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June 10 @ 9:30 am June 11 @ 5:00 pm BST

Cambridge Medical Education

This course covers the new RCEM curriculum
This two-day Point of care Emergency Ultrasound (Level 1) course based in Cambridge is aimed at doctors working in acute care settings.

The training addresses the knowledge and practical skills recommended by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine in the new curriculum  2021.

The course covers the topics outlined in the new curriculum including Abdominal Aorta, eFAST/FAFF, ELS and shock assessment, Pleural US, Vascular Assess- Central and Peripheral, and Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block.

  • The Level 1 emergency ultrasound training course covers all the topics in RCEM’s new curriculum
  • The course is ideal for Emergency Physicians, Acute Physicians and Critical Care Physicians.
  • This practical course is suitable for those new to the clinical applications of focused ultrasound as well as those with prior experience in ultrasound
  • Pre-course lectures- Ultrasound physics, DVT

Day one – Online

Details of how to access the online part of the course will be emailed after you have booked your place.

  • 09.30 – 9.35     Welcome and Introductions
  • 09.35 – 9.45      Introduction to Focused Ultrasound
  • 09.45 – 10.15    Physics and Instrumentation
  • 10.20 – 10.45    Aorta scanning
  • 10.45 – 11.00    Break
  • 11.00 – 11.25    IVC
  • 11.30 – 11.55    Vascular Access
  • 12.00 – 12.25    eFAST/FAFF scan
  • 12.25 – 13.10    Break
  • 13.10 – 13.45    Chest scanning
  • 13.50 – 14.25    Echo in life support
  • 14.25 – 14.40    Break
  • 14.45 – 15.05    Renal Ultrasound for hydronephrosis
  • 14.50 – 15:10    Q and A for Fascia Iliaca blocks and DVT scan
  • 15:10 – 15:30    Cases
  • 15:30 – 15:40    Close and plan for practical day

Day two – Practical 

  • 09:00-9:10     Introduction to the day
  • 09:10-09:40   PRACTICAL / WORKSHOP 1 – INSTRUMENTATION & OPTIMISING THE IMAGE (30 MIN PER STATION)
  • 09:40-09:50   Aorta Demo
  • 09:50-10:00   IVC Demo
  • 10:00-10:10    Vascular Access Demo
  • 10:10-12:30    PRATICAL / WORKSHOP 2 – AORTA, IVC, VASCULAR ACCESS, FASCIA ILIACA BLOCK, DVT
  • 12:30-13:10    Lunch
  • 13:10-13;30    Lecture – Shock Protocols (Adding things together in an unwell patient)
  • 13:30-13:40    ECHO Demo
  • 13:40-13:50    FAST Demo
  • 13:50-14:00    Thoracic Demo
  • 14:00-16:45    PRACTICAL / WORKSHOP 3 –CARDIAC VIEWS, ELS, LUNG, eFAST
  • 16.45 – 16:55  Credentialing and closure

*times subject to change

£340 Event Price

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Back Ln, Great Cambourne, Cambourne
Cambridge, CB23 6BW United Kingdom
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01954 714600
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Speciality

Anaesthetics, Emergency Medicine and All Medical Specialties

Role

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