- Physical principles & knobology
- Probe manipulation techniques
- Sonographic appearances & terminology
- Basic cardiac scanning techniques (Basic Echo in Life Support)
- Lung ultrasound
A two-day program, which is constantly revised to reflect current practice, is designed for physicians interested in ultrasound techniques useful in life threatening scenarios. This intensive program provides participants with tuition in basic physical principles, understanding of sonographic planes, terminology, measurements and probe manipulation skills, along with techniques involved in ultrasound Basic Echo in Life Support and Lung ultrasound, the “LCI approach” (lung, cardiac and IVC). There is an emphasis on the practical aspects of these topics with comprehensive “hands-on” tuition, led by expert sonographers. Tuition is conducted in small groups and limited to 4 students to allow for adequate time to practice.
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.
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 core points; 30 PRPD points; 30 MOPS points;
ACEM- 15.5 CPD points
2 days course$1,700.00
5 days course$3,950.00
5 days course$4,125.00
3 days course$2,475.00