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April 17 @ 8:00 am 1:30 pm BST

This course is designed for all clinicians who want to learn how to use point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) to assess critically ill and trauma patients. The course covers the following topics:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular, respiratory, and abdominal systems
  • Basic ultrasound principles
  • How to perform a focused POCUS exam
  • Interpretation of POCUS images
  • Clinical applications of POCUS

The course is delivered by experts from emergency medicine, acute medicine, and intensive care. It is a one-day course that consists of live lectures, pre-recorded e-lectures, and practical sessions.

In the practical sessions, delegates will be divided into small groups of three and will use state-of-the-art ultrasound machines to perform focused POCUS exams on models, high-tech simulators, and clinical scenarios. They will also have the opportunity to practice peripheral vascular, central vein cannulation, and fascia iliaca block techniques.

At the end of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Perform a focused POCUS exam
  • Interpret POCUS images
  • Apply POCUS findings to the clinical management of critically ill and trauma patients

Benefits of attending the POCUS course:

  • Learn how to use POCUS to assess critically ill and trauma patients
  • Learn from experts in the field of critical care medicine
  • Practice your skills in a safe and simulated setting
  • Network with other professionals in your field
  • Gain access to post-course mentorship and resources
£350 Event Price

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Wharf Rd
Frimley Green, GU16 6JR United Kingdom
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01252 838000
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Speciality

Emergency Medicine

Role

Foundation Doctor, SHO, SAS Doctor, Nurse Practitioner and Physician Associate

CPD

Not CPD Accredited