This course has pre-course online lectures to complete followed by a 1 day hands-on workshop with live models. It is designed to give participants an overview of the techniques and interpretation for general diagnostic ultrasound. Limited places available and 1:4 hands-on training. Covering Ultrasound of the Chest, Neck, Liver & Biliary Tree, Spleen & Pancreas, Kidneys, Bladder & Prostate and Female Pelvis.
General Practitioners, Physicians, Oncologists, Surgeons, Sonographers, House officers, Interns, Radiographers.
Pre-Course Modules (Online):
Module 1 - Introduction to Ultrasound
Module 2 - Ultrasound of the Chest - pneumothorax & pleural effusion, Pleurocentesis
Module 3 - Ultrasound of the Neck - Thyroid & Salivary glands, Lymph nodes, Ultrasound guided FNA
Module 4 - Ultrasound of the Liver & Biliary Tree
Module 5 - Ultrasound of the Spleen & Pancreas
Module 6 - Ultrasound of the Kidneys, Bladder & Prostate
Module 7 - Ultrasound of the Female Pelvis, 1st trimester obstetrics
Hands On Workshop:
Module 1 - Knobology & system functionality
Module 2 - Ultrasound of the Chest
Module 3 - Ultrasound of the Neck
Module 4 - Ultrasound of the Abdomen
Module 5 - Ultrasound KUB and prostate
Module 6 - Ultrasound of the Female Pelvis
Module 7 - Ultrasound guided FNA and Ultrasound guided biopsy, Ultrasound guided venous access.
Module 8 - Ultrasound guided pleurocentesis.
Australian College for Emergency Medicine: Approved for 13 ACEM CPD hours;
Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine: 14 myASUM CDP points.
Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry: Online modules: 1 point per hour of activity under Code 3A. Hands-On Workshop: 6 CPD Points under Code 1A.
Australasian Sonographers Association: Onlline Modules: 8 ASAR Credits/PD-asa points under Code 4, Hands-On Workshop: 6 ASAR =Credits/PD-asa points under Code 2.
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine: (ID Brisbane 18092; Sydney 18951; Noosa 18952): 13 PDP units. Grant eligibility: Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics, Surgery, Anaesthetics.
Royal Australasian College of Physicians: Recommended MyCPD category 1 - ‘Educational Activities’ at 1 credit per hour
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: Only Brisbane course*: 13 points Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills or 1 point per hour to a maximum of 12 points. * Only courses prior to 15/3/2021 as RACS accreditation process changing.
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: Online pre-course modules Activity 187516: CPD Accredited Activity 40 points, Workshop Activity 192675: CPD Accredited Activity 40 points.
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