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This event will involve an exploration of various types of pediatric ultrasound studies such as pyloric stenosis and intussusception as well sonographic evaluation of masses commonly seen in the pediatric population. The use of TCD in pediatric sickle cell patients will also be addressed. In addition, technical tips on how to promote the cooperation of the pediatric patient will be discussed. This event has been approved for 1 SDMS CME credit.
Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:
- List common abdominal masses seen in the pediatric population.
- Discuss the importance of color Doppler in the child with intussusception.
- Recognize clinical findings in the child with pyloric stenosis.
- Explain the use of TCD in pediatric patients with sickle cell anemia.
- Discuss various techniques to calm the pediatric patient.
About Our Speaker:
Robert De Jong, RDMS, RDCS, RVT is recently retired from The Johns Hopkins Hospital where he was the Technical Manager of the Radiology Ultrasound Division for over 28 years. To further his interest in educating the next generations of sonographers, he has published several books on sonographic scanning and patient care and has also authored chapters in multiple ultrasound textbooks.
Bob has been honored by the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography with the Joan Baker Pioneer Award and has Fellow member status in both the SDMS and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.
As an active committee member of the SDMS, the AIUM, and the Maryland Ultrasound Society he involves himself in conference management, nominating committee activities, and CME organization. Bob is a frequent speaker at national and local meetings on various ultrasound topics.