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Ultrasound in Anaesthetics


Cost: $3300 inc GST

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Program description

This new intensive four day hands-on practical course provides anaesthetists and trainees with the opportunity to enhance their practice of regional anaesthesia and transthoracic echocardiography and lung ultrasound.

Participants will receive guidance from experts in regional anaesthesia.

Practical and theoretical sessions include

  • Focused echo-cardiac ultrasound
  • Regional upper & lower limb blocks
  • Core & trunk blocks
  • Lung Ultrasound

Course objectives

  1. To review relational anatomy
  2. To identify the ultrasound appearances of the regions
  3. To discuss the scanning skills to optimise visualisation of the regions
  4. To provide clinical support regarding clinical techniques when using ultrasound

Participants will gain the confidence and knowledge to perform regional anaesthesia in various anatomical regions in their clinical setting. Tuition is conducted in small groups, limited to 4 to allow adequate time for practice.


Accredited CCPU units included in course


Approved by ACRRM 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. Eligible for Rural Procedural Grants funding under all components (Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Obstetrics, Surgery).


CICM Accredited - Lectures - Category 2A, points per hour 1; Demonstrations - Category 2B, points per hour 2; Skills - Category 3B, points per hour 3


ACRRM - 30 PRPD points; 30 MOPS points; 30 MOPS points Radiology; 30 MOPS points Emergency Medicine


RACGP QI&CPD Activity-Category 1-40.pdf


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:

Ultrasound in Anaesthetics

22 Jan - 25 Jan
2018 - AEST04-18 $3,300.00
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05 Mar - 08 Mar
2018 - AEST10-18 $3,300.00
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08 May - 11 May
2018 - AEST19-18 $3,300.00
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09 Jul - 12 Jul
2018 - AEST28-18 $3,300.00
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06 Aug - 09 Aug
2018 - AEST32-18 $3,300.00
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03 Sep - 06 Sep
2018 - AEST36-18 $3,300.00
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02 Oct - 05 Oct
2018 - AEST40-18 $3,300.00
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