Virtual Essentials of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS)

Virtual Essentials of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS)

This one day comprehensive workshop for radiologists, sonographers and ultrasound application specialists is designed to teach the basic principles of contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) practices.

Schedule

9:00 - 9:10 Welcome Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD
9:10 - 9:40 Introduction to Microbubbles Maria Stanczak, MS, RDMS, RVT
9:40 - 10:15 Contrast Ultrasound Technique Maria Stanczak, MS, RDMS, RVT
10:15 - 10:50 Renal CEUS Corinne Wessner, MBA, RDMS, RVT
10:50 - 11:25 Fundamentals of Interpretation of Liver CEUS, LIRADS Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD
11:25 - 12:00 Interventional Procedures Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch  
1:30 - 2:00 An Interactive Quiz: What Would You Do? Corinne Wessner, MBA, RDMS, RVT
2:00 - 3:00 CEUS Case Demonstrations Corinne Wessner, MBA, RDMS, RVT
3:00 - 4:00 Starting CEUS Practice, Billing, Questions & Answers Maria Stanczak, MS, RDMS, RVT

At the conclusion of this course, attendees should be able to:

  • Apply contrast-enhanced ultrasound image acquisition and interpretation into diagnoses.
  • Recognize the fundamental ultrasound knobologies and equipment.
  • Interpret the enhancement patterns for specific diagnosis.
  • Explain contrast-enhanced ultrasound physics, techniques, instrumentations, and necessary workflows.
  • Identify appropriate setups and workflows.
  • Apply appropriate contrast dosages and imaging protocols for various CEUS examinations.

CME Credits & Tuition Pricing

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In support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation

Physicians: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals: This educational activity is designated for 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you attended... The maximum credits you can earn are...
Entire Course 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Learner Disclosures

Thomas Jefferson University endorses the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure Independence in CME Activities and the policies that supplement the Standards. All planners, faculty, authors, presenters, and content reviewers are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with ACCME defined commercial interest entities within the past 12 months. Any conflict of interests have been resolved prior to this educational activity.

All faculty/presenters/authors at Thomas Jefferson University sponsored events are required to disclose whether or not their content contains information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.  Product(s) is/are not included in the labeling approved by the US FDA for the treatment of disease(s).

Such disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.

Credits & Tuition

This course has been approved by the SDMS for a total of 5.5 SDMS credits.

Tuition Fees:

  • $300 for Physicians
  • $200 for Sonographers

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel your registration, please notify us immediately in writing to JUREI@Jefferson.edu. Your registration payment, less an administrative fee of $100, is refundable if written notification is received 10 business days prior to the course. After that time, refunds are not possible, but your payment - less the administrative fee - may be transferred to a future course for use within one calendar year if a request is made in writing to JUREI@Jefferson.edu. A registrant may only transfer their registration a maximum of three times. We reserve the right to cancel this course at any time. We will contact you should cancellation be necessary. If you have any questions, please call the Ultrasound Education Office at 215-955-8533.