Northeastern University's Hands-on Ultrasound Symposium

June 1, 2019

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Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex at Northeastern University

805 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 

Event Details

The use of ultrasound for frontline diagnostics and procedural aids is becoming increasingly common. The Hands-On Ultrasound Symposium for Frontline Providers is designed to provide basic ultrasound training to doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and physical therapists.


The interactive course format is comprised of engaging lectures and hands-on training sessions to provide attendees with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement basic pulmonary, cardiovascular, abdominal/renal, and musculoskeletal ultrasound in everyday practice.


Morning didactic sessions will explore the basics of ultrasound including history, functionality, application, and knobology. Following the morning session, hands-on breakout sessions will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn and practice new skills on live patients with peer and expert feedback.

Topics Include:

History and basics of ultrasound outside of radiology
Knobology of the ultrasound
Hands-on training for pulmonary, cardiovascular, abdominal/renal, and musculoskeletal ultrasound 

Target Audience:

Primary Care Physicians

Sports Medicine Physicians

Physician Assistants

Nurse Practitioners

Nurses

Allied Health Professionals

Physical Therapists


This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in critical care and trauma, emergency medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, hospice and palliative medicine, internal medicine, orthopedics, pain medicine, pediatrics and adolescent medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, radiology, rheumatology, and physiatry.

Course Directors:

Gian Corrado, MD

Head Team Physician, Northeastern University

Associate Program Director, Medical Sports Medicine Fellowship, Boston Children’s Hospital

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School


Maura Daly Iverson, PT, DPT, SD, MPH, FNAP, FAPTA

Associate Dean, Clinical Education, Rehabilitation and New Initiatives, Bouve College of Health Sciences

Professor and Director of Rehabilitation and Epidemiology Trainee Program, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Sciences

Behavioral Scientist and Clinical Epidemiologist, Department of Medicine, Section of Clinical Sciences, Harvard Medical School

Registration:

All Professions (Except Students and Trainees) Early Bird*: $495.00

All Professions (Except Students and Trainees): $595.00

Trainee/Student Early Bird*: $295.00

Trainee/Student: $395.00

*Early bird rates expire March 1, 2019.