260 towards Wilkes-Barre and the River Street Exit 184 towards PA Route 307. It is immediately accessible from Route 11 (Mulberry Street, Scranton).

Accreditation

In Support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

The Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statements

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

The Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this program for a maximum of 14 AOA Category 1-A Credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in the activity.

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this activity for 14 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 14 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 

Disclosure Policy 

Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 

Available Credit

  • 14.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 14.00 ANCC
  • 14.00 AOA Category 1-A
  • 14.00 Approved for AMA Credit
  • 14.00 Contact Hours

Price

Cost:
$350.00
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