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Ultrasound for Practitioners in Emergency and Acute Care

Pre-Hospital Care Consultancy

Ultrasound for Practitioners in Emergency and Acute Care supported exclusively by Sonosite Europe

Designed for Clinicians in Emergency, Urgent, and Acute Care Practice. This course will equip learners with the knowledge and skills to confidently perform Point of Care Ultrasound exams which contribute powerful information to clinical decision making; as well as enable them to perform ultrasound guided procedures. Clinical integration of POCUS is an educational objective that runs throughout the entire course and faculty are handpicked to offer experience and expertise for learners to draw on. Hands-on scanning time is maximised using succinct lectures, and short pre-course materials. Informal clinical discussions and faculty dialogues are interspersed through the course, to saturate each day with both technical and clinical education.

Topics Covered:

Day 1 – Introduction to Ultrasound in Trauma

o Preliminary Cardiac Ultrasound
o Preliminary Lung Ultrasound
o Abdominal FAST Scan
o Physics and foundational Ultrasound skills
o Infection control and safety in practice

Day 2

o Vascular:

  • 3 Point Lower Limb DVT scan
  • AAA Scan
  • Inferior Vena Cava

o Basic Lung Ultrasound
o Basic Cardiac Ultrasound
o Kidney & Bladder

Day 3

o Basic Soft Tissue
o Ophthalmic
o Fractures
o Procedural Skills:

  • Ultrasound Guided peripheral IV access
  • Serratus Anterior Plane Block
  • Fascia Illiaca Compartment Block


Members: £550
Non Members: £595


Start Date: 17th September 2018
Finish Date: 19th September 2018
Website: https://bit.ly/2LFTNdk