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Description

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 “every physiatrist” 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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.
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