Exported ACS Thyroid, Parathyroid and Neck Ultrasound Course Agenda

  • Exported ACS Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Neck Ultrasound Course (7.75 hours CME) 8:00                       Didactic Session 8:00-8:05             Introductory Comments and Course Overview – Brumund and Miller 8:05-8:35             Principles and Physics of Ultrasonography – Miller 8:35-8:55             Scanning Techniques for Head and Neck Ultrasonography – Joshi 8:55-9:25             Ultrasonography of Normal Neck Anatomy – Chen 9:25-9:40             Break 9:40-9:55             Instructor Demonstration – Brumund and Miller 9:55-10:25           Thyroid Ultrasonography – Armstrong 10:25-10:45         Parathyroid Ultrasonography – Mitchell 10:45-11:00         Break 11:00-11:30         Neck Ultrasonography – Brumund 11:30-12:00        Interventional Ultrasonography – Shin 12:00-12:15         Box lunch (provided) pick up for lunch lecture 12:15-12:45         Integrating Office Based Ultrasonography into Practice – Parangi   13:15                     Practical Lab 13:15-13:20         Overview 13:20-13:50        Basic Technical Issues 13:50-14:20        Central Neck Anatomy 14:20-14:50        Lateral Neck Anatomy 14:50-15:05         Break 1505-15:35          Lymph Node Evaluation 15:35-1605          Performance Exam 16:05-16:35        Ultrasound Guided FNA Course capacity will initially be set at 40 participants.  This could be expanded to 50 participants if necessary based upon demand.  CME as well as course curriculum and testing will be managed via American College of Surgeons. Basic Ulrasound Course Details