Knobology Applications or How to Get Better Pictures

Product Code: HBA064

Price: $29.95

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About the Presentation

Through this course the nurse who has been trained in limited obstetrical ultrasound will learn how to improve the quality of the images. While each ultrasound is different, there are some fundamental common knobs that will help do this. In this course we will examine

  1. Manufacturer presets
  2. Landmarks
  3. Knob locations
  4. Depth
  5. TGC
  6. Focus
  7. Gain Controls
  8. Manufacturer specific features
  9. Potential Artifacts

Objectives:

  1. Describe how the ultrasound is used in imaging.
  2. Describe how to select the correct equipment settings for appropriate studies.
  3. Describe how to use individual ultrasound systems.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 16061, for 1.25 contact hours.

Please call Susan Dammann at Heartbeat International (614)885-7577 for more information about contact hours.

About the Presenter

Kim Hardy, MA, RT(R), RDMS has taught sonography in the university setting. An experienced ultrasound instructor, Kim offers ultrasound training to medical professionals in pregnancy centers with a curriculum that includes Contact Hours for nurses. Kim is the owner and an instructor for Take a Peek Ultrasound Training.

Outline:
1. Describe how the ultrasound is used in imaging.
    a. Discuss ultrasound Physics Instrumentation and their effects in ultrasound images
2. Describe how to select the correct equipment settings for appropriate studies
    a. Discuss ultrasound-specific technologies that impact sonographic images
3. Describe how to use individual ultrasound systems

    a. Discuss the most effective use of individual ultrasound systems, knobology, image improvement strategies.

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