The Ultrasound Finishing School
Fully booked: Thursday 27 and Friday 28 June 2013 in London
Next available date for booking:
Thursday 24 and Friday 25 October 2013, in Oxford
Venue for June 2013: The Clinical Education Building, University of East London,
Stratford Campus, Water Lane, London, E15 4LZ
Venue for October 2013: John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford, OX3 9DU
Day one: Intensive supervised hands-on practice in all competence areas
Day two: CEM Formal Assessment and final sign-off
Organised by Infomed Research & Training in collaboration
with the College of Emergency Medicine
Early booking is strongly advised as places are strictly limited. Book online or call 020 8123 0021.
Please note that, in order to ensure that you are admitted to the Assessment, you should bring with you documented evidence that you have completed the ‘Theoretical and hands-on training’ and ‘Logged experience’ sections of the Triggered Assessment, more specifically:
- Completed all 6 Enlightenme modules and/or completed a CEM approved Level 1 USS course or local modular training; and
- carried out scans [log book] throughout a period of time; and
- produced follow up notes and reflective writing on 10 case studies, please refer to format in sample template.
- Prof Tim Harris, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Royal London Hospital
- Dr Bill Coode, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Newham General Hospital, London
- Mr Christopher Blakeley, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Mayday University Hospital
- Dr Ash Mukherjee, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley
- Dr Kalyana Murali, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Sandwell General Hospital
- Dr Michael Obiako, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Prince Charles Hospital
- Dr Sarah Shewring, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Princess of Wales Hospital
Programme Directors and CEM Advisors
- Mr John Sloan, Chair of Ultrasound Sub Committee, College of Emergency Medicine,
and Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Countess of Chester Hospital
- Mr Bob Jarman, Member of Ultrasound Sub Committee, College of Emergency Medicine,
and Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead
Day 1: Practice Sessions
- For doctors seeking intensive supervised hands-on practice in all competence areas (FAST, AAA, Vascular Access and ECHO in Life Support) before being assessed on Day 2, or simply seeking opportunities to complete logged experience and polish up competencies.
- Opportunity to perform 10 AAA scans, 10 FAST scans, 10 ECHO scans and 10 Vascular Access scans Scenario based scanning of real patients and models in a controlled environment, guided and assessed by an experience Faculty
- Expert supervision from CEM EM US L1 Assessors
- Two trainees/supervisor – perfect preparation for assessment, with plenty of immediate personalised feedback, plus opportunities to learn from another’s mistakes!
Day 2: Formal Assessment
- For doctors needing to be assessedin all Level 1 (Core) competence areas (FAST, AAA,Vascular Access and ECHO in Life Support) and seeking final sign-off.
- Assessors are experienced Facultyqualified to undertake Level 1 Assessment.
- Morning or afternoon session