Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trama
ultrasound, trauma, EFAST, diagnosis, ultrasonography, assessment
Emergency Medicine | Investigative Techniques | Medicine and Health Sciences | Trauma
Speaker: Alfredo Tirado, MD, FACEP
Program Director Emergency Medicine
Oak Hill Hospital
HCA GME – West Florida Division
Purpose: This enduring material is designed to review the basics of ultrasound use on trauma patients in the Emergency Department.
Target Audience: This activity is designed for Physicians and Residents at HCA GME Hospitals.
Format: This presentation was pre-recorded for HCA GME National Grand Rounds Series.
Educational Objectives: Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:
Ø Analyze the use of EFAST (Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma) in the Emergency Department.
Ø Evaluate the basics of administering an EFAST Exam including technique, anatomical landmarks, and diagnostic criteria.
Accreditation: HCA Graduate Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit: HCA Graduate Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure: HCA Graduate Medical Education is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Accreditation Requirements and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any relevant conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. HCA Graduate Medical Education has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. The disclosure summary follows:
Bruce Deighton, PhD, Course Director: No Conflicts
Jessica Wells, Course Co-Director: No Conflicts
Alfredo Tirado, MD, FACEP, Speaker: No Conflicts
Beverly Upchurch, Education Manager: No Conflicts
Jonathan Snider, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts
Chris Roe, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts
Release Date: September 18, 2019
Expiration Date: September 18, 2021
Tirado, Alfredo MD, "Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trama" (2019). Emergency Medicine. 7.