2016 Point-of-care Ultrasound for the Hospitalist PM

San Diego, CA US
March 6, 2016

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Appreciate the basics of ultrasound physics and technology and the fundamentals to operate a portable ultrasound machine (“knobology”).
  2. Differentiate between the different types of ultrasound transducers and select the correct transducer type for various point-of-care applications. 
  3. Demonstrate proper techniques to perform a focused cardiac and lung ultrasound exam and recognize common thoracic pathologies by interpreting abnormal thoracic ultrasound images.
  4. Visualize the normal sonographic appearance of abdominal solid organs and vasculature of the neck and lower extremities, and interpret a series of abnormal ultrasound images to recognize gross pathologies.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/06/2016 - 1:00pm EST
Event ends: 
03/06/2016 - 5:00pm EST
Your cost:
San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Accreditation and Designation Statement: 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Blackwell Futura Media Services and the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). Blackwell Futura Media Services is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

Blackwell Futura Media Services designates this live meeting for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty AffiliationsCompany
Nilam J. Soni, MD, FHM, FACPNothing to Disclose  
Ricardo Franco, MDNothing to Disclose   
Daniel Schnobrich, MDNothing to Disclose   
Nitin PuriNothing to Disclose  
Kirk T. Spencer, MD, FASENothing to Disclose  



Faculty TrainersAffiliationsCompany
Ria Dancel, MD, FAAPNothing to Disclose 
Alycia P. Lee, BS, RVT, RDCSNothing to Disclose 
Carolina Candotti, MD    Nothing to Disclose  
Saaid Abdel-Ghani, MDNothing to Disclose  
Venkat Kalidindi, MD, FHMNothing to Disclose 
David Tierney, MD, FACPNothing to Disclose  
Benji K. Mathews, MD, FACPNothing to Disclose  
Gerard Salame, MDNothing to Disclose 
Joel Cho, MD, RPVI, RDCS    Nothing to Disclose  
Trevor Prosch Jensen, MD, MSNothing to Disclose 

Available Credit

  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


Your cost:
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