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Ultrasound in Vascular Access


Cost: $1650 inc GST

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Accredited units included in the course


ACEM CPD 11 hours (Lecture 3.25 hrs, Practical 8.75 hrs)



ACCRM Accredited


Program description

This 2 day program is specifically designed for vascular access staff who have little or no experience of diagnostic ultrasound, and would like to become proficient in all the basic concepts of ultrasound techniques in peripheral vascular access.

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  • Basic physical principles of ultrasound
  • Basic physical principles of colour
  • Artifacts & knobology
  • Probe manipulation techniques
  • Needle guidance techniques
  • Scanning protocols in peripheral vascular access
  • Practical scanning tuition on patient volunteers
  • Practical needle guidance tuition on phantoms

Course Objectives

  • To provide an overview of the basic principles of ultrasound, artifacts & system controls associated with vascular access
  • To provide the scanning skills requred in basic vascular access applications, including needle guidance
  • To provide an understanding of the difficulties encountered in vascular access examinations and needle guidance

Course Feedback

  • 'Expert tutors with good guidance & advice - Excellent, thank you'
  • 'Great course - hands-on sessions very flexible so each person could address own needs'
  • 'Fabulous course & course content - would recommentd for sure'

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 Vascular Access

09 Oct - 10 Oct
VAW10-17 $1,650.00
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02 Jan - 03 Jan
VAW01-18 $1,650.00
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19 Apr - 20 Apr
VAW016-18 $1,650.00
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12 Jul - 13 Jul
VAW28-18 $1,650.00
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23 Jul - 24 Jul
VAW30-18 $1,650.00
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23 Aug - 24 Aug
VAW34-18 $1,650.00
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08 Oct - 09 Oct
VAW41-18 $1,650.00
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06 Dec - 07 Dec
VAW49-18 $1,650.00
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