Ultrasound ECHO Symposium

July 25, 2024 to July 26, 2024

This is a live, in-person educational activity. Learners should attend this to further knowledge base and technical skills for POCUS and bedside echocardiography. Learners will benefit from POCUS didactics and hands on scanning on live models. 

Target Audience

This activity is designed for 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.  Credit will display on your continuing education transcript once the activity evaluation is completed.  
 
 
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 12.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 12.00 ANCC
    • 12.00 AOA Category 1-A
    • 12.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 12.00 Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    01/30/2024
    Course expires: 
    08/09/2024
    Event starts: 
    07/25/2024 - 7:00am EDT
    Event ends: 
    07/26/2024 - 4:30pm EDT
    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 GEMS Center
    100 North Academy Ave.
    Danville, PA
    United States
    +1 (570) 217-6692

    Geisinger Faculty

    Abbas Ali, MD
    Activity Director
    Associate, Critical Care Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Terry Bauch, MD
    Associate, Cardiology
    Geisinger Wyoming Valley
     
    Dell Simmons, MD
    Associate, Critical Care Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Bo Zhu, MD
    Associate, Emergency Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center
    Geisinger Wyoming Valley

    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 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 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 ­­12 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 12 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 12 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

     

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 12 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

     

     

     

    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

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

    Price

    Cost:
    $350.00
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