Rheumatology Basic-Intermediate Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course
October 1-2, 2022
Konica Minolta Business Center, Anaheim, CA
Christina Downey, MD, RhMSUS, Loma Linda University School of Medicine Kristal Choi, MD, RhMSUS, UCLA
Marven Cabling, MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Karina Torralba, MD, MACM, RhMSUS, Loma Linda University School of Medicine (Scientific Co-Chair)
Howard Yang, MD, RhMSUS , UCLA (Scientific Co-Chair)
Irene Yang, MD, RheumatologyLong Beach Veterans Affairs Healthcare/UC Irvine
This course is eligible for at least 14 CME units!
At the end of this session, learners are expected to 1. identify the indications, risks and limitations and applicability of point-of-care musculoskeletal ultrasound in the evaluation and management of patients with rheumatic diseases; 2. conduct joint ultrasound examinations relevant to address the clinical question on hand at the point of care.; 3. identify normal sonoanatomy and their accompanying artifacts on ultrasound and contrast this with basic and common abnormalities.
Target Audience: Rheumatology fellows in training from Southern California programs are the audience fo4 this activity.
Financial Disclosure Statement: Dr Howard Yang, Dr Irene Yang, Dr Marven Cabling, Dr Christina Downey, Dr Kristal Choi have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Dr Karina Torralba is a contracted researcher of Bioclinica, is a researcher of clinical trials for Astra Zeneca, Glaxo SmithKline, Novartis and Amgen, and is a member of the USSONAR Board (unpaid position).
Registration Information: Fellows are nominated by their Rheumatology Fellowship program directors for this activity. Faculty are also encouraged to register for this course to be eligible for CME. Faculty and Fellows self-register using a customized QualtricsTM survey link.
SCRS is a 501c3 non profit organization which serves to provide a venue for education and social partnerships for rheumatologists in the Southern California region.
The mission of the Southern California Rheumatology Society (SCRS) is to provide an ethical and educational forum for its members concerning recent scientific advances in the field and practice of Rheumatology and related medical specialties.