Gulfcoast : Pre-Hospital Ultrasound 2020

 

Overview

Pre-hospital ultrasound can be a valuable tool to rapidly diagnose a variety of conditions associated with trauma and/or critically ill patients, including those who potentially have the COVID-19 virus. Pre-Hospital focused evaluation of the heart, lungs, and abdomen can provide a rapid and safe method to improve the time to diagnose and/or treat these patients resulting with increased patient safety, satisfaction, and over-all improved patient outcomes in time-sensitive situations.

Topics

  • Imaging Fundamentals
  • Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals
  • Focused Ultrasound Evaluation of the Abdominal Aorta
  • E-FAST (Abdominal Trauma and basic lung)
  • Thoracic Ultrasound: Basic and Advanced Techniques (pneumothorax, pneumonia/consolidation, pulmonary edema)
  • Cardiac Anatomy/Physiology
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Rapid Ultrasound in Shock and Hypotension (RUSH)
  • Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Vascular Access

Objectives

  • Increase participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret focused pre-hospital/emergency ultrasound examinations.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (E-FAST exam) and pneumothorax.
  • Demonstrate lung ultrasound techniques for evaluation of pneumothorax, pneumonia/consolidation, and pulmonary edema.
  • Perform scan protocols for focused evaluation of the aorta and adult heart.
  • State an algorithm for uses of bedside ultrasound during cardiac arrest, shock & hypotension.
  • Outline scan techniques for performing ultrasound guided peripheral vascular access

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