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ICU/Echo Ultrasound

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Medical Doctors
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Healthcare e-Learning

Essential echocardiography training covering the knowledge required to undertake cardiac echo and lung ultrasound at the bedside. It is suitable for intensive care and acute medicine doctors, anaesthetists and all clinicians who care for critically ill patients around the world.

A high-quality echocardiography course for doctors globally

The comprehensive content covers a variety of themes such as the physics of ultrasound, anatomy and basic views, life-threatening pathologies and basic lung ultrasound. It has been written in the UK by expert clinicians who use echocardiography in their daily practice and teach on the subject.

Enhance your skills using interactive exercises

The learning sessions include clinical diagrams, echocardiography images, videos and self-assessment questions, to help reinforce learning and understanding. This elearning can be used to prepare for hands-on training or as a refresher to consolidate and expand existing knowledge and understanding.

Course Content

This online foundation programme consists of a number of modules. Each module is divided into a number of easily manageable learning session.  Learning session takes around 20 to 30 minutes each to complete.

Modules cover topics such as:-

  • Which patients benefit from basic echo?
  • Physics of ultrasound and image optimisation
  • Anatomy and basic views
  • Left ventricular function
  • Right ventricular function
  • Pathology
  • Basic lung ultrasound
  • Limitations and pitfalls
  • ICE-BLU summative MCQ
  • Doppler in Intensive Care


eIntegrity programmes are developed by NHS Health Education England’s e-Learning for Healthcare programme (HEE e-LfH). 

The programmes are high quality self-directed learning programmes.  They are designed to support training and CPD and are excellent resources alongside other traditional teaching methodologies.  They have been developed by the UK NHS for use in the NHS.  However, many of the programmes have international relevance, particularly the specialty training programmes which are often mapped to UK specialty training curricula.


ICU/Echo Ultrasound
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