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Ultrasound Techniques - 3 Different Approaches

Evaluated by:  David B. Kaminsky, M.D., FIAC, November 8, 2017
Original release date: January 8, 2018
Access to this course expires on:  September 13, 2020

Faculty: Mikhail Tismenetsky, M.D., Ronald Balassanian, M.D., Britt-Marie E. Ljung, M.D.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand basic ultrasound physics and how it can be applied and used during the USFNA procedure
  • Demonstrate how to effectively acquire a sample from a lesion using ultrasound to guide the needle
  • Effective management of suction during FNA procurement
  • Promoting optimal operator hand/arm/shoulder position during FNA sampling aiding in improved sample quality