Appendicitis in Pediatric Population

During this webinar, Falguni Patel (BS,RDMS,RVT,RMSKS) will demonstrate how to perform appendix exams in pediatric patients. Our expert speaker will guide you through the scanning protocol and share tips and tricks for overcoming the challenges of locating the appendix. Learn how a sonographer’s knowledge and scanning skills are essential in ruling out appendicitis in young patients. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your skills and improve patient care. Learning Objectives: To describe patient signs and symptoms to rule out Acute appendicitis. To describe findings of acute appendicitis based on ultrasound imaging. To describe secondary signs of an early perforation based on an ultrasound finding. Review Interesting cases with secondary signs! About Our Speaker Falguni Patel (BS,RDMS,RVT,RMSKS) is an Advanced Pediatric Sonographer  and has been working at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for over twenty years. She earned her associates degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography from Triton college in River Grove Illinois, and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Sonography at the Oregon Institute of Technology. Falguni is also credentialed by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography in Abdomen, Obstetrical and Gynecological, Neurosonology, Pediatric, Vascular Technology, and Musculoskeletal specialties. Questions? Email POCUS@Inteleos.org Webinar Disclaimer Education and Information Disclaimer

During this webinar, Falguni Patel (BS,RDMS,RVT,RMSKS) will demonstrate how to perform appendix exams in pediatric patients. Our expert speaker will guide you through the scanning protocol and share tips and tricks for overcoming the challenges of locating the appendix. Learn how a sonographer’s knowledge and scanning skills are essential in ruling out appendicitis in young patients. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your skills and improve patient care.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To describe patient signs and symptoms to rule out Acute appendicitis.
  2. To describe findings of acute appendicitis based on ultrasound imaging.
  3. To describe secondary signs of an early perforation based on an ultrasound finding.
  4. Review Interesting cases with secondary signs!

About Our Speaker

Falguni Patel (BS,RDMS,RVT,RMSKS) is an Advanced Pediatric Sonographer  and has been working at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for over twenty years. She earned her associates degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography from Triton college in River Grove Illinois, and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Sonography at the Oregon Institute of Technology. Falguni is also credentialed by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography in Abdomen, Obstetrical and Gynecological, Neurosonology, Pediatric, Vascular Technology, and Musculoskeletal specialties.

Questions? Email POCUS@Inteleos.org

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