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Critical Care (Essentials)

Anaesthetics & Critical Care

Cost: $2325 inc GST

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Program description

A 3-day program, which is constantly revised to reflect current practice, is designed for Critical Care specialists interested in ultrasound techniques useful in their specialty.

This intensive program provides participants with tuition in basic physical principles, understanding of sonographic planes, terminology, measurements and probe manipulation skills, along with techniques involved in ultrasound needle guidance. There is an emphasis on the practical aspects of these topics with comprehensive "hands-on" tuition, led by expert sonographers. Low student/tutor ratios ensure comprehensive practical tuition in a personalised fashion.

Specific topics include

  • Physical principles & knobology
  • Probe manipulation techniques
  • Sonographic appearances & terminology
  • Vascular scanning techniques
  • Needle guidance techniques
  • Basic cardiac scanning techniques
  • Lung ultrasound

Course objectives

  1. To provide an overview of the physical principles and artifacts associated with B-Mode, colour & spectral doppler
  2. To provide an understanding of basic system optimisation
  3. To review relational anatomy
  4. To provide the scanning skills required to maximise technical ability
  5. To provide an understanding of protocols required in all examinations discussed

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Accredited CCPU units included in the course

Approved by ACRRM and RACGP for the Rural Procedural Grants Program

Procedural GPs can receive $2000 per day, for up to 10 days of training per financial year, and GPs providing hospital based emergency services can receive up to three days of eligible training per financial year. 

CPD 16.5 hours (Lecture 5.5 hrs, Practical 11 hrs) 

ACEM Accredited

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ACRRM Accredited - E1407AIUL; 6 PDP core points; 30 PRPD points; 30 MOPS points Critical Care; 30 MOPS points Radiology ; 30 MOPS points Emergency Medicine

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Course Feedback

  • "Extremely worthwhile - would definitely recommend"
  • "Fabulous course - liked the variation and flexibility in practical sessions"

Electronic logbook services with expert feedback 

To help maintain & improve your skills we offer an online ultrasound mentoring service so that our experienced staff can guide your hand by giving critical feedback on your uploaded images. The logged cases can then be saved on the AIU site to be used as a personal electronic logbook for future credentialing purposes.

Upcoming dates for this course:

Critical Care (Essentials)

12 Jun - 14 Jun
CCFTT06-17 $2,325.00
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04 Sep - 06 Sep
CCFTT09-17 $2,325.00
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27 Nov - 29 Nov
CCFTT11-17 $2,325.00
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