Course Description

This course comprehensively reviews the application of musculoskeletal ultrasound for performing diagnostic studies and guiding interventional procedures in the upper and lower limbs. Expert faculty demonstrate the common pathologies and relevant ultrasound-guided procedures for patients presenting with regional complaints in the shoulder, elbow, hand-wrist, hip, knee, and ankle-foot. Core lectures are supplemented by faculty-supervised hands-on experience, both scanning live models and performing ultrasound-guided procedures on unembalmed cadavers. New this year, attendees will have the opportunity to scan with the expert and ask questions, while scanning. 

Target Audience

This course is designed to meet the needs of learners who already have experience in musculoskeletal ultrasound, but would like to bring their diagnostic and interventional skills to a higher level. The course material is appropriate for physicians, chiropractors, podiatrists, sonographers, and other health care professionals who evaluate and treat patients with regional musculoskeletal disorders.

Course Objectives

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the sonographic appearance of commonly encountered pathologies in the upper and lower limbs as well as the important role of ultrasound-guided procedures in the treatment of these pathologies.
  2. Outline the steps necessary for successful completion of ultrasound-guided interventional musculoskeletal procedures.
  3. Discuss the indications and techniques for basic ultrasound-guided procedures, such as aspirations and injections, as well as more advanced procedures, such as percutaneous needle tenotomy, needle release of the carpal tunnel, and platelet-rich plasma injections.

Disclosure Policy

As a provider accredited by the ACCME, the AIUM must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course director(s), Planning Committee members, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity so that the AIUM may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest before the activity. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials, along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity.

Program Cochairs:

Faculty:

  • Johan Michaud, MD
  • Robert Monaco, MD, MPH, RMSK
  • Humberto Rosas, MD

Hands-on Proctors:

  • Daryl Barnes, MD
  • John Dlugosz, BS, RDMS, RMSK
  • Umer Khan, MD
  • Sean Martin, MD
  • Bill Medford, RDMS, RMSK
  • Patrick Meyers, BS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
  • Wayne Smith, DPT, ATC, RMSK

Hands-on Diagnostic and Interventional MSK Ultrasound

Where:
Andrews Research & Education Foundation
1020 Gulf Breeze Pkwy.
Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561

When:
June 8-11, 2017

 

AIUM Member:    $2500 – Before April 6, 2017; $2700 – After April 6, 2017
Nonmember:        $2900 – Before April 6, 2017;  $3100 – After April 6, 2017
Resigtration

Accommodations:
Margaritaville Beach Hotel
165 Fort Pickens Road
Pensacola Beach, Florida, 32561

RSVP for hotel accommodations, 850-916-9755

http://www.margaritavillehotel.com/

Room Type: Single King or Double Queen Standard Guest Room

Room Rate/Night: $279 single/double plus applicable taxes

Group Code: Andrews Institute 209368

To receive discounted rate: reservations must be made no later than May 10, 2017, based on availability.

Accreditation Statement

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities for physicians.

Designation Statement

The AIUM designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credits for Sonographers

Sonographers participating in AIUM educational activities may earn credits toward maintaining their professional certification from the following organizations:

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) The ARDMS accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) The AIUM is a Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) for the ARRT. This educational activity is approved by the AIUM for 21.5 ARRT Category A Credits.

Preliminary Agenda

 

 Thurs, June 8, 2017

 

7:30am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:10am

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

8:20am

Overview of Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

9:05am

General Principles of US-guided interventions

Break

10:05am

Ultrasound of Shoulder Pathology

10:35am

Shoulder Therapeutics

11:00am

Cadaver Demo: Shoulder Procedures

11:25am

Ultrasound of Elbow Pathology

11:45am

Elbow Therapeutics

12:10pm

Cadaver Demo: Elbow Procedures

12:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm

Ultrasound of Hand and Wrist Pathology

1:55pm

Hand and Wrist Therapeutics

2:20pm

Cadaver Demo: Hand and Wrist Procedures

Break

2:55pm

Ultrasound of Knee Pathology

3:25pm

Knee Therapeutics

3:50pm

Cadaver Demo: Knee Procedures

4:20pm

Question and Answers

4:45pm

Adjourn

 

Friday, June 9, 2017

 

7:30am

Continental Breakfast

8:00am

Welcome

8:15am

Ultrasound of Hip pathology

8:45am

Ultrasound of Inguinal Hernias and Athletic Pubalgia

9:10am

Hip / Pelvis Therapeutics

9:35am

Cadaver Demo: Hip / Pelvis Procedures

Break

10:15am

Ankle and Foot Pathology

10:45am

Ankle and Foot Therapeutics

11:10am

Cadaver Demo: Ankle and Foot Procedures

11:30am

Question and Answers

12:00pm

Adjourn

 

Sat, June 10, 2017

 

7:00am

Continental Breakfast

7:30am

Shoulder Breakout Groups

8:45am

Shoulder Breakout Groups

Break

10:15am

Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Breakout Groups: Ask the Expert, Cadaver Lab, and Learning Labs/Live Model Scanning*

11:30am

Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Breakout Groups: Ask the Expert, Cadaver Lab, and Learning Labs/Live Model Scanning*

12:45pm

Question and Answers

1:00pm

Adjourn

 

 

Sun, June 11, 2017

 

7:00am

Continental Breakfast

7:30am

Hip and Pelvis Breakout Groups: Ask the Expert, Cadaver Lab, and Learning Labs/Live Model Scanning*

8:45am

Hip and Pelvis Breakout Groups: Ask the Expert, Cadaver Lab, and Learning Labs/Live Model Scanning*

Break

10:15am

Ankle, Foot, and Knee Breakout Groups: Ask the Expert, Cadaver Lab, and Learning Labs/Live Model Scanning*

11:30am

Ankle, Foot, and Knee Breakout Groups: Ask the Expert, Cadaver Lab, and Learning Labs/Live Model Scanning*

12:45pm

Question and Answers

1:00 pm

Adjourn

*During the breakout sessions, groups will be divided into thirds and rotate after 25 minutes to the next group (for example, if you start in the Cadaver Lab group, you will be there 25 minutes, and then, move on to the next group Learning Labs/Live Model group, and finally, to Ask the Expert group).