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March 1 - 2, 2018
Hotel Contessa, San Antonio

A hands-on primer to portable ultrasound at the bedside

"Fantastic--extremely well-organized, terrific/well-qualified presenters, and very practical/clinically oriented." – 2016 Attendee


Workshop Overview

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Workshop is a unique hands-on experience to teach providers bedside applications of portable ultrasound. During a series of hands-on sessions, participants will practice capturing specific ultrasound views on live models and patients under the guidance of experienced faculty. The hands-on sessions will be complemented by didactic lectures to improve the participants' knowledge of the indications, technical skills, and clinical integration of bedside ultrasound.

 

Target Audience

This workshop is designed for novice users of portable ultrasound.

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants

Why is this workshop unique?

  • Maximum hands-on practice with live models and actual patients
  • Small group workshops with low participant to faculty ratios
  • Curriculum designed to teach the highest-yield skills for clinicians
  • Discounted pricing significantly less than other courses

What can you expect to learn?

  • Fundamental principles of ultrasound technology and basic operation of a portable ultrasound machine
  • Techniques to perform bedside procedures with ultrasound guidance, including central venous catheterization, thoracentesis, paracentesis, and lumbar puncture
  • Techniques to perform focused diagnostic ultrasound examinations at the bedside, including imaging of the heart, lungs, and major abdominal organs
  • Indications basic protocols, and limitations of bedside ultrasound imaging
  • Practice interpretation of normal and abnormal ultrasound images




This course satisfies one of the program requirements for the SHM Point-of-care Ultrasound Certificate of Completion for Hospitalists.


Point-of-care Ultrasound CME Workshop

March 1-2, 2018


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Day 1

Time

Group 1 Group 2

0730 – 0800

Breakfast & Pre-test

0800 – 0810

Welcome & Course Overview

0810 – 0830

Getting Started: Ultrasound Equipment & Knobology

0830 – 0915

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Lecture

0915 – 0930

Break & Divide into 2 groups

0930 – 1030

Table 1:  Parasternal –long and short axis views
Table 2:  Apical 4-chamber view
Table 3:  Subcostal 4-chamber view & IVC

Practice Interpretation of Abnormal Cardiac Images

1030 – 1130

Practice Interpretation of Abnormal Cardiac Images

Table 1:  Parasternal –long and short axis views
Table 2:  Apical 4-chamber view
Table 3:  Subcostal 4-chamber view & IVC

1130 – 1200

DVT and Basic Vascular Ultrasound Didactic

1200 – 1300

Lunch

1300 – 1330

Lung/Pleural Ultrasound Lecture

1330 – 1415

Table 1:  Lungs/pleura & Thoracentesis
Table 2:  LE DVT
Table 3:  LE DVT

Practice Interpretation of Abnormal Lung, Pleural, and Vascular Images

1415 – 1500

Practice Interpretation of Abnormal Lung, Pleural, and Vascular Images

Table 1:  Lungs/pleura & Thoracentesis
Table 2:  LE DVT
Table 3:  LE DVT

1500 – 1515

Break & Transition

1515 – 1600

Vascular Access (Central & Peripheral), Lumbar Puncture

1600 – 1645

Table 1: Central venous access
Table 2: Peripheral venous access
Table 3: Lumbar puncture

Practice Interpretation of Abnormal Images

1645 – 1715

Practice Interpretation of Abnormal Images

Table 1: Central venous access
Table 2: Peripheral venous access
Table 3: Lumbar puncture

1715 – 1730

Wrap-up / Questions & Answers

1730

Adjourn


Day 2

Time
Group 1 Group 2

0730 – 0800

Breakfast

0800 – 0900

Abdominal Ultrasound & Paracentesis Lecture

0900 – 1000

Table 1:  Gallbladder (GB, MLF, portal triad)
Table 2:  Aorta & branches (celiac, SMA, iliacs)
Table 3:  FAST: RUQ – LUQ – Bladder & Paracentesis

Practice Interpretation of Abnormal Abdominal Images

1000 – 1015

Break & Transition

1015 – 1115

Practice Interpretation of Abnormal Abdominal Images

Table 1:  Gallbladder (GB, MLF, portal triad)
Table 2:  Aorta & branches (celiac, SMA, iliacs)
Table 3:  FAST: RUQ – LUQ – Bladder & Paracentesis

1115 – 1200

Skin, Soft Tissues, & Joints

1200 – 1300

Lunch

1300 – 1415

Lecture:  Shock (30min)
Lecture: Cardiac Arrest (30min) 

Table 1:  Patient scanning – CHF
Table 2:  Patient scanning – Cirrhosis          
Table 3:  Patient scanning – Other Pathologies

1415 – 1430

Break & Transition

1430 – 1545

Table 1:  Patient scanning – CHF
Table 2:  Patient scanning – Cirrhosis          
Table 3:  Patient scanning – Other Pathologies

Lecture:  Shock (30min)
Lecture: Cardiac Arrest (30min) 

1545 – 1630

Ultrasound Program Development &
Faculty Panel Discussion

1630 – 1700

Post-course test & Course Evaluation

       1700

Adjourn


 

Course Director

Nilam J. Soni, MD, MSc, FHM, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of General & Hospital Medicine
Department of Medicine
UT Health San Antonio


Current & Past Faculty

Craig A. Sisson, MD, RDMS, FACEP
Director, Division of Emergency Ultrasound
Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio


Christopher Gelabert, MD
Assistant Professor/Ultrasound Faculty
Department of Emergency Medicine
UT Health San Antonio

Ricardo Franco-Sadud, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Phillip Andrus, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Daniel Schnobrich, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
University of Minnesota

Ria Dancel, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Division of Hospital Medicine
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Peter Joseph Lee, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University


Dr. Robert Nathanson
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of General & Hospital Medicine
Department of Medicine
UT Health San Antonio


Benji Mathews, MD, FACP, SFHM, CLHM
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Ultrasound Director, Hospital Medicine, HealthPartners
Section Head, Hospital Medicine, Regions Hospital
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School



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Hotel Contessa

306 W. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Tel: (210) 229-9222
Web: http://www.thehotelcontessa.com

Room Block
All guest rooms at the Hotel Contessa are suites with a separate bedroom and living room that has a full-sized sofa bed. A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the special discounted rate below. 

To qualify for the special rate for the March 1 - 2, 2018 workshop, please reserve your room early. Spring is a very popular time on the San Antonio river. The workshop rate will expire on February 5, 2018

Please make your room reservations by calling either April Morales, Group Rooms Coordinator at 210-298-8017 or 1-866-435-0900 and state that you are with the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Workshop. All room reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. After the cut-off date, the hotel will release the unreserved rooms for general sale.

Guest Suite Rates
$179.00 Single
$179.00 Double
The above net non-commissionable rates are subject to tax, currently at 16.75% per room per night and the tax is subject to change without notice.

Amenity Fee
A nightly Amenity Fee of $3.00 plus 8.25% tax will be applicable. This includes business center services and printing, complimentary USA Today newspaper, fitness center access, free local and 800 phone calls.

Check-In Time:
 4:00 pm
Check-Out Time: 11:00 am

Attendees are responsible for all individual charges, room, tax and incidentals incurred at the Hotel. Payment of charges is due and payable upon check-out. The UT Health San Antonio Joe R. & Teresa Lazano Long School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education will not be responsible for any charges incurred.

Guarantee Policy

The Hotel requires that all reservations be guaranteed either by a credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa) or by a cash/check deposit for one night’s room and tax. Guarantee/deposit will not be refunded unless the individual reservation is cancelled forty eight (48) hours in advance.

Parking

Hotel Contessa offers valet parking at $17.00 per day for 1 car, and $36.00 overnight plus applicable taxes. Self-parking is available at local garages with daily prices ranging from $10.00-$15.00.



Registration Fees

March 1 - 2, 2018
Registration Fee Type
Registration Fee
Physicians/Other Learners
$1,350.00

Cancellations made on or before Feb. 1st will be refunded at 50% of the paid registration rate. Cancellations received after Feb. 1st will not be refunded.




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Bedside Ultrasound for Clinicians Workshop

March 1 - 2, 2018

Hotel Contessa
306 W. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

Continuing Medical Education Statement

The UT Health San Antonio Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UT Health San Antonio Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long San Antonio School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Part II
“Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 15.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. The Long School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education will submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.




 

"This is an excellent course which was very well organized! The depth of knowledge of ultrasound exhibited by Dr. Soni and the faculty was impressive. I learned new applications of ultrasound for evaluation of the thorax, specifically for detection of pneumothorax and interstitial edema and enhanced my knowledge of characterization of pleural and parenchymal lung disease with ultrasound." – 2016 Course Attendee

"An excellent course. Good review of the FAST, EFAST and cardiac pathologies. Paracenthesis, thoracenthesis, LP, DVT, IVC, aorta,new and very helpful." – 2015 Course Attendee

"Learned practical skills to enhance and accelerate clinical decision making in the day to day practice of EM" – 2014 Course Attendee

"I found this to be a very well organized course and material. I would recommend this to other colleagues." – 2016 Course Attendee

"Excellent hands-on course" - 2015 Course Attendee

"Instructors were great. Time was short, but I don't know how to improve on that short of making the conference 3 days long. I truly have no criticism of the course!!! Everything was great!" – 2014 Course Attendee

"I hope to use the US as a bedside tool for general primary care. The session was highly educational." – 2014 Course Attendee

"I learned the ease with which different pathology could be detected and the results used to improve patient care." – 2014 Course Attendee

"I felt the workshop was very educational and informative. Essentially, it gave me the fundamental skills and insight to use bedside US in the evaluation of all new and decompensating patients in the ICU." – 2016 Course Attendee


 

 

 

 

Kathy Tipton
Project Coordinator

UT Health San Antonio
P: (210) 743-6030| E: tiptonn@uthscsa.edu

Nilam J. Soni, MD, MSc, FHM, FACP
Course Director
UT Health San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7982
San Antonio, TX 78229
P: (210) 743-6030 | E: sonin@uthscsa.edu

Continuing Medical Education Office
Phone: (210) 567-4491 or 1(866) 601-4448
Email: cme@uthscsa.edu

 



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