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Essentials of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Diagnostic and Interventional Skills

A 3 Day Hands-on Course
About this Workshop
This musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging workshop focuses on ultrasound principles and operation, including presentations of proper scanning techniques with demonstration of those techniques. Along with a review of sonographic imaging of normal anatomy, there will be a review of pathology encountered followed by personal hands-on instruction in scanning. To complete the course, intervention techniques will be discussed and demonstrated with a hands-on lab. The combined 3 day program makes this an effective learning experience to improve the provider’s technical competency and patient outcome. During the hands-on workshop, attendees will be provided with an opportunity to learn proper imaging techniques for the shoulder, elbo, wrist, hip, knee and ankle. Learning will be facilitated through an interactive and practical format with the direct supervision of our knowledgeable and experienced faculty.
Educational Objectives
At the completion of this program,
participants will be able to:
  • Describe scanning techniques for the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and ankle.

  • Recognize common pathological structures visualized in the joints studied.

  • Demonstrate performance of ultrasound scanning protocols of
    joints on live models.

  • Learn and perform interventional techniques assisted by ultrasound guidance.
Locations & Dates
New Orleans, LA     Jan 29-31, 2016

Held at the
Hilton New Orleans St. Charles Hotel
just minutes from the French Quarter!

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Who Should Attend
  • radiologists
  • rheumatologists
  • emergency physicians
  • athletic trainers
  • sports medicine physicians
  • orthopedic physicians
  • sonographers
  • fellows/residents
  • others interested in improving their skills in MSK ultrasound imaging
The Medical Technology Management Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Technology Management Institute designates this live activity a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Education
An application for 17 hours of Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states has been filed. A certificate of attendance will be provided for each individual upon completion of the seminar. All attendees must attend the entire seminar to receive full credit.
Nursing Credits
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP # 16205 for 17 contact hours.

Kenneth Lee, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

Humberto Rosas, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

J. Antonio Bouffard, MD
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, Michigan

Courtney Scher, DO
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, Michigan

Patrick Meyer, BS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RMSK
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Services
Aurora, Colorado

Christina Hendrick, RDMS
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

Jamie Johnson, RDMS
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

Seminar Schedule
Day One

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Introduction to MSK Ultrasound
8:15 am Ultrasound Basics and Image Optimization
8:45 am Normal Ultrasound Anatomy of Shoulder with Live Demonstration
10:00 am Q & A with Faculty
10:15 am Informal Discussion and Break
10:30 am Rotator Cufff and Other Shoulder Pathology (Dual Track)
11:30 am Shoulder Procedures - Calcific Tendinitis Lavage and SASD Bursa (Dual Track)
12:00 pm Lunch - Provided
1:00 pm Shoulder Hands-on (Dual Track)
2:30 pm Informal Discussion and Break
2:45 pm Normal Ultrasound of Elbow/Wrist with Live Demonstration
4:00 pm Epicondylosis and Distal Biceps Tear (Dual Track)
4:30 pm Common Wrist Pathology (Dual Track)
5:00 pm Elbow and Wrist Hands-on (Dual Track)

Q & A with the Faculty
6:00 pm Reception
Day Two

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Musculoskeletal Overview
8:15 am Normal Ultrasound Anatomy of Hip and Thigh with Live Demonstration
9:30 am Snapping Hip (Dual Track)
10:00 am Hip Procedures: Iliospoas Bursa, Hamstring, Ischiofemorial Impingement (Dual Track)
10:30 am Q & A with Faculty
10:45 am Informal Discussion and Break
11:00 am Hip and Thigh Hands-on (Dual Track)
12:00 pm Lunch - (on your own)
12:00 pm Open Scan - Upper Extremity and Hip
4:00 pm Adjourn for the Day
Day Three

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Normal Ultrasound Anatomy of Knee and Ankle with Live Demonstration
9:30 am Extensor Mechanism and the MCL (Dual Track)
10:00 am Achilles, Plantar Fascia and Common Procedures (Dual Track)
10:30 am Q & A with Faculty
10:45 am Informal Discussion and Break
11:00 am Knee and Ankle Hands-on (Dual Track)
12:00 pm Injection and Aspiration Techniques with Demonstration
12:30 pm Hands-on Injection and Aspiration Workshop
1:00 pm Closing Remarks
1:15 pm Adjourn
All prices for dates in the US are in US dollars.
All prices for dates in Canada are in Canadian dollars.

 ♦ Amount
Tech - introductory 
Regular Price700.00
Tech - intermediate 
Regular Price700.00
Resident - introductory 
Regular Price950.00
Resident - intermediate 
Regular Price950.00
Physician - introductory 
Regular Price1400.00
Physician - intermediate 
Regular Price1400.00

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Hotel Information
New Orleans, LA - January 29, 30 & 31, 2016
Accommodations & Course Location
Hilton New Orleans St. Charles Avenue Hotel
333 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
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Front Desk: 504-378-2800
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Make Reservations By: 01/08/2016 to be eligible for MTMI Group Rate
Rate: $209.00 + tax per night


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