ICUS Basic Training Abdominal CEUS - San Diego

ICUS Basic Training - Abdominal CEUS Let's Get Started!

October 27-28, 2018

University of California, San Diego
Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building

Hosted by Yuko Kono, MD, PhD

CME information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS). The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Illinois State Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Registration

Registration is $100 per program, including program materials and meals. Students and trainees will receive a $50 refund after showing appropriate ID when checking in for the program.

To register, please visit: www.regonline.com/ceusbasictrainingabdominalceussandiegoca

Registration does not include transportation or lodging, which must be arranged by participants.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Prepare and inject a microbubble contrast agent according to the specific requirements for that agent.

  2. Perform a basic CEUS examination of the liver.

  3. Identify liver malignancy on the basis of CEUS images showing nodule washout in the portal venous phase.

  4. Provide diagnoses for benign liver masses based on their specific enhancement patterns in the arterial phase.

  5. Categorize liver nodules shown on CEUS in those at risk for HCC according to ACR LI-RADS.

  6. Select appropriate patients for CEUS examination recognizing the contributions of CEUS to vascular imaging.

Contact US

Host: Yuko Kono This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Assistant: Andrea Jefferson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel: 619-543-2675

Location:

UCSD, Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building 9452 Medical Center Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037

For more information, please view the attached document here

CEUS Basic Training - New York; Exhibitors Information

ICUS Basic Training - Let's Get Started!

New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
29 and 30 September, 2018

Important information for ICUS sponsors and exhibitors

Abdominal CEUS
Saturday, September 29
Host - Stephanie Wilson, MD - Professor of Medicine, University of Calgary  

Cardiovascular CEUS
Sunday, September 30
Host - Marty Goldman, MD

Registration
Complimentary registrations - For ICUS sponsors:  Each Silver sponsor of ICUS is entitled to 10 complimentary registrations per program.  Additional complimentary registrations are available for partners supporting ICUS at higher levels.   Sponsors should use code:  CBTSponsor  at registration checkout.

General registration:  General registration is $100 per program.  Students and trainees will receive a $50 refund after showing appropriate ID when checking in for the program.  Registration does not include transportation or lodging, which must be arranged by participants.

Online registration links and agendas for New York, NY programs:

Cardiac CEUS (Saturday, April 21):     www.regonline.com/ceusbasictrainingcardiacceusnewyorkny
Abdominal CEUS (Sunday, April 22):     www.regonline.com/ceusbasictrainingabdominalceusnewyorkny        

Exhibitor information

No cost - Each ICUS sponsor may exhibit its equipment and/or agent at no cost.
Location:  New York Academy of Medicine
Address:  1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Contact person for New York exhibits
    Jacqueline Wilkens -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Miscellaneous
Exhibitor responsibilities: Exhibitors will be responsible for moving their equipment from the loading dock, setting it up, staffing their exhibit, and removal of their equipment on Monday.      
Security: Equipment will be stored in a locked room before and after the program, but the room will be unattended.
Certificate of Insurance:  Each exhibitor must provide a Certificate of Insurance prior to delivery of the equipment.  The COI should be sent to Jacqueline Wilkens at the email address provided above.
 

Future ICUS "Basic Training"  programs - 2018

San Diego - October 27-28  
Abdominal CEUS  - Host: Yuko Kono, MD

For additional information, please contact:
Stephanie Wilson - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Steve Feinstein - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CEUS Basic Training - New York; Abdominal CEUS Program/Agenda

ICUS Basic Training - Abdominal CEUS
Let's Get Started!

New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Host: Stephanie Wilson, MD

Program description:  Abdominal CEUS
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Prepare and inject a microbubble contrast agent according to the specific requirements for that agent;
  • Perform a basic CEUS examination of the liver;
  • Interpret liver CEUS images as showing malignancy on the basis of nodule washout in the portal venous phase;
  • Provide accurate diagnoses for benign liver masses based on their specific enhancement patterns in the arterial phase;
  • Categorize liver nodules shown on CEUS in those at risk for HCC according to ACR LI-RADS; and
  • Select appropriate patients for CEUS examination recognizing the contributions of CEUS to vascular imaging.

CME information
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS).  The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Registration
Registration is $100 per program, including program materials and meals.  Students and trainees will receive a $50 refund after showing appropriate ID when checking in for the program.  Registration does not include transportation or lodging, which must be arranged by participants. To register please visit:  www.regonline.com/ceusbasictrainingabdominalceusnewyorkny


Agenda
7:30 am        Registration, coffee, visit exhibits

8:00- 8:10        Welcome
 
8:10 – 9:00        Microbubble contrast agents and their imaging techniques
9:00 - 10:00            Tips of the trade:  How to perform terrific CEUS
10:00 -10:30    A CEUS examination: What images do you need?  
10:30 - 10:45     Break
10:45 - 11:30      The fundamentals for interpretation of liver CEUS

11:30 – 12:00           Questions: Yours and mine

12:00 – 1:30                  Exhibits / Lunch Break   

1:30 - 2:15        HCC and other malignant tumors of the liver              
 
2:15 - 2:45        The fundamentals for interpretation of renal CEUS
 
2:45 - 3:00        Coffee         

3:00 - 3:30        The spectrum of uses of CEUS in the abdomen
3:30 - 4:30        An interactive quiz: CEUS case studies


For additional information, please contact:
Stephanie Wilson - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Steve Feinstein - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CEUS Basic Training - New York; Cardiac CEUS Program/Agenda

ICUS Basic Training - Cardiovascular CEUS
Let's Get Started!

New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Host: Martin Goldman, MD

Program description:  Cardiovascular CEUS
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify specific clinical cases that would benefit from CEUS and potentially improve clinical outcomes;
  • Perform a basic CEUS examination for specific applications;
  • Interpret the enhancement changes which occur following microbubble contrast agent injection;
  • Set up a CEUS laboratory with required supplies, protocols and ordering/compliance mechanisms in place, and with involvement of hospital administration;
  • Interpret and apply relevant CEUS labeling; and
  • Report and submit reimbursement forms for CEUS usage.

CME information
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS).  The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration
Registration is $100 per program, including program materials and meals.  Students and trainees will receive a $50 refund after showing appropriate ID when checking in for the program.  Registration does not include transportation or lodging, which must be arranged by participants.  To register please visit:   www.regonline.com/ceusbasictrainingcardiacceusnewyorkny

Agenda
8:00 a.m.     Registration, coffee, visit exhibits
8:30 a.m.    Welcome: Overview of CEUS and clinical uses (Echo lab, ED, CCU, etc.)         
9:00 a.m.    Ultrasound contrast agents:  Composition, safety, labeling, guidelines & criteria    
        
9:20  a.m.    Benefits and drawbacks of CEUS vs other imaging options              
9:40 a.m.    BREAK
10:00 a.m.    Breakout sessions:  Knobology, equipment, ultrasound contrast agents
11:00 a.m.    How to set up a successful CEUS lab - P&T, work flow, reimbursement, other issues        
11:30 a.m.     How to scan: Techniques for injecting, imaging, positioning of patients, etc.     
Noon        What images do you need?  And what do they show?                 
12:30 p.m.    BUFFET LUNCH and EQUIPMENT DEMONSTRATIONS
1:30 p.m.    LVO - Rest and treadmill/bicycle and dobutamine  stress echo            
1:50 p.m.    Quantitative myocardial perfusion imaging                    
2:10 p.m.    Carotid    CEUS imaging                                
2:30 p.m.    BREAK    
3:00 pm.    Additional uses:  E.g., cardio-oncology, EF, sonothrombolysis, therapy        
3:30 pm.    Commonly asked questions: Yours and ours                     
4:00 p.m.     Wrap up                                     
4:30 p.m.    Adjourn

For additional information, please contact:
Stephanie Wilson - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Steve Feinstein - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.        

CEUS Basic Training - New York 29/30 Sep

CEUS "Basic Training"
 
ICUS is proud to expand its educational programs in 2018 to include practical training for successful use of contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) of the abdomen and cardiovascular system.  

Learn when and how to use CEUS to improve patient care, outcomes and workflows.

September 29-30, 2018
Abdominal CEUS - Saturday, September 29; Host: Stephanie Wilson, MD   
Cardiac CEUS - Sunday, September 30; Host: Martin Goldman, MD

Location: New York Academy of Medicine 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029

Expert lectures.  Topics will include: Microbubble contrast agents,
Getting started, Interpreting the images, CEUS Economics, Knobology

Programs are suitable for physicians, sonographers, nurses, technicians,
administrators, industry and others interested in CEUS.

Registration: $100/day – fee, program materials and meals.
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Register Now at:
www.regonline.com/ceusbasictrainingabdominalceusnewyorkny
www.regonline.com/ceusbasictrainingcardiacceusnewyorkny

ICUS Sponsors

ICUS gratefully acknowledges its 2017 sponsors:

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Contact ICUS

  • Address:  International Contrast Ultrasound Society
    c/o Dentons
    233 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 5900 Chicago, IL 60606-6361
  • Telephone: 202-408-6199

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