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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Hemophilia - April 2019
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Hemophilia, presented by UC San Diego School of Medicine, is a 2 ½ day hands-on course developed to provide training in musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) specific to hemophilic joint disease. The objective of the course is to enable hemophilia physicians to use MSKUS as a point-of care imaging tool to assist with the diagnosis and treatment of joint pains. The course is geared towards hemophilic joint disease to recognize joint bleeding, synovial hypertrophy and synovitis, cartilage degradation, osteochondral lesions and other structural joint abnormalities.
Activity Details
Activity Name: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Hemophilia - April 2019
Description: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Hemophilia, presented by UC San Diego School of Medicine, is a 2 ½ day hands-on course developed to provide training in musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) specific to hemophilic joint disease. The objective of the course is to enable hemophilia physicians to use MSKUS as a point-of care imaging tool to assist with the diagnosis and treatment of joint pains. The course is geared towards hemophilic joint disease to recognize joint bleeding, synovial hypertrophy and synovitis, cartilage degradation, osteochondral lesions and other structural joint abnormalities.
Course Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe MSKUS basics and knobology
  • Operate an ultrasound machine
  • Describe sonoanatomy of ankles, knees and elbows
  • Apply standard transducer positions for hemophilia joint ultrasound
  • Distinguish bloody from non-bloody effusions
  • Perform a diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound recognizing hemarthrosis, synovitis and structural abnormalities (meniscus, tendons, ligaments)
  • Quantify synovial hypertrophy and synovitis by Power Doppler
  • Quantify cartilage health and osteochondral lesions
Location Information
Meeting Location: Hemophilia & Thrombosis Treatment Center at UC San Diego Health
Meeting Location URL: https://cme.ucsd.edu/muh/location.html
Location Address: 9333 Genesee Avenue, Suite 310
Location City: San Diego
Location State: CA
Location Postal Code: 92121
Location Country: US
Activity Information
Start Date: 4/24/2019
End Date: 4/26/2019
Fees: $2,250
Meeting URL: https://cme.ucsd.edu/muh/index.html
Credit Information
Credit Amount: 19.75
Credit Unit: Credits
Accreditation: ACCME - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education > AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Activity Learning Format: Live Activity
Accreditor/Sponsor
Sponsor Name: UC San Diego School of Medicine
Sponsor Address: 9500 Gilman Drive, MC0947
Sponsor City: La Jolla
Sponsor State: CA
Sponsor Postal Code: 92093
Sponsor Country: US
Sponsor Phone: 858-534-3940
Sponsor Email: ocme@ucsd.edu
Contact Information
Contact Name: Marlene Zepeda
Contact Phone: 858-534-3940
Contact Email: ocme@ucsd.edu

Type:     Live Activity
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