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January Courses 2015

Introductory Ultrasound for Emergency Medicine

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19th January 2015
(5 Day Course)

Introductory Ultrasound for Emergency Medicine (IUEM) courses are delivered with a focus on the acquisition of practical skills for use in an emergency environment.

Designed by doctors for doctors, these accredited courses are aimed at candidates at all levels that have little or no prior ultrasound experience. Hands on time is the focus with a 1:3/2:3 ratio of time dedicated to theory/practical.

The five day course is overseen by Dr. Adam Bystrzycki, and Dr. Jack Spencer consultant emergency physicians.
Course objectives

At the conclusion of this course you will be able to:

Explore the physical principles and artifacts of ultrasound to attain basic practical proficiency in image optimisation

Demonstrate basic practical proficiency in performing and interpreting the following ultrasound examinations:
eFAST
AAA
Lung
Vascular access (through experience gained on ultrasound phantoms)
Basic echo in life support

Discuss the clinical role, practical applications and limitations of focused ultrasound assessment of the following:
eFAST
AAA
Lung
Vascular access (through experience gained on ultrasound phantoms)
Basic echo in life support

Explain the practical application of the RUSH protocol and the HI-MAP imaging sequence in the assessment of the critically ill patient in shock

Document and present complete and accurate sonographic findings for recording in the patient’s record to facilitate appropriate diagnosis and clinical management

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Ultrasound for Emergency Nurses

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27th January 2015
(3 Day Course)

Ultrasound for Emergency Nurses (UENP) courses are delivered with a focus on the acquisition of practical skills for use by nurses in an emergency environment.

Designed in conjunction with doctors and nurses, this course is aimed at candidates at all levels that have little or no prior ultrasound experience. Hands on time is the focus with a 1:3/2:3 ratio of time dedicated to theory/practical.

The three day course has been developed and is overseen by Dr. Elissa Kennedy-Smith consultant emergency physician, and Tamara Smith, consultant registered nurse.
Course objectives

At the conclusion of this course you will be able to:

Describe physical principles and artifacts of ultrasound
Develop a protocol for image labelling, recording and storage
Demonstrate practical proficiency in image optimisation in order to enable appropriate diagnosis
Describe the sonographic characteristics of peripheral vessels in various physiological states
Demonstrate basic practical proficiency in vascular access through experience gained in the use of ultrasound phantoms
Perform basic musculoskeletal imaging assessment of calf, thigh and upper arm muscles
Perform soft tissue assessment of foreign bodies, cellulitis and abscesses
Sonographically assess fractures for guiding management in an emergency department context

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