Ultrasound for Anesthesiologists

June 12, 2020 to June 14, 2020

Target Audience

Pediatric Primary Care Physicians, Family Practice Physicians, and Advanced Practice Providers (PA, DNP, CRNP) who practice in the northwestern, and northern southwestern PA counties.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the basics of ultrasound and ultrasound machine knobology for image optimization.
  • Learn basic transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography views Learn non cardiac point of care ultrasound utilities Learn the practical problem based approach of using point of care ultrasound in the operating room and intensive care unit Understand regional anesthesia anatomy.
  • Understand the recent advances in nerve blocks commonly used in anesthesia.
  • Understand the procedure of performing regional nerve blocks.
  • Prepare for the basic echocardiography boards conducted by National Board of Echocardiography.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/15/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
06/12/2020 - 6:00am
Event ends: 
06/14/2020 - 6:00pm
Herberman Conference Center
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

This activity is approved for the following credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/15/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Please login or register to take this course.

If you have any questions, please contact Barb Chismar at 412-692-4505 or chisbn@upmc.edu.