Point-of-care ultrasound is an innovative tool with applications that can quickly provide diagnostic images, resulting in rapid important clinical information and quality medical management. POCUS applications can be used in the workup of multiple disease conditions including trauma, gastrointestinal emergencies, musculoskeletal complaints, and dermatological conditions. The application in initial gastrointestinal foreign body evaluation, toxicology, or infectious disease could be extremely helpful in corrections. The session includes a live demonstration of common POCUS techniques.
- Review common POCUS procedures in the correctional medicine setting
- Identify potential innovations for POCUS procedures in corrections
- Explain common high-impact POCUS procedures