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10th Ultrasound for Intensive Care

A practical course on the use of Ultrasound in the assessment and management of critically ill patients in Intensive Care, on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 October 2016, at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 92 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4BH
[Fully booked! Next available on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 February 2017]

Fully Booked Map to Venue

Course fee:

£525 (inc VAT)
Course fee includes web access to the latest Course data and presentations
submitted by the faculty, lunch and refreshments and attendance certificate.

Accreditation:

Revalidation-for-Anaesthetists-logo Approved
by RCoA for
12 CPD Credits
[2C01, 3C00]
CUSIC_logo_resized CUSIC
Approved
Course
FICE-Logo-resized FICE
Approved
Course

Full course programme

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About the Course:

  • Provides the knowledge and skills to start integrating focused ultrasound and echo in to daily clinical practice — a foundation in the ultrasound skills needed for Intensive Care
  • Suitable for Consultants, SASGs and advanced trainees in Intensive Care and Acute Medicine
  • Interactive, focused lectures, with extensive use of clinical cases and video clips
  • Practical sessions with supervised ‘hands-on’ scanning practice on models, patients (condition allowing) and phantoms
  • Become familiar with the physics of ultrasound, learn how to set up the machines and obtain diagnostic quality images
  • Understand training and accreditation requirements including logbook
  • Lectures and practical sessions including:
    • Obtaining Optimal Images: Machine Set Up, Knobology and Techniques
    • Introduction to FAST and Renal Tract
    • Chest Ultrasound
    • Ultrasound to Guide Procedures
    • Focused Echo Pathology Recognition
    • TOE in ITU
    • Ultrasound in Shock
  • Opportunities to practise on a variety of widely used US scanning machines
  • Meets one of the initial requirements towards CUSIC accreditation
  • Meets one of the initial requirements towards FICE accreditation

Pre-course preparation: delegates are given, in advance of the course, password-protected online access to reading material, including copies of lecture slides. There will be some mandatory pre-course reading – details to be forwarded.