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Continuing Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

Fundamentals of Ultrasound: A Guided Regional Anesthesia Course

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Friday, June 12, 2015 4:30 PM - 9:15 PM
Saturday, June 13, 2015 7:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Sunday, June 14, 2015 7:30 AM - 12:15 PM

 

Stanton-Gerber Hall, VA Campus, East Tennessee State University

 



About this Conference: An intensive course held at ETSU Quillen College of Medicine campus, in Johnson City, Tennessee.  Didactic lectures will be conducted in multimedia classrooms that offer the best high-definition video monitoring. Hands - on labs will include both live model and cadaver use. The low student-to-instructor ratio offers learners extended opportunities to scan.
Keynote Speaker(s): Christian Falyar, DNAP, CRNA; Caroline Abercrombie, MD; Michael Burns, MSN, CRNA; Nicole Damico, PhD, CRNA; Jamie Furstein, PhD, DNAP, CRNA; Brian Kasson, MHS, CRNA; Thomas Kwasigroch, PhD; Laura Lahaye, MD
Agenda: Click here to view the agenda
Presentations Click here to view presentations(as they become available)

Accommodations:

The Carnegie Hotel & Spa (within a mile of ETSU campus) - A block of rooms has been reserved at The Carnegie Hotel & Spa for Friday, June 11 to Sunday June 13, 2015.  Contact The Carnegie Hotel & Spa at (866) 757-8277 to book your lodging. Be sure to reference Fundamentals of Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia Course to get the special group rate. Conference rates are $99 for a single/double room plus tax.


Hampton Inn - Johnson City  (within a mile of ETSU campus) A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn - Johnson City for Friday, June 11 to Sunday June 13, 2015. Contact the Hampton Inn at (423) 929-8000 to book your lodging. Be sure to reference CHXGAC to get the special group rate. Conference rates are $94 for a single/double room plus tax and based on availability.  

Target Audience: Nurse Anesthetists and any Anesthesia providers

Overall Conference Objectives:

This course is designed to increase confidence in using ultrasound for regional anesthesia procedures. Each didactic lecture is immediately followed by extensive scanning time with instructors to reinforce teaching points. The following subjects will be covered in detail:

  • Ultrasound Physics
  • Basic Scanning Principles
  • Basic Upper Extremity Blocks
  • Basic Lower Extremity Blocks

Address:

East Tennessee State University,

Quillen College of Medicine, VA Campus Johnson City, Tennessee

Stanton-Gerber Hall Bldg. 178, Lower level.
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Fees:  $999.00
Registration: Please note, registration is full, but if you would like to get on a wait list, Click here. 
Activity Director:  Thomas Kwasigroch, MD
Accreditation:  
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ACCME Accreditation: Quillen College of Medicine East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

quillen logo CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
nafa logo NAFA: This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 16.0 CE credits; Code Number: 1030553; Expiration date: 6/14/2015

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CNE Credit: Up to 20.0 continuing nursing education contact hours* for this conference have been requested. This educational event also contains up to 20.0 pharmacology / pharmacotherapeutic hours and may be used to fulfill your pharmacology / pharmacotherapeutic nursing CE requirement. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This event is seeking CNE from the College of Nursing, East Tennessee State University.

*As of Jan 1, 2015, the ETSU College of Nursing has implemented a $15 Nursing Contact Hour Fee for all conferences.  If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, please click here to pay the fee directly.  If you have any questions, please email  

 

Joint Providership:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of (Quillen College of Medicine East Tennessee State University) and (Virginia Commonwealth University). The Quillen College of Medicine East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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