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GCUS Introduction to Pediatric Ultrasound 2020 (Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute) (Videos + Exam-mode Quiz)


Introduction to Pediatric Ultrasound

Introduction to Pediatric Ultrasound Online Course is comprised of thirteen (13) modules and is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of pediatric ultrasound examination techniques. Imaging fundamentals, scan techniques for abdominal, neurosonography, neonatal spine, pediatric hip, and trauma applications are also included. Enrollment is valid for 12 months (365 days) and begins the moment the participant is enrolled. Extend your online course access another 3 months with the addition of an onsite hands-on workshop or registration for a regularly scheduled GCUS scan workshop.

Increase the participants’ knowledge to better perform and/or interpret pediatric ultrasound examinations.
State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
Identify normal and abnormal imaging characteristics of the pediatric urinary tract and GI tract.
Demonstrate protocols for evaluation of the trauma patient.
List the benefits of soft-tissue and MSK ultrasound in the pediatric patient.
Demonstrate ultrasound protocols for evaluation of the neonatal head, pediatric hip and spine.
Identify normal and abnormal characteristics of the neonatal head, pediatric hip, and spine.
Outline testicular ultrasound protocols and recognize commonly seen abnormalities.
Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic and treatment accuracy.

Sonographers, physicians and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpretation of pediatric ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to): radiology, neonatologists, pediatrics, emergency medicine, critical care, GI, and urology.


Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
Abdominal Sonography Anatomy and Scan Fundamentals
Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma
Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tract
Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Genitourinary System
Scrotal Ultrasound in the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Patient
Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Thyroid and Neck
Pediatric Ultrasound Case Studies
Advanced Thoracic Ultrasound for the Pediatric Patient
Ultrasound Evaluation of the Neonatal Spine
Ultrasound Evaluation of the Pediatric Hip
Introduction to Pediatric Neurosonology
Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in the Pediatric Patient

Date of Original Release: 3/5/2020
This edition valid for credit through: 3/5/2023