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74733 - Emergency Ultrasound for Rural and Remote Medicine - 3 day

  • : Online

Emergency Ultrasound for Rural and Remote Medicine -courses are delivered with a focus on practical sessions and with over 14 hours of scanning over three days. 

This course will provide candidates with the ultrasound skills needed to make critical decisions in a rural and remote setting. 

Topics include: 
• eFAST 
• AAA 
• gallbladder and biliary tree 
• transabdominal assessment in the 1st trimester 
• vascular access 

Relevance to General Practice

As ultrasound technology becomes more affordable and readily accessible, GPs are increasingly utilizing ultrasound across a broad range of clinical applications. The benefits of GP performed ultrasound are particularly relevant in the rural and remote setting. 

Many medical organisations and professional bodies, in Australia and internationally, include ultrasound in their curriculum and policies. 

Learning outcomes
  • Modify ultrasound system controls to attain basic practical proficiency in image optimization.
  • Demonstrate basic practical proficiency in performing and interpreting: eFAST, AAA, gallbladder, 1st tri, vascular access.
  • Discuss the clinical role, practical applications and limitations of: : eFAST, AAA, gallbladder, 1st tri, vascular access.
  • Outline the principles of assessment of first trimester bleeding including differentiation of pregnancies of unknown location and miscarriage.
  • Delivery
    Title
    74733 - Emergency Ultrasound for Rural and Remote Medicine - 3 day
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    4 hours
    Start Date
    04-Sep-2019
    CPD Points
    4 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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