On-Demand Point-of-Care Ultrasound Webinars

Alternatives for Opioids for Pain Management in the Emergency Department

On Demand Presentation / Alexis LaPietra, D.O. presents novel medications and modalities for the management of acute pain in the emergency department. She discusses ultrasound guided regional anesthesia and its importance in managing the pain associated with fractures and dislocations. Additionally, she presents evidence to support the use of trigger point injections and a multi-modal analgesic approach for musculoskeletal pain.

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Ultrasound in Hemodialysis: Assessment and Ultrasound-guided Cannulation for Dialysis Nurses

On Demand Presentation / Dianne DuToit, Clinical Nurse Consultant in Dialysis and Vascular Access, presents Ultrasound in Hemodialysis: Assessment and Ultrasound-guided Cannulation for Dialysis Nurses. In this webinar, she discusses the basic ultrasound principles, describes the benefits of ultrasound use in the dialysis setting, identifies anatomic structures on an ultrasound image, creates a “map” of the AVF and AVG utilizing ultrasound, and shows how to successfully insert a dialysis needle into a “phantom” arm using ultrasound guidance.

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Point-of-Care Echocardiography – Part 2: Doppler Principles

On Demand Presentation / Robert Arntfield, MD presents Doppler principles and how they relate to point-of-care echocardiography. This webinar introduces viewers to techniques and terms that can be applied to more advanced concepts in echocardiography. Dr. Arntfield discusses some of the types of Doppler, reviews best probe positioning when utilizing Doppler, and describes how to optimize color Doppler.

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Veterinary Ultrasound/F.L.A.S.H. Exam

On Demand Presentation / In this webinar, Tracy Norman, VMD, DACVIM presents the appropriate application of the Fast Localized Abdominal Sonography of Horses, also known as the F.L.A.S.H exam. She reviews the technique and relevant anatomy, and provides relevant examples of commonly identified pathology.

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Focused Cardiac Ultrasound (FoCUS)

On Demand Presentation /Dr. Stephen Haskins presents the emerging role of focused cardiac ultrasound as a powerful tool for the anesthesiologist in the perioperative setting. He discusses how point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) changes the way patients should be evaluated, and how medical decisions are made. He highlights ultrasound as a change agent for the future of the physical exam, and explains how technology has the ability to rapidly bridge the education and experience gap in medicine. Dr. Haskins also describes the differences between the transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) and the transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), shows the different focused cardiac ultrasound (FoCUS) views, and discusses a literature review on POCUS in perioperative care, including the FATE protocol.

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A Four-Year Undergraduate Ultrasound Curriculum

On Demand Presentation /Dr. Peter Steinmetz, Director of Undergraduate Bedside Ultrasound Teaching at McGill University presents this webinar to describe how ultrasound helps students learn anatomy and improve their clinical assessment, demonstrate how to start and integrate ultrasound into an already-full curriculum, and outline ways to develop faculty and resources to support an ultrasound curriculum in a four-year undergraduate program.

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