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95594 - eFAST in a day - 1 day

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The eFAST examination is regarded as the fundamental ultrasound skill to have in your toolbox. Providing the ability to answer specific clinical questions at the bedside, in skilled hands it is quick to perform and can significantly impact the treatment pathway. 

Our eFAST in a day course has been designed specifically to provide you with the skills and knowledge to gain confidence and accuracy in your scanning. 

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 and settings. The benefits of GP performed ultrasound are particularly relevant for those working in the rural and remote emergency setting. 

The increased use of ultrasound in the emergency setting is well documented, with significant clinical evidence that the eFAST examination can be used to provide reliable and important information in the initial management of a trauma patient.

Learning outcomes
  • Modify ultrasound system controls to attain basic practical proficiency in image optimisation to facilitate accurate diagnosis
  • Outline the sonographic appearances of relevant anatomy, physiology and pathology.
  • Perform and interpret eFAST ultrasound
  • Describe the limitations of ultrasound of the chest and abdomen in trauma
  • Discuss the clinical role, practical applications and limitations of focused ultrasound assessment
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    95594 - eFAST in a day - 1 day
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    7 hours
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