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

THE RHEUMATISM SOCIETY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

PRESENTS

Ultrasound For Rheumatologists:
Shoulder, Elbow, Hip and Knees

ultrasound

Saturday, August 27, 2016: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
2730 University Boulevard West
Westfield North Building, 7th Floor - Media Center
Wheaton, MD 20902

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 shoulder, elbow, hips and knees. 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 shoulder, elbow, hips and knees anatomy and its representation by ultra-sound (sonoanatomy).
  • Translate the up-to-date literature on sonopathophysiology of the shoulder, elbow, hips and knees as it relates to disease specific states (RA, SpA, crystalline arthropathies).

CME CREDIT DESIGNATION
MedStar designates this activity for a maximum for 7.5 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-Members or Non-Dues* Paid Members $380.00
Physician - Dues* Paid Member $280.00
Resident - $200
Fellows - Free of charge with letter of support from Program Director
Allied Health $380.00

*Dues are for the 2016-2017 season and must have been paid prior to, or as part of, registration.

REGISTRATION
Please complete a registration form and return via email to esauro@arapc.com, Fax attn.: Ethel Linares Sauro 301.942.3132 or print and mail to the address listed on the form: You will receive a confirmation via email. RSVP by no later than August 19, 2016. 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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