- Digital Seminar
- Downloadable/Streaming MP4 Video and MP3 Audio with electronic manual and instructions.
- MALKA STROMER, MED, RDMS, CRGS
- PESI Inc.
- CE Available:
- No, CE credit is not available
- Product Code:
- Explain the indications for specialized point-of-care ultrasound examinations.
- Critique ultrasound images of anatomy appropriate for point-of-care examination.
- Compare normal vs abnormal ultrasound appearances for specialized point-of-care ultrasound.
- Analyze ultrasound images for specialized point-of-care ultrasound examinations.
- Discuss how point-of-care ultrasound findings can be utilized in patient management.
- Utilize appropriate techniques for reporting results of point-of-care ultrasound examinations.
Point-of-Care Ultrasound vs Traditional Imaging: What You Need to Know
Get Comfortable with the Device
- Dynamic vs static imaging
- Bilateral comparison
- Differentiation of solid vs fluid
- Sound waves vs radiation
Image Interpretation and Assessments
- Determine appropriate transducer and placement/pressure
- What do all the knobs do?
- Gray vs white vs black – Echogenicity of tissue and structures
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
- Step-by-step guide for evaluation
- Optimal patient positioning and scanning protocol
- Spot the abnormality!
- Asymptomatic and easy to miss without POCUS
- Prevention – who is most at risk?
- Screening protocol for primary care
- The ticking time bomb – internal bleeding
- The easy target: liver damage via blunt force trauma
- Frequent source of bleeding: spleen
Cardiac and Lung
- Primary culprit of abdominal pain: gallbladder
- Biliary dilation, gallbladder attack
Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Pleural and pericardial effusions
- Cardiac overload
- Collapsed lung
Obstetrics – First Trimester
- Spot the warning signs early: Leg pain, swollen legs
- Catch them before they embolize
Forging a new frontier
- Is what you’re seeing indicative of normal outcomes?
- Identify embryologic structures
- Ectopic and tubal pregnancies
- Risks and limitations
- When to proceed with additional imaging
- Billing and coding
- Tips for bringing this service into your wheelhouse
MALKA STROMER, MED, RDMS, CRGS
Malka Stromer, MEd, BSc, RDMS, is a registered diagnostic medical sonographer whose clinical skills were fostered at the University Health Network and Mount Sinai’s Center of Excellence in Obstetrical Ultrasound, in Toronto, Canada. Malka has spent the past 13 years of her career sharing her enthusiasm for sonography as a professor. Malka has spoken at various professional events and education institutions on topics including sonography of the bowel and her research in the ethics of obstetrical ultrasound. She has authored a chapter in a sonography text, and has won a research award through the SDMS, and most recently the John and Suanne Rouche Excellence Award through the League for Innovation in the Community Colleges. Malka is owner of Sound Sports Imaging, LLC, and together with her colleague Jeannine Noble, now teaches point-of-care and musculoskeletal ultrasound to health care professionals around the world.
Financial: Malka Stromer is a managing partner at Sound Sports Imaging, LLC. She is an adjunct faculty member at Midwestern University-Arizona. Ms. Stromer has an employment relationship with Arizona Women’s Care. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Malka Stromer is a member of the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Continuing Education Credits
CE Credit is not available for this product.
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