Intro to Ultrasound for Surgeons


Cost: $2150 inc GST

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Accredited units included in the course

Approved by ACRRM and RACGP for the Rural Procedural Grants Program

Procedural Grant: Eligible for 2 days Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Obstetrics, Surgery.

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. 

ACRRM - 30 PDP core points; 30 PRPD points; 30 MOPS points Radiology 


This three-day course has been specifically designed for general surgeons, surgical trainees & other relevant practitioners who would like to become proficient in ultrasound scanning in the surgical environment.

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  • Practical physics of ultrasound
  • Artifacts
  • Basic knobology
  • Necessary equipment criteria
  • Probe manipulation techniques
  • Scanning protocols in:
    • Abdomen
    • eFAST 
    • Abdominal vasculature
    • Gall bladder
    • Renal tract
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Course objectives

  1. To provide an overview of the physical principles and artifacts associated with ultrasound in surgical practice
  2. To provide the scanning skills required to maximise diagnostic ability
  3. To provide an understanding of the protocols required to answer common clinical questions

Course Feedback

  • 'More general surgeons should do this course'
  • 'Excellent educators, well put together course'
  • 'Excellent course! Good general overview of theory behind ultrasound & excellent practical tuition'

Upcoming dates for this course:

Intro to Ultrasound for Surgeons

04 Oct - 06 Oct
SUFTT10-17 $2,150.00
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