Apply Clinical Ultrasound in your practice with a course designed for every physiatrist. Try ultrasound for the first time to see how it will best fit your area of specialty expertise. This course is designed for â€œevery physiatristâ€ to get started with applying ultrasound to patients with musculoskeletal and neurologic diagnoses for diagnostic and interventional applications. More interactive hands-on experiences than ever allow the clinician to begin to develop the understanding and manual skills needed to begin to improve their practice with clinical ultrasound. Over 9 hours of hands-on time will allow physiatrists truly experience ultrasound first hand.
- Use an ultrasound machine, applying the various components to acquire an image, properly annotate and document.
- Describe their understanding of surface structures and the relationship between regional anatomy, using ultrasound.
- Identify and differentiate structures typically examined in the neurologic and musculoskeletal system.
- Be able to describe the indications, advantages, and disadvantages of using ultrasound imaging in musculoskeletal and/or neurologic clinical applications including spasticity and pain.
- Modify the practice application of ultrasound to reflect current accepted uses and utilize a methodical approach when examining body regions.
- Alter practice efficiency with regards to the clinical application of ultrasound.
- Demonstrate improved visual-spatial and manual skill as it relates to needle tracking with ultrasound guidance.