CME INFORMATION

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Ultrasound for Clinicians

Ultrasound for Clinicians course
Ultrasound for Clinicians course
Ultrasound for Clinicians course
Ultrasound for Clinicians course

CME Instructions

Ultrasound for Clinicians is comprised of 9 online video presentations in addition to live instruction and hands-on training.  To claim CME credit for the online portions, the learner must complete the following steps for each online video presentation:

  1. Read the CME information on this page
  2. Watch and listen to the video presentation
  3. Answer the quiz questions and achieve a score of 75% or higher

Completion of the evaluation form is optional.

Designation

Hennepin County Medical Center designates this live activity (in-person lectures/discussion and hands-on instruction) for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hennepin County Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other healthcare providers who participate in this CME activity may submit their statement of attendance to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. Participants are responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Objectives

The course will help you improve your diagnostic and procedural use of ultrasound in the critical care units and emergency areas.  Following completion of the course, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe basic ultrasound physics.
  • Discuss the benefits of using sonography for central venous access.
  • Perform ultrasound-guided IV access on a procedure simulator.
  • Compare the accuracy of lung ultrasound versus chest radiography.
  • Apply a basic algorithm for using bedside ultrasound in shock.
  • Describe details of the Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) exam.
  • Evaluate cardiac function and fluid status with bedside ultrasound.

Accreditation

Hennepin County Medical Center is accredited by the Minnesota Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Faculty and Planning*

  • Robert F. Reardon, MD*, Course Chair, Director, Emergency Ultrasound Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center; Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • Anst Gelin, MD, Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Scott Joing, MD, Faculty Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • Andrew Laudenbach, MD, Faculty Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • Amy Osterman, aRDMS*, Sonographer Specialist, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Tom Pahl, PA-C, Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant; President, Holy Family Medical Inc., Director of Critical Care Ultrasound, Mille Lacs Health System, Onamia, MN
  • David W. Plummer, MD, Assistant Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • Mark Robidoux, MD, Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Andrea Rowland-Fischer, MD, Faculty Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

Disclosure

The course director, planners, speakers, Hennepin County Medical Center staff have indicated they have no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Disclaimer

The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

Contact Person

Bridget McGuire, Hennepin County Medical Center, Emergency Medicine
701 Park Avenue, Mail Code EM825, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1829
612-873-3508 or Contact Us Online

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CME Instructions

Stabilization Care Course is comprised of live instruction and hands-on training.

Objectives

  • Review Critical Aspects of Managing Cardiac Emergencies
  • Review Must Know Emergency Toxicology
  • Review Modern Emergency Airway Management
  • Review Critical Airway Techniques & Devices

Accreditation

Hennepin County Medical Center is accredited by the Minnesota Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Hennepin County Medical Center designates this live activity (in-person lectures/discussion and hands-on instruction) for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other healthcare providers who participate in this CME activity may submit their statement of attendance to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. Participants are responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Faculty and Planning*

  • Robert F. Reardon, MD*, Course Chair, Director, Emergency Ultrasound Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center; Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • James Miner, MD*, Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • Marc Martel, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • Stephen Smith, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • David W. Plummer, MD, Assistant Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • Scott Joing, MD*, Faculty Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Disclosure

The course director, planners, speakers, Hennepin County Medical Center staff have indicated they have no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Disclaimer

The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

Contact Person

Bridget McGuire, Hennepin County Medical Center, Emergency Medicine
701 Park Avenue, Mail Code EM825, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1829
612-873-3508 or Contact Us Online