New CME Course in Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures for Physicians and Midlevel Providers

Hospital Procedures Consultants teaches the Hospitalist & Emergency Procedures Course covering the 20 most essential procedures for the ER, ICU, & the hospital wards. Hands-on training using simulation manikins & over 3 hrs of ultrasound training.
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Hospital Medicine
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Medical Procedures Course
Ultrasound Training
Vascular Access


Ventura - California - US

May 17, 2011 - PRLog -- Hospital Procedures Consultants is a company dedicated to providing quality, comprehensive, evidence-based procedural education to emergency and hospitalist healthcare providers.  Drs. Joseph Esherick and Richard Rutherford, are accomplished clinicians and procedural educators with successful track records who have been teaching this subject material for a combined 18 years.  

    The dedication, enthusiasm, and teaching methodology of Drs. Esherick and Rutherford combine to create a dynamic and interactive course for their students.  They are committed to advancing the science of procedural medicine and to training procedurally competent healthcare providers.  

    The Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures courses will have a combination of integrated lectures using procedural videos and hands-on skills labs.  The courses are limited to 42 students to allow ample hands-on instruction and individualized education with the goal that every student develops the knowledge and skills necessary to begin performing these procedures at their respective hospitals.  

   The course will provide 18 hours of Category 1 CME and will cover the following procedures:  femoral line placement, subclavian line placement, internal jugular line placement, intraosseous line placement, venous cutdowns, arterial line placement, hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation, informed consent, procedural sedation, tube thoracostomy, thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, paracentesis, endotracheal intubation , Glidescope intubation, laryngeal mask airway placement, and will include skills labs in endotracheal intubation, Glidescope intubation, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis, chest tube placement, paracentesis, pneumothorax evacuation, needle decompression, central lines, arterial lines, ultrasound-guided central line placement and 3 hours of hands-on ultrasound training, including education in RUSH and E-FAST exams.  

2012 Courses will be held at:

Feb 18-19, 2012 in Orlando, Florida (hotel to be determined)

May 18-19, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada (hotel to be determined)

July 14-15, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois (hotel to be determined)

September 22-23 in San Antonio, Texas (hotel to be determined)

Visit for further details of the courses provided and for free access to evidence-based procedural articles, medical procedure videos, procedure notes, procedure checklists, CPT coding and insurance reimbursement rates for the major insurance carriers, and blogs on hospital medicine and procedural medicine.

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Experienced doctors teaching Hospitalist & Emergency Procedures CME courses covering the 20 most common procedures for the ICU, ER, & the wards. Hands-on skills labs using simulation manikins & over 3 hours of ultrasound training. Courses limited to 42.

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