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Ultrasound in Right Upper Quadrant Pain - Gold Coast

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The content and objectives of this “Ultrasound in Right Upper Quadrant Pain” course was structured to accommodate training requirements in essential ultrasound techniques in emergency medicine. This course assumes somewhat knowledge on ultrasound principles and requires accomplishment of pre-reading material and pre-course test. Overall, the course has three main components as described below:

  • Review of physical principles of ultrasound and probe manipulation
  • Renal tract
  • Biliary tract 
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    Total lecture hours:

     

    2.50

     

    Total simulated hours:

     

    2.00

     

    Personal study hours:

     

    2.00

     

    Total contact hours:

     

    6.50

    Pre activity

    Pre-course (online material / posted to candidates) - 2 hours 1. Physics and instrumentation pre-reading 2. Pre-Test

    Post activity

    Post-course One-year online access to a learning portal where students can review teaching materials watch video and upload their ultrasound studies to be assessed by our tutors.

    Learning objective

    On completion of the course the learner will be able to:

  • Identify the parameters of safe application of ultrasound in medical diagnosis
  • Identify the physical principles, artefacts and the steps for image optimisation while performing ultrasound in emergency medicine
  • Practice "hands on" ultrasound scanning skills required to maximise diagnostic ability in answering relevant clinical questions
  • Recognise the sonographic appearances of normal and abnormal structures required to answer common clinical questions
  • Perform Renal & Biliary Tract protocol.
  • Document the ultrasound findings
  • Equip the learner with the foundation skills to begin to incorporate the ultrasound skills with the clinical situation to make appropriate management decisions
  • Recognize the limitations of ultrasound
  • Recognize when to on-refer patient for formal scanning.
  • Assessment info

     

    Additional info

    Accredited for 1 day Procedural Grant under any component.

     

    Provider Information

    Provider

    Australian Institute Of Ultrasound

    Contact

    Ms Jennifer Sanderson

    Phone

    61 07 5526 6655

    Fax

    61 07 5526 6041

    Email

    ksanderson(at)aiu.edu.au

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    Delivery
    Title
    Ultrasound in Right Upper Quadrant Pain - Gold Coast
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    15.40 hours
    Start Date
    12-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    30 PRPD
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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