Education Session AAPM&R

Education

Next Step Interventional Ultrasound: Hands-On PM&R Applications

Thank you to all who attended the Next Step Interventional Ultrasound Course on August 18-20, 2017! Wrap up your course experience by following the steps below. 

1) Claim Your CME

This course has been approved by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR) for a maximum of 16.25 Maintenance of Certification® (MOC®) Part II Self-Assessment credits. The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

How to Claim:

  1. Sign in to the me® site (me.aapmr.org) using your email address and password
    for the AAPM&R website.
  2. Click the My Education (ME) tab (you must be logged in to see this tab).
  3. On the My Enrollments page, click “Launch” below “Next Step Interventional Ultrasound”.
  4. Click on Assessment in the left menu to answer all the post-test questions.  A minimum passing score of 70% is required for the post-test in order to claim CME. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve a passing score for the post-test.
  5. After you complete the assessment, click on Evaluation in the left menu.
  6. Once you complete all evaluation questions, click “Submit” at the bottom of the page. A screen will appear that says, “Survey Completed Successfully.”
  7. Close the evaluation window and click on the My Transcript tab.
  8. Click the Claim button located in the same row as “Next Step Interventional Ultrasound”.
  9. Select the amount of CME credit you wish to claim, which should be commensurate
    with the extent of your participation at the course. Then click “Claim”.

2) Continue Your Ultrasound Education with the STEP Certificate Program

STEP stands for Skills, Training, Evaluation and Performance. The STEP Ultrasound Certificate Program is a “multi-tiered” training program that teaches and assesses MSK and neurologic ultrasound skills using a progressive, competency-based curriculum. Participants move through a series of 3 STEPs in diagnostic and interventional ultrasound, completing each component through a combination of learning formats. Participants who complete all of the required STEPs will earn a Certificate of Completion.

Successful completion of the STEP Ultrasound Program will clearly demonstrate to your patients, fellow health care professional, employers, and the medical facilities you work with that you are a competent professional, expertly trained in ultrasound. It is the only formal, standardized training pathway available for honing and validating your ultrasound skill set.

When you earn the STEP Ultrasound Program Certificate, you:

  • Represent the highest standard in the field
  • Perform ultrasound with confidence
  • Communicate a commitment to patient care and safety
  • Enhance your career opportunities
  • Gain visibility and credibility in the field
  • Reassure patients and employers that you are committed to excellence in Ultrasound

3) Check Out These Pictures from the Course

IMG_0218 IMG_0215 IMG_0213 IMG_0210 IMG_0208 IMG_0207 IMG_0206 IMG_0205 IMG_0199 IMG_0197 IMG_0195 IMG_0194 20170819_165033 20170819_164942 20170819_164451 20170819_164438 20170819_164423 20170819_164418 20170819_152452 20170819_152441 20170819_152427 20170819_152422 20170819_152118 20170819_152309 20170819_152127 20170819_152117 20170819_152010 20170819_151925 20170819_151747 20170819_151725 20170819_151658 20170819_151610 20170819_151510 20170819_151502 20170819_151438 20170819_151348 20170819_101941 20170819_101259 20170819_101204 20170819_100721 20170819_100634 20170819_100656 20170819_100609 20170819_100243 20170819_085640 20170819_085626_HDR 20170818_152802_HDR 20170818_150614 20170818_150458 20170818_150445 20170818_150416 20170818_150027_HDR 20170818_144530_HDR 20170818_144509 20170818_144333 20170818_144423 20170818_144108 20170818_144059_HDR 20170818_144315_HDR 20170818_144344