Target Audience

Orthopedic Surgeons, Sports Medicine Physicians, PM&R Physicians,

Pain Management Physicians, Interventional Radiologists, Rheumatologists,

Chiropractors, Podiatrists, Physician's Assistants, Nurse Practitioners,

Radiologists, Diagnostic Sonographers

Course Goals

At the conclusion of this course, each participant should be better able to:
-understand how musculoskeletal ultrasound scanners work
-list the indications for MSK ultrasound
-understand the role of MSK ultrasound in clinical practice
-recognize normal ultrasound anatomy of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and foot/ankle, and spine
-recognize abnormal ultrasound anatomy of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, foot/ankle, and spine
-use ultrasound guided techniques for MSK injections and nerve blocks
-understand how to correctly code and bill for ultrasound for ultrasound procedures

-understand current indications for orthobiologics based on the published evidence
-understand techniques for ultrasound guided PRP/Stem Cell and viscosupplementation injections

-understand how to maximize bone marrow aspiration cell counts during office based procedures

COVID Safety Guidelines and Measures

-We will comply with social distancing guidelines including mask wearing as determined by the facility and CDC

-We will utilize digital formats for communications

-We will have multiple sanitizing and PPE  stations throughout the Venue

-Ultrasound models will provide proof of vaccination or negative COVID testing within 72 hours of participation

-Course faculty, vendors, and participants will verify vaccination status if available

-We will follow the facility policy on food and beverage and if necessary provide box lunches instead of buffet style meals