Point of Care Ultrasound Refresher
This course has been specifically designed to address the needs of any practitioners who have previous practical ultrasound experience but feel the need for review. The aim is to improve your existing ultrasound skills and problem solving techniques.
NB: This course is suitable for those clinicians who have completed a basic course (even if it was years ago) and have had reasonable levels of ‘hands-on’ experience. It is NOT suitable for those with NO previous training. This course aims to improve your understanding and use of ultrasound to answer clinical questions and acquire better images.
- Image acquisition
- Image optimisation
- AAA scanning
- eFAST scanning
- Early pregnancy scanning
- Vascular access
Run over 3-days, this course will re-ignite your confidence in the clinical ultrasound world. Including 14 hours of “hands-on” practical tuition on volunteers with varying degrees of difficulty.
Our aim is to have you scanning and making sound clinical decisions by the end of the course using Point of Care ultrasound.
ACEM | This course accredited for 23.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as complying with ACEM standards and policies for AAA, E-FAST, BELS (including cardiac arrest), Vascular Access, Pregnancy (1st trimester), Lung, Pleural Effusion, Hepatobiliary, Renal Tract.
ACRRM | Approved PDP units - 15 Educational activity pointsEligible for Rural Procedural Grants Funding – 2 days under all components (Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Obstetrics and Surgery)Rural Procedural Grants Program – GPs can receive $2000 per day for a maximum of 10 days of training per financial year, GPs providing hospital based emergency services can receive up to three days of eligible training per financial year. Access: email@example.com.
ANZCA | Participants in the ANZCA and FPM CPD program may claim this this course under the Knowledge and skills activity Short format learning at 2 credits per hour
CICM | Lectures – Category 2A, points per hour 1;
Demonstrations – Category 2B, points per hour 2;
Skills – Category 3B, points per hour 3
RACGP | Awaiting approval