CATEGORY: Miscellaneous

Basic Course

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Basic Course

Learn to scan the most frequently requested nerves in the ultrasound lab, how to diagnose common pathological findings and put your findings in context with the clinical picture and electrodiagnostic findings.


Modules: 6

Estimated duration of the course: 16 hours

Presenters: Doris Lieba-Samal, MD; Hannes Platzgummer, MD (Vienna, Austria)

Learning objectives: After completion of the course you will be able to:

  • recognise the anatomy of the presented nerves (median, ulnar, radial, peroneal, tibial,
    sural nerve)
  • establish or
    exclude diagnosis of nerve damage of one of the presented nerves based on
    clinical symptoms and examination
  • interpret changes
    in electrodiagnostic examinations of the presented nerves and know about
    reliablitity of electrodiagnostic examinations of them
  • examine presented
    nerves with ultrasound along their whole visible course
  • differentiate
    normal from pathological ultrasound findings
  • recognize the most
    frequent pathological findings in context with clinical picture:

compression syndromes, nerve trauma, schwannoma/neurinoma,
tenosynovitis, inflammatory neuropathy, muscular variants of the forearm

 Financial disclosures: Doris Lieba-Samal does not have any relevant financial
relationship to disclose; Hannes Platzgummer does not have any relevant
financial relationship to disclose; Staff at Siyemi Learning and
SonoCampus do not have any relevant financial relationship to disclose.

CME information: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance
with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council
for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of
Siyemi Learning and SonoCampus. Siyemi Learning is accredited by the ACCME to
provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Siyemi Learning designates
this enduring material for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Physicians should
claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in
the activity.

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How to earn your CME credit

In order to earn
credit, you must watch the videos, take the quiz (pass mark 75%) and complete
the evaluation.  Once the evaluation has
been submitted you will be able to download your CME certificate.

Release date: October 1st, 2022

Expiry date: October 1st, 2025