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9th Ultrasound for Intensive Care

A practical course on the use of Ultrasound in the assessment and management of critically ill patients in Intensive Care organised by Infomed Research & Training, on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 July 2016 [Fully booked! Next available on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 October 2016], at The Events Centre, Health Education England, Stewart House, 32 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DN

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.