Screening for AAA with POCUS with Victor R. Rao, MBBS, DMRD, RDMS (APCA), Global Clinical Content Manager & POCUS Education at the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy™.
Key points include:
Discuss basic anatomy of the abdominal aorta.
AAA scanning technique
How to measure the abdominal aorta diameter
How to diagnose AAA
Some common pitfalls of screening for AAA
Interesting case discussion
About the Speaker
Dr. Rao is a radiologist by training and is one of the pioneers to introduce and develop Point-of-Care Ultrasound learning content including continuing medical education curriculum for medical students, physician assistant students, residents, and physicians at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia.
He was the director of ultrasound education at University of South Carolina School of Medicine from May 2008 to August 2018 when he then joined Inteleos as the Global Clinical Content Manager. Additionally, Dr. Rao has trained physicians in Tanzania and Philippines to establish POCUS programs in these countries. Dr. Rao has also worked as a primary care physician in mission hospitals overseas where he enjoyed seeing patients in the clinic, managed inpatients, performed deliveries, C-sections, and minor surgeries.
He is an author for multiple point of care ultrasound textbooks and has an upcoming eBook soon to be available.
Email us at POCUS@Inteleos.org for more information.
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