Gulfcoast: Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tract

 

Overview

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tract Training Video is designed to provide an introduction to the ultrasound evaluation of the pediatric GI tract. Scan techniques/protocols, diagnostic criteria and ultrasound characteristics of the appendix, intussusceptions, and pyloric stenosis will be discussed.

Topics

  • Neonatal Cholestasis
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Acute Abdomen
  • Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis
  • Intussusception
  • Malrotation
  • Duplication Cyst
  • Meckel’s Diverticulum
  • Appendicitis
  • Liver Masses
  • Trauma

Objectives

  • State applications of point-of-care ultrasound unique to pediatrics.
  • Outline scan protocols and techniques for evaluation of the appendix and pediatric GI Tract.
  • Recognize ultrasound characteristics associated with GI disorders: appendicitis, intussusceptions and pyloric stenosis.
  • Integrate techniques to perform ultrasound of the pediatric GI tract.
  • Incorporate ultrasound into the clinical assessment and management of patients presenting with GI disorders.
  • Cite the limitations for ultrasound evaluation of the pediatric GI tract.

Audience

Sonographers, physicians, and other medical professionals who desire a comprehensive review of pediatric gastrointestinal ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) : pediatrics, pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric critical care, primary care and radiology.

Price : $ 10

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