DC Rheum
The Rheumatism Society of the District of Columbia
ultrasound course

THE RHEUMATISM SOCIETY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

PRESENTS

Ultrasound For Rheumatologists:
Wrists, Hands, Ankles and Feet

ultrasound

Saturday, October 5, 2019: 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Georgetown University School of Medicine Integrated Learning Center
3900 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington DC, 20007

Program Director
Paul J. DeMarco, MD FACP FACR RhMSUS

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
This is a one-day course in practical use of ultrasound. It is designed to provide an introduction to ultrasound image production, followed by in-depth didactic sessions of normal anatomy, sonoanatomy and rheumatic based pathophysiology of the wrists, hands, ankles and feet. The major rheumatic conditions will include rheumatoid arthritis (RA), spondyloarthropathies (SpA) and crystalline associated arthropathies. Each didactic will be paired with a hands-on session proctored by a rheuma-tologist certified in Rheumatologic ultrasound (RhMSUS) by the American College of Rheumatology.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Rheumatologists, rheumatology fellows, sonographers, nurses, advanced practice clinicians and other healthcare professionals who utilize ultrasound.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Assess ultrasound image generation and machine optimization in order to use ultrasound to image musculoskeletal anatomy and pathology.
  • Correctly identify normal wrists, hands, ankles and feet anatomy and its representation by ultra-sound (sonoanatomy).
  • Translate the up-to-date literature on sonopathophysiology of the wrists, hands, ankles and feet as it relates to disease specific states (RA, SpA, crystalline arthropathies).

CME CREDIT DESIGNATION
MedStar designates this activity for a maximum for 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ MedStar Washington Hospital Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Fees:
Physician - Non-Fellows $200.00
Fellows - Free of charge with letter of support from Program Director
Allied Health $200.00

REGISTRATION
Please complete a registration form and return via email to esauro@arapc.com, Fax attn.: Ethel Linares Sauro 301.929.4126 or print and mail to the address listed on the form: You will receive a confirmation via email. RSVP by no later than October 1, 2019. Please contact Ethel Linares Sauro if you have a request for a special accommodation. 301.929.4118.

Download the program flyer and regisration form

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