Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Image Portfolio

 
SUMMARY

The SHM POCUS Portfolio is designed to foster self-directed learning while providing feedback and advanced skills training. Participants will assemble a portfolio of specific images to be reviewed and approved by a faculty member via the internet. Expect a productive educational experience that will foster ongoing scanning practice and yield high-quality image acquisition. You will need to have access to an ultrasound machine with image storage capability. The emphasis for portfolio development will be on image quality.

GOAL

Learners will practice their image acquisition skills and gain proficiency in acquisition.  

Target Audience

This activity is designed for any healthcare providers that care for acutely ill patients (physicians, advanced care providers), primarily specializing in hospital medicine, internal medicine, family medicine, critical care, and emergency medicine.

Learning Objectives

After completing the activity, the participant should be able to:

  1. Achieve proficiency in acquiring standard POCUS views on healthy volunteers or patients that demonstrate normal or abnormal findings.
  2. Understand of techniques to optimize ultrasound images through probe manipulation and adjustment of machine settings while acquiring standard POCUS views.
  3. Be familiar with normal findings and recognize grossly abnormal findings in standard POCUS views.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.00 ABIM MOC Self Evaluation Points
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 17.00 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. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
01/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2023
Member cost:
$0.00
Your cost:
$0.00
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FACULTY & FACULTY DISCLOSURES
The planners and faculty for this activity have no relevant relationships to disclose unless otherwise listed.

Activity Directors

Ricardo Franco Sadud, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Central Florida, College of Medicine
Associate Program Director,
NCH Healthcare System Internal Medicine Residency
Academic Hospitalist Director, NCH
Point of Care Ultrasound Director, NCH

Nilam J. Soni, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine 
Department of Medicine
University of Texas Health San Antonio 

SHM CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURE POLICY

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, SHM requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. SHM resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. All relevant financial relationships shall be disclosed to participants prior to the start of the activity.

Furthermore, SHM seeks to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing medical education (CME) activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. SHM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities that promote improvements in healthcare and not those of a commercial interest.

Accreditation Statement:

The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement:

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 17 MOC point 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. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURE POLICY

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, SHM requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. SHM resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. All relevant financial relationships shall be disclosed to participants prior to the start of the activity.

Furthermore, SHM seeks to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing medical education (CME) activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. SHM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities that promote improvements in healthcare and not those of a commercial interest.

Available Credit

  • 17.00 ABIM MOC Self Evaluation Points
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 17.00 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. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Price

Member cost:
$0.00
Your cost:
$0.00
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