During this webinar, James Day, RDCS, Point-of-Care Certification Academy Global Ultrasound Specialist will share insider tips and techniques to help you overcome common mistakes and achieve a more accurate and non-foreshortened Cardiac Scan. You’ll also learn how to identify common heart conditions on clear 2D images, which will provide a solid foundation for eventually moving on to more advanced techniques like Measurements and Doppler.
This webinar is an excellent opportunity to enhance your skills and gain confidence in performing Focused Cardiac scans.
- Know the 3 variations of Cardiac Scans.
- The Phased array and 2 ways to hold the transducer for stability.
- Orientation of the Human Body for great images.
- Common 2-D pathologies of the Heart.
- Six 2-D windows and their alignments with Cardiac anatomy.
- Cardiac Pathologies found in each imaging window.
- Anatomy of the Left Ventricular.
- Importance of the Subcostal Image.
- Right Heart Pathology: The McConnell sign.
- Cardiac case review.
James Day has been a cardiac sonographer since 1992 who, in addition to providing a scanning service business for private practices, was also a clinician at an urban teaching hospital in the Philadelphia metro region. He has worked as a Medical Science Liaison for Cardinal Health developing a start-up micro bubble product, and for GE Healthcare in clinical applications representing the Vivid 7 ultrasound line. As a clinical trial manager for Dermasonics, a start-up company utilizing ultra-low frequency ultrasound to deliver drugs via transdermal pharmaceutical patches, James was involved with human pilot studies on both coasts and overseas. While at Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, James managed 40 simulation programs and taught all modules of POCUS, including anatomy and physiology, gross anatomy, physical exam lectures, gel rounds, resident orientations, Ultra-Fest in Philadelphia, as well as private workshops. He’s worked tirelessly to integrate POCUS into the medical school curriculum. James is presently involved with Innovation and the POCUS Certification Academy at Inteleos (formerly ARDMS) as a Global Ultrasound Specialist.
Questions? Email POCUS@Inteleos.org