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Point of Care Ultrasound for the Hospitalist
The UCSF Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) for the Hospitalist Workshop is a hands-on experience to learn the techniques of bedside ultrasound. Live demonstrations, case review, and didactics will complement hours of hands-on practice sessions. Participants will gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to integrate bedside ultrasound into clinical practice.
Activity Details
Activity Name: Point of Care Ultrasound for the Hospitalist
Description: The UCSF Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) for the Hospitalist Workshop is a hands-on experience to learn the techniques of bedside ultrasound. Live demonstrations, case review, and didactics will complement hours of hands-on practice sessions. Participants will gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to integrate bedside ultrasound into clinical practice.
Course Objectives: This course is an Approved 2-day POCUS Course for the SHM POCUS Certificate of Completion . At the end of the workshop, a participant will have enhanced skills and strategies to:
  1. Apply the fundamental principles of ultrasound technology and perform basic operation of a portable ultrasound machine;
  2. Utilize techniques to perform bedside ultrasound for the purpose of procedural guidance (paracentesis, thoracentesis, central venous catheter placement, and lumbar puncture);
  3. Utilize techniques to perform focused diagnostic ultrasound examinations at the bedside, including imaging of the heart, lungs, and major abdominal organs;
  4. Recognize the indications for basic point of care ultrasound exams and protocols, in light of the clinical utility and limitations of bedside ultrasound imaging;
  5. Practice interpretation of normal and abnormal ultrasound images.
Location Information
Meeting Location: UCSF Parnassus Campus
Location Address: 513 Parnassus Avenue (Medical Sciences Building)
Location City: San Francisco
Location State: CA
Location Postal Code: 94143
Location Country: US
City Information URL: https://www.sftravel.com/
Activity Information
Start Date: 10/20/2019
End Date: 10/21/2019
Meeting Size: 36
Fees: Physicians $1,450
Advanced Practice Professionals $1,450
Meeting URL: https://www.ucsfcme.com/2020/MDM20P02/info.html
Credit Information
Credit Amount: 13.75
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: University of California San Francisco
Sponsor Address: 3333 California Street, Suite 450
Sponsor City: San Francisco
Sponsor State: CA
Sponsor Postal Code: 94118
Sponsor Country: US
Sponsor Phone: 415-476-4251
Sponsor Email: info@ocme.ucsf.edu
Contact Information
Contact Name: Dawn Bohlmann
Contact Email: dawn.bohlmann@ucsf.edu

Type:     Live Activity
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