Accreditation Statement / Objectives

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American College of Legal Medicine and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: A Comprehensive Approach. The American College of Legal Medicine is accredited by the ACME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME CREDIT

The American College of Legal Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

INTRODUCTORY TRACK

Suggested for participants who are developing scanning techniques and joint scanning protocols.

INTERMEDIATE TRACK

Suggested for registrants who have attended prior musculoskeletal ultrasound courses, who are able to demonstrate normal anatomy, and who are comfortable with common pathology (i.e. those who have scanned >100 patients).

DIDACTIC PRESENTATIONS AND HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS
  • Become familiar with the anatomy of the extremities
  • List the basic components of extremity ultrasound techniques
  • Scan a subject using ultrasound and recognize major anatomical structures
  • Recognize common pathology of the musculoskeletal system as seen at ultrasound
  • Become familiar with ultrasound-guided interventional techniques
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Concurrent Introductory and Intermediate Tracks
  • Electronic course syllabus included
  • Limited registration to ensure ample hands-on experience and close supervision
  • Additional independent scanning open to participants each afternoon
  • Optional Tuesday afternoon workshop for review and to address specific questions / applications with faculty
  • Opportunity to use and compare several ultrasound machines from various companies
  • Afternoons free for independent study, relaxation, or recreation
  • Continental breakfast included each morning
TARGET AUDIENCE

This course will be of interest to radiologists, ultrasound technologists, and others in
fields related to the musculoskeletal system. Those without musculoskeletal ultrasound
experience, as well as those wanting to refine skills are welcome.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR INTRODUCTORY AND INTERMEDIATE TRACKS

Each participant will be assigned to a Workshop Group, limited to 5 people per group.
Hands-on interventional workshops require handling of needles, raw turkey, and pig feet.

*Independent scanning will be available Saturday - Tuesday afternoons

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