Ultrasound - Critical Care Workshop

About this course

Course cost: US$1246

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.

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.

Accommodation offer Melbourne

The Stamford Plaza has offered us preferential rates for our 2023 courses, book online using this link to receive exclusive accommodation rates: bit.ly/Staynsave18

Accommodation offer Adelaide

Stamford Plaza Adelaide is offering our attendees discount accommodation over the dates of the course, click the LINK to book.

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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Melbourne, VIC 2 Days Saturday, May 6, 2023 Timetable Register
Adelaide 2 days Saturday, June 10, 2023 Timetable Register
Sydney, NSW 2 Days Saturday, July 22, 2023 Timetable Register
Noosa, QLD 2 Days Saturday, November 4, 2023 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 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: Pending
(Course ID Melbourne: 28360, Adelaide: 28361, Sydney: 28362, Noosa: 28363)

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. (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: 2022 - 25 Point/s in Educational Activities; 2023 pending.

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 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.  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.

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.  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. 

Register for this course


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Melbourne, VIC Saturday, May 6, 2023 2 Days Register
Adelaide Saturday, June 10, 2023 2 days Register
Sydney, NSW Saturday, July 22, 2023 2 Days Register
Noosa, QLD Saturday, November 4, 2023 2 Days Register


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"This course provides an excellent combination of lectures and hands on interactive training. I loved the food as well!"
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