Ultrasound - Guided Regional Anaesthesia

About this course

Course cost: $1050

This online course and 1 day workshop teaches the fundamentals of ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia.

Online Pre-Course Modules

Lectures with interactive quizzes to reinforce fundamental learning objectives. The curriculum includes ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia of the neck, upper limb, lower limb, and trunk, as well as principles of ultrasound guided interventional techniques.

Workshop

Hands on workshop with needle placement on cadavers and phantoms, and scanning on live models supervised by Anaesthetists, Radiologists, and Sonographers.

Group Discount

To obtain a group discount, please fill out our group discount form and return it to admin@lightboxradiology.com.au at least fourteen days prior to the course commencement date.


Venue Information & Timetables

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There are no courses currently scheduled, please contact us to register your interest.

Participants

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Anaesthetists, ICU Physicians, Emergency Physicians, Pain Specialists & Trainees

Curriculum

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Pre Course (Online available 1 week prior to the course):

Pre course test

Module 1 - Sonographic appearances & terminology.  Ultrasound guided central venous access. Introduction to Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia. Blocks of the Head & Neck. 

Module 2 - Blocks of the Upper Limb. 

Module 3 - Blocks of the Lower Limb & Trunk. 

Hands-On Workshop:

Module 1 - Sonographic appearances & terminology. Safety. Knobology & system functionality.

Module 2 - Ultrasound guided Central venous access with Phantoms.

Module 3 - Sonographic review of Normal Anatomy of the Neck & Upper Limb on Live Models.

Module 4 - Blocks of the Head & Neck & Upper Limb on Cadavers.

Module 5 - Blocks of the Head & Neck & Upper Limb on Cadavers.

Module 6 - Ultrasound guided Needle Technique on Phantoms.

Module 7 - Sonographic review of Normal Anatomy of the Trunk & Lower Limb on Live Models.

Module 8 - Blocks of the Trunk & Lower Limb on Cadavers.

Module 9 - Blocks of the Trunk & Lower Limb on Cadavers.

Post Course (Online):

Post course test

Continuing Professional Development

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Australian College for Emergency Medicine: Online Modules - 1 CPD hour (Self-Directed Learning) per hour spent (approx 6 hours). Hands-On Workshop - 6.25 ACEM CPD hours.

Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists: 6 hours online + 6.25 hours hands-on workshop. Course Curriculum - Online – Category: Knowledge and Skills - Lectures, 6 credits (or 1 credit per hour).  Course Curriculum - 1 Day Hands-On Workshop - Category: Knowledge and Skills - Short courses, workshops and PBLDs, 12.5 credits (or 2 credits per hour attended)

Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine: Online Modules - 6 points. Hands-On Workshop - 6.25 points.

Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry: Online modules 5.5 CPD Points under ASAR Code 4. Hands-On Workshop: 6.25 CPD Points under ASAR Category 2.

Australasian Sonographers Association: Onlline Lecture: 5.5 ASAR Credits/PD-asa points under ASAR Code 4, Hands-On Workshop: 6.25 ASAR =Credits/PD-asa points under ASAR Category 2.  

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists: Online lectures and Hands-On Workshop a total of 20 points may be claimed. For anyone who attends only part of this course, points may be claimed pro rata at 1 point per hour for lectures and 3 points per hour for workshops.

Refund & Transfer Policy

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Lightbox Radiology Education offers Transfers, Credits and Refunds on most courses - Excludes Custom Courses

Online Courses

Lightbox Radiology Education does not offer refunds, transfers or credits for our online courses.

Radiology Courses

If you have registered and paid for a course that you can no longer attend, please select a form to complete then email to admin@lightboxradiology.com.au at least 2 weeks before your course commencement date. (Please note: we do not offer credits/transfers or refunds on our custom courses)

Transfers / Credits
Applications for a course transfer/credit must be made at least 2 weeks before your course commencement date. A fee of $50 applies to all course transfers/credits. Please fill out our Transfer/Credit form and forward to admin@lightboxradiology.com.au.  If the application for a transfer/credit is made within 2 weeks to your course, all funds will be forfeited or you must find another attendee to take your place.

Course credits are valid for 12 months from the original payment date. You must ensure you enroll and attend this course held within that 12 month period. All courses are subject to availability. Course credits are not transferable to other attendees & cannot be refunded.

Refunds
Applications for a course refund must be made at least 2 weeks before your course commencement date. A fee of $150 applies for all refunds. Please complete our Refund Form and forward to admin@lightboxradiology.com.au.  If the application for a refund is made within 2 weeks to your course, all funds will be forfeited or you must find another attendee to take your place.

Course Cancellation
In the unlikely event a course is cancelled due to exceptional circumstances, Lightbox Radiology Education will provide (where possible) alternative dates for the course; a credit note towards future courses or a full refund.

Lightbox Radiology Education will not be liable for any additional costs, above the course fee, incurred due to a course cancellation. 

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Course testimonials

"This course provides a great way to get some hands on experience in nerve blocks. Great way to combine lecture and hands on experience with cadavers and phantoms. Thanks guys!"
Anaesthetic Registrar, Melbourne

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