Pediatric Point of Care Ultrasound
This 2-day course will familiarize the targeted audience to the uses of Point-of-Care Ultrasound with respect to the emergent and critically ill pediatric patient. It includes basic, advanced, and critical care applications and combines lectures with hands-on scanning on live models and phantoms. Supervision is provided by Point-of-Care Ultrasound trained faculty and Intensivists and Emergency Room (ER) physicians.
- Identify the indications for and limitations of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Pediatric General, Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
- Describe the principles of ultrasound operation, use of artifacts, and optimization of images.
- Conquer ultrasound equipment knobology and pitfalls.
- Explore various ultrasound equipment units in detail and learning transducer handling with systematic exercises.
- List indications and rationale for focused diagnostic ultrasound applications for cardiac, lung, and abdominal applications.
- Perform and interpret focused diagnostic ultrasound for cardiac, lung, and abdominal applications.
- Master ultrasonography of clinically relevant vessels.
- Being able to place vascular access by ultrasound
- Understand the basics of nerve blocks and neuraxial by ultrasound
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes