Ashish R. Panchal, M.D., Ph.D., R.D.M.S., Creagh Boulger, M.D., Amar Vira, M.D., and David Bahner M.D., R.D.M.S.
Dr. Panchal is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Center for EMS; Dr. Boulger is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Director of Ultrasound; Dr. Vira is Ultrasound Fellow; and Dr. Bahner is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Ultrasound, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH .
Within the past 12 months, Drs. Panchal, Boulger, Vira and Bahner report no commercial conflict of interest.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center 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.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
Articulate the key events and documents that have led to the current culture of focused ultrasound use in North American emergency medicine;
Apply the current use of focused ultrasound in the emergency department to assist with medical decision-making;
Highlight the necessary components that will affect the future of focused ultrasound in the emergency department and throughout the health care system.