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82247 - Focused Cardiac Ultrasound

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Goal Directed Basic Echo for Critical Care Physicians courses provide 3 days practical hands-on learning on the application of ultrasound when assessing the heart and chest. 

The course has been specifically designed for the physician who wants to learn echocardiography as an extension of the physical examination. 

Relevance to General Practice

GPs, particularly those working in rural and remote areas, are increasingly utilizing ultrasound across a broad range of clinical applications. 

A number of medical organizations, colleges and professional bodies therefore recognize the need for physicians to undertake formal training to develop their ultrasound skills. 

Learning outcomes
  • Modify ultrasound system controls to attain basic practical proficiency in image optimisation to facilitate accurate diagnosis
  • Demonstrate basic practical proficiency in performing and interpreting the goal directed basic echo examination (4 basic views)
  • Translate the ultrasound finding to diagnose, differentiate and manage the principal acute cardiovascular and respiratory syndromes
  • Discuss the clinical role, practical applications and limitations of the goal directed basic echo examination
  • Document and present complete and accurate sonographic findings for recording in the patient’s record to facilitate appropriate diagnosis and management
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    82247 - Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
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    25 hours
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