Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for the Emergency Physician

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Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for the Emergency Physician

Topics:

  • Overview/history
  • Needles/supplies
  • Anatomic territories
  • Axial brachial plexus block
  • Forearm nerve blocks
  • Supraclavicular brachial plexus block
  • Femoral
  • Foot nerve blocks
  • Technical/procedural pointers

 

Objectives

Upon completion of this enduring material activity, you should be able to accomplish the following:

  1. Cite the anatomic territories covered by specific regional nerve blocks
  2. Recognize the sonographic appearance of individual nerves and nerve plexuses on ultrasound
  3. List the common principles that apply to all ultrasound guided nerve blocks
  4. Provide technical and procedural pointers that improve block success and enhance patient safety
  5. List the advantages provided when ultrasound is used for performing regional nerve blocks
  6. Increase knowledge and competence to perform ultrasound-guided nerve blocks in the emergency department

 

Date of Original Release: 7/22/2013

This edition valid for credit through: 6/27/2019

Video Length: 1:23:00