Emergency Nurse Practitioner Ultrasound

 

DESCRIPTION

 

This three-day course has been specifically designed for ED Nurse Practitioners who would like to become proficient in some basic concepts of ultrasound scanning at the bedside.

 

CONTENT

 

  • Basic practical physics, “knobology” and artifacts
  • Probe manipulation techniques
  • Scanning protocols in:
    • eFAST (trauma)
    • Basic Soft Tissue Techniques
    • Early Pregnancy Assessment
    • Ultrasound Needle Guidance Techniques

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

  • To provide an overview of the physical principles and artifacts associated with ultrasound in emergency medicine
  • To provide scanning skills required in maximising diagnostic ability
  • To provide an understanding of the protocols required in answering common clinical questions

 

ACCREDITATION

 

ASUM | CCPU units included in the course:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Extended Focussed Abdominal Scan for Trauma (E-FAST)
  • Vascular Access
  • Basic Early Pregnancy
  • Basic Soft Tissue

    Emergency Nurse Practitioner Ultrasound - 3 Day Course

    $2,550.00Price
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