Ultrasound - Critical Care Workshop

About this course

Course cost: US$1003

This course is designed for those working in the critical care setting.

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.  Please note that timings are subject to change but total scanning time and content remain unchanged.

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.

RRP $1890 AUD - SALE PRICE: $1512 AUD

Accommodation offer Sydney

Mecure Sydney are offering 10% off the best available rate at the time of booking. To book, please email h2073@accor.com  or call 02 9217 6666 and quote promo code 2407LIGHTB_001

Accommodation offer Noosa

Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas is offering our attendees 10% discount on the current best available rate at time of booking when booked directly with Peppers Noosa. Please book diect with their reservations team on 0754 552200 or noosa@peppers.com.au 

Venue Information & Timetables

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Sydney 2 days Saturday, July 27, 2024 Timetable Register
Noosa, QLD 2 days Saturday, October 26, 2024 Timetable Register


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ICU Physicians, Emergency Physicians, Anaesthetists, Sonographers, Registrars, Interns.


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Recommended Reading:

1. Manual of Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition

2. Emergency Ultrasound, Second Edition


Pre-Course (Online):



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


Post-Course (Online):


Continuing Professional Development

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Australian College for Emergency Medicine: Approved for 24 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: Approved CPD 23.75 hours; 6hrs Educational Activities, 17.75hrs Reviewing performance (Course ID: 2024 TBC)

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: Activity Id: 393613  - CPD Accredited activity; 6hrs educational activities, 18hrs reviewing performance, total 24hrs (Rural Procedural Grant for emergency medicine Approved. Separate claims required for 2 day online component & 2 day face2face workshop component)

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: 2024 Pending

Refund & Transfer Policy

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Delegate’s rights and obligations:


  1. By registering, you warrant your details as provided are true and correct.

  2. You must comply with any particular conditions, rules, regulations or usage requirements of the Venue or of Lightbox Radiology Education in connection with an Event. 

  3. You are expected to behave in a professional and appropriate manner at all Events. 

  4. You must also comply with all verbal and written directions given by Lightbox Radiology Education or the Venue whilst at, entering, or departing the Venue (including without limitation in respect of an acceptable noise level emanating from the Event space).

  5. Lightbox Radiology Education reserves the right, without any liability, to refuse admission to, or to eject you from an Event, in its absolute discretion, including (without limitation), for failure to comply with these Delegate Conditions or if in the opinion of Lightbox Radiology Education, you represent a health or security risk, nuisance or annoyance to the running of an Event.

  6. Photography and the recording or transmitting of audio or visual material, data or information is prohibited at an Event without Lightbox Radiology Education’s prior written consent.


Payment Terms, cancellations, transfers, refunds, credits


In-Person Education Events:

  1. Payment for in-person education events is due at the time of registration.

  2. Lightbox Radiology Education reserves the right to decline any registration application, if so, Lightbox Radiology Education will refund (or not process) any monies then paid.

  3. The Course fee does not include any transport, transfers or accommodation expenses.

  4. Lightbox Radiology Education reserves the right and has sole discretion for any reason and at any time to:

    1. Change the format, participants, content, location and timing or any other aspect of an Event;

    2. Postpone Events in full or any part of those Events; and/or

    3. Cancel an Event in full or any part.



  1. Applications for a course refund must be made 14 days PRIOR to your course commencement date.

  2. All requests for refunds for any course (including extenuating circumstances) must be by a formal request in writing to admin@lightboxradiology.com

  3. An administration fee of $150 AUD applies for all refunds. 

  4. If the application for a refund is made within 14 days to your scheduled course commencement date, all funds will be forfeited. 

  5. Alternatively, you can transfer your enrolment to another participant.  Please see Course Transfer information. 

  6. Any funds retained by Lightbox Radiology Education when issuing a refund are a genuine pre-estimate of reasonable costs that Lightbox Radiology Education will have incurred at the time of the cancellation. 

  7. To commence the refund process, please complete our Refund Form and forward to admin@lightboxradiology.com.

  8. If you wish to claim a refund under extenuating circumstances and within 14 days of the course commencement date, you must submit a refund request in writing to Lightbox Radiology Education prior to the Event start date and consideration will be given by Lightbox Radiology Education for a partial refund. Payment of a refund in these circumstances is at Lightbox Radiology Education’s sole and absolute discretion.

  9. Refunds will not be granted if you fail to attend an Event, are refused admission, or ejected from an Event for failure to comply with these terms and conditions or if in the opinion of Lightbox Radiology Education, you represent a health or security risk, nuisance or annoyance to the running of an Event.


Course transfers

  1. Applications for a course transfer must be made 14 days PRIOR to your course commencement date. 

  2. A fee of $50 AUD applies to all course transfers.

  3. Course transfers can be made:

    1. from one Lightbox course instance to another

    2. from a face to face course instance to an online course. (You will be required to either pay or will be refunded the difference in registration pricing, in addition to the course transfer fee).

    3. from one participant to another

  4. Please fill out our Transfer/Credit form and forward to admin@lightboxradiology.com.


Course fee credits

  1. Applications for a course credit must be made 14 days PRIOR to your course commencement date.

  2. A fee of $50 AUD applies to all course credits.

  3. Please fill out our Transfer/Credit form and forward to admin@lightboxradiology.com.

    1. Course credits are valid for 12 months from the date a credit is granted.

    2. You must ensure you enrol and attend a Lightbox course held within 12 months of your credit being granted.

    3. All courses are subject to availability.

    4. Course credits are not transferable to other attendees and cannot be refunded once granted.


Online Radiology Education Courses:

  1. Payment for online courses is required before access to the course materials is granted.

  2. No refunds will be provided once access to the course has been granted.


Visa Applications:

  1. If your attendance at one of our face-to-face education events is contingent on you receiving a travel visa:

  2. A $50 administration fee will be charged should you require evidence (such as a letter of invitation) from Lightbox Radiology Education to support your application.

    1. In the event your visa application is not successful a further $100 administration fee will be charged to process a course refund provided the refund is requested 14 days PRIOR to the commencement of the course date.

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Sydney Saturday, July 27, 2024 2 days Register
Noosa, QLD Saturday, October 26, 2024 2 days Register


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