This course is designed for those working in the critical care setting to have a fundamental understanding of the techniques and interpretation of ultrasound at the bedside with a focus on RUSH techniques including HI MAP, and ultrasound guided intervention. The course has pre-course lectures to complete online followed by our face to face 2 day intensive hands on workshop where you will be supervised in performing scans on live models. Limited places available and 1:4 hands-on training.
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ICU Physicians, Emergency Physicians, Anaesthetists, Sonographers, Registrars, Interns.
1. Manual of Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition
2. Emergency Ultrasound, Second Edition
Pre-Course Modules (8 hours Online):
Introduction to Ultrasound
Module 1 - Basic principles of ultrasound, techniques & terminology
Module 2 - Ultrasound of the Chest - Pneumothorax & pleural effusion, ultrasound guided pleurocentesis
Module 3 - Basic echocardiography for pericardial effusion & tamponade
Module 4 - FAST techniques
Module 5 - Ultrasound of the Vascular Abdomen - AAA & IVC scanning
Module 6 - Ultrasound of the Abdominal viscera - Liver, gallbladder and biliary tree
Module 7 - Ultrasound of the Abdominal viscera - Spleen and pancreas
Module 8 - Ultrasound of the Renal tract
Module 9 - Ultrasound of the Female Pelvis and 1st Trimester
Module 10 - Ultrasound of Upper and Lower limbs - DVT
Module 11 - Interventional techniques - ultrasound guided central line insertion - Internal jugular vein, femoral vein, PICC lines
Hands On Workstation modules include:
Echocardiography – Apical view
Echocardiography – parasternal view
Echocardiography – subcostal view
Ultrasound Guided Central Line techniques
Ultrasound of the Abdominal Viscera & Ultrasound of the Vascular Abdomen
Pelvis & 1st Trimester
Lower Limb DVT
Australian College for Emergency Medicine: Approved for 25 ACEM CPD hours;
Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists: Participants of the ANZCA and FPM CPD program may claim time under the Knowledge and skills ‘Short format learning’ activity for short course, workshops, problem-based learning discussions and small group discussion. Online learning can be claimed under the Knowledge and skills ‘Learning sessions’ activity.
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine: 24 PDP units. Grant eligibility: Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics, Anaesthetics, Surgery
Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry: Online modules: 8 CPD Points under category 3A. Hands-On Workshop: 14 CPD Points under category 3A
Australasian Sonographers Association: Online modules: 8 ASAR CPD Points/PD-asa points under Code 4. Hands-On Workshop: 14 CPD Points/PD-asa points under Code 2.
Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine: 22 myASUM CPD points.
College of Intensive Care Medicine: Pre-course learning: Category 1A: 1 point per hour. Lectures: Category 2A: 1 point per hour. Skill stations: Category 2B: 2 points per hour.
Royal Australasian College of Physicians: Recommended MyCPD category 1 - ‘Educational Activities’ at 1 credit per hour.
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: Online pre-course modules Activity 187405: CPD Accredited Activity 40 points, Workshop Activity 192755: CPD Accredited Activity 40 points.
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: 2022 - 25 Point/s in Educational Activities; 2023 pending.
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