Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Level 1: A Day of Supervised Scanning Practice

Scanning Practice (no lectures) in all L1 (Core) competence areas: AAA, FAST, Vascular Access and ECHO for Life Support

No lectures, just practice, practice, practice.

TWO places left!

on Wednesday 26 February 2020, at the Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley, London BR1 4JD
[Bromley is one stop and 16 mins from London Victoria station]

Are you a doctor who is seeking further opportunities for:

  • supervised ultrasound scanning in each of the Core (Level 1) competence areas (FAST, AAA, Vascular Access and ECHO in Life Support) on models, patients and phantoms,* or
  • boosting your logged experience by getting a number of signed scans, or
  • polishing up your L1 competencies, or
  • preparing for the EM US Core (Level 1) Finishing School?
  • supervised practice, practice and practice!!

Practise USS techniques:

  • AAA
  • eFAST
  • Vascular Access
  • ECHO

Course fee

£275 (inc VAT)

Course fee includes lunch and refreshments,
plus password-protected access to Level 1 lecture slides (pdf), sample USS logbook and other resources.

Course fee does not include accommodation.

Download: Full course programme

Course equipment and technical support is kindly provided by:

Target audience

  • Consultants, SASG, ST and FY doctors working in Emergency, Acute or Intensive Care Medicine

Full course programme

What you get is supervised scanning practice:

The opportunity to perform AAA scans, FAST scans, ECHO for Life Support scans and Vascular Access scans on models, patients and phantoms, which can serve as preparation for assessment or simply form part of you logged experience.

Just four trainees per supervisor: continuous personalised feedback in line with core competences and assessment criteria, plus opportunities to learn from others’ mistakes!

The Practice Day is based on the Practice Sessions of the highly successful EM US Core (Level 1) Finishing School.

Please note: it is generally recommended that no more than three months should elapse without the trainee using her/his ultrasound scanning skills; otherwise the trainee should be re-assessed with a DOPS by a trainer.

Faculty members include

  • Dr Bill Coode, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust, London
  • Dr Christopher Blakeley, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Croydon University Hospital, London
  • Dr Siamak Bakhtiari, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Northwick Park Hospital
  • Dr Erik Witt, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Royal Free Hospital, London
  • Dr Chris Solomonides, Consultant in Emergency Medicine Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Devesh Sharma, Consultant in Emergency Medicine
  • Ms Daksha Patel, Sonographer
  • Ms Lesley Bottoms, Echosonographer, Royal London Hospital
  • Dr Tom O'Driscoll, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
  • Dr Alice Cook, Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford
Hands-on emergency ultrasound practice scanning stations