This two day Core (Level 1) Emergency Ultrasound course based in Cambridge is aimed at doctors working in acute care setting. The training addresses the knowledge and practical skills recommended by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine necessary to achieve Level 1 competency in the four core clinical applications of Emergency Ultrasound and is one of our popular emergency training courses .

The faculty consists of Emergency Medicine Consultants and Sonographers with over 10 years of Emergency Ultrasound experience between them and experience delivering emergency courses.

Day one (Online)

09.30 – 9.35 Welcome and Introductions
09.35 – 9.45 Introduction to Focused Ultrasound
09.45 – 10.15 Physics and Instrumentation
10.20 – 10.45 Aorta scanning
10.45 – 11.00 Break
11.00 – 11.20 IVC
11.25– 11.50 Vascular Access
11.55 – 12.20 eFAST
12.20 – 13.00 Break
13.00 – 13.25 Chest scanning
13.30 – 13.55 Echo in life support
14.00 – 14.25 Break
14.15 – 14.30 Ultrasound in small bowel obstruction
14.30 – 14.45 Fascia Iliaca block
14.45 – 14.55 Close and plan for tomorrow

Day two

09:00-9:10     Introduction to the day
09:10-09:40    PRACTICAL / WORKSHOP 1 – INSTRUMENTATION & OPTIMISING THE IMAGE (30 MIN PER STATION)
09:40-09:50    Aorta Demo
09:50-10:00    IVC Demo
10:00-10:10    Vascular Access Demo
10:10-12:30    PRATICAL / WORKSHOP 2 – AORTA, IVC, VASCULAR ACCESS, FASCIA ILIACA BLOCK
12:30-13:10    Lunch
13:10-13;30    Lecture – Shock Protocols (Adding things together in an unwell patient)
13:30-13:40    ECHO Demo
13:40-13:50    FAST Demo
13:50-14:00    Thoracic Demo
14:00-16:45    PRACTICAL / WORKSHOP 3 –CARDIAC VIEWS, ELS, CHEST, FAST
16.45 – 16:55    Credentialing and closure