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95618 - Lung Ultrasound

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Lung ultrasound is increasingly utilized in a range of clinical settings and has proven to be useful in the evaluation of many different acute and chronic conditions. 

With five hours of practical scanning, this intensive one day course will 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 well documented. 

Lung ultrasound has been demonstrated to have high specificity and sensitivity in the hands of trained clinicians and can be particularly advantageous to the clinician working in in a resource limited environment.

Learning outcomes

  • Modify ultrasound system controls to attain basic practical proficiency in image optimisation to facilitate accurate diagnosis
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the sonographic appearances of relevant anatomy, physiology and pathology
  • Identify, distinguish, and demonstrate a practical understanding of normal surface anatomy and artifacts, pleural effusions and types of fluid collection
  • Discuss the clinical role, practical applications and limitations of ultrasound assessment
Delivery
Title
95618 - Lung Ultrasound
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
7 hours
Start Date
23-Jul-2019
CPD Points
7 hours
Price
Free
Location
Online
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