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.
ICU Physicians, Emergency Physicians, Anaesthetists, Registrars, Interns.
1. Manual of Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition
2. Emergency Ultrasound, Second Edition
Pre-Course Modules (7 hours Online):
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 Workshop Day 1:
Module 1 - Buttonology & Echocardiography
Module 2 - Chest
Module 3 - Echocardiography
Module 4 - Ultrasound Guided Central Line techniques
Module 5 - Echocardiography
Module 6 - Chest
Module 7 - Echocardiography
Hands On Workshop Day 2:
Module 8 - FAST Scan
Module 9 - Ultrasound of the Abdominal Viscera & Ultrasound of the Vascular Abdomen
Module 10 - Pelvis & 1st Trimester
Module 11 - Ultrasound Guided Central Line techniques
Module 12- FAST Scan
Module 13 - Ultrasound of the Abdominal Viscera & Ultrasound of the Vascular Abdomen
Module 14 - Lower Limb DVT
Australian College for Emergency Medicine: 22 ACEM CPD hours and Procedural Skills Maintenance
Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists: 8 hours pre-course module online learning + 14 hours hands-on workshop. Course Curriculum – Pre-course module - Category: Knowledge and Skills - Lectures, 8 credits (or 1 credit per hour attended). Course Curriculum - 2 Days Hands-On Workshop - Category: Knowledge and Skills – Short courses, workshops and PBLDs, 28 credits (or 2 credits per hour attended).
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine: Online lectures (ID 6912): 30 PRPD & 30 EM MOPS + 30 RAD MOPS. Workshop (ID's 6913 Brisbane, 6914 Melbourne, 6915 Sydney): 30 PRPD & 30 EM MOPS + 30 RAD MOPS, Procedural grant: 2 days of Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Obstetrics.
Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry: Online modules: 8 CPD Points under Code 4. Hands-On Workshop: 14 CPD Points under Code 2.
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.
New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology: 10 CPD points (Group 2.4)
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: Pre-Course Modules: 8 points Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills; Workshop: 14 points Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills or 1 point per hour to a maximum of 14 points.
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: 2017-2019 Online(Activity 75135) 11 Points Radiology/Category 2. Hands-On Workshop (Activity 75160) 40 Points Radiology/Category 1. Training Grant approved for 2 days of Emergency or Anaesthetic.
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