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Thoracic Ultrasonography: Lung

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Learn the latest best practices in critical care ultrasonography with this interactive e-learning course, which provides an overview of thoracic ultrasonography of the lungs. Complete this module to earn 1.0 CME credit and 1.0 MOC point.

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Lung ultrasonography is one of the key components for the diagnosis and management of respiratory failure. The module will review the elements of critical care ultrasonography required for the examination of the thoracic compartment (lung) using a combination of pre-course reading, video image correlation, and case-based demonstrations. Earn 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and 1.0 MOC point with the successful completion of this course.

This course covers:

  • How to identify lung sliding, lung pulse, A lines, B lines, and consolidation.
  • An overview of transducer manipulation required to obtain high-quality, standard image planes.

Item Number: 92344.3


Paul H. Mayo, MD, FCCP
Professor, Hofstra NS-LIJ School of Medicine
Director, Critical Care Education
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, NY

Mangala Narasimhan, DO, FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Section Chief, Critical Care Medicine
NS-LIJ Medical Centers
New Hyde Park, NY

Education Mission
To provide state-of-the-art education to pulmonary, critical care, and sleep health-care professionals based upon current best practice and evidence-based standards of care.

Physician Credit
The American College of Chest Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Chest Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16433, for 1.00 contact hour.

Nurse Practitioners
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines.

Physician Assistants
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 1.00 Category 1 credit for completing this activity.

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Upon successful completion of this course, CHEST will submit your completion data to ABIM via ACCME's Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) for MOC points. Please allow 3-5 business days after claiming for points to be reflected on your ABIM record.

CHEST Learning Categories
Learning Category 2: Self-Directed
Learning Category 4: Case- and Problem-Based

Maintenance of Licensure
Scope of Practice – Critical Care Education

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