Monthly Archives: February 2011

Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Course 2011

Scanning 500x275 Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Course 2011

On March 7, 2011 the Division of Emergency Ultrasound will host its annual hands-on CME course at Mount Sinai. Targeted at clinicians in emergency and critical care settings, the course consists of presentations by national faculty and plenty of hands-on scanning with live models.

Course highlights:

  • Basic to advanced topics covered
  • Organ system-based approach to bedside ultrasound use
  • Faculty with international experience in ultrasound education
  • Diagnostic applications as well as procedure guidance covered

Both experienced sonographers and neophytes will benefit from small group sizes and an interactive course design.

Additional information is available on the CME Course Page, or download our Brochure.

Registration for the course is open!

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Top 3 Articles: Ultrasound guided Central Venous Catheter Insertion

ij setup2 Top 3 Articles: Ultrasound guided Central Venous Catheter InsertionThe literature for using ultrasound guidance in placing a central venous line is robust. There are many articles espousing the benefits of ultrasound guidance: reduced number of attempts, reduced complication rate, increased first pass success rate. So, it is indeed difficult to narrow down to a finger count of 3 articles. But if one were to spend time reading just 3 articles that define the topic, these 3 should be as good as any. Continue reading