Critical Care Ultrasound Course

This two day workshop aims to address the use of ultrasound in various acute care settings, aiding the clinician in assessing and managing a critically ill patient. It is primarily a hands-on workshop facilitating the practice of specific skills.

Delivered by highly skilled and experienced critical care clinicians and sonographers, this workshop incorporates simulators and live patient models.

Who should attend?
This course is designed for the following health professionals:
  • Junior ICU Doctors / Registrars
  • Emergency Medicine Doctors (Junior and Senior)
  • Anaesthetists (Junior and Senior)
  • Any junior doctor from any speciality
  • Registered Nurses (involved in phlebotomy and cannulation)
  • Visiting Medical Officers
Course structure and assessment

This two day hands-on workshop is delivered by highly skilled and experienced critical care clinicians and sonographers, incorporating simulators and live patient models.

Day one:
The first day will cover the following topics:

  • Ultrasound physics and equipment                                        
  • Image optimisation, artefacts 
  • Peripheral venous access, arterial lines, PiCC lines
  • Central venous catheters                                                       
  • FAST scans.


Day two:
The second day will cover the following topics:

  • Thoracic ultrasound
  • Lung ultrasound
  • Airway ultrasound
  • Echocardiography/RUSH protocol, CO measurement.
Learning outcome and accreditation
College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM) CPD Registration
  • Lectures: Category 2A, 1 point per hour.
  • Facilitated discussions and workshops: Category 2B, 2 points per hour.
  • Skill stations/hands on sessions with feedback: Category 3B, 3 points per hour.

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) CPD points 
  • Lectures: Knowledge and Skills category 'Learning sessions' at 1 credit per hour.
  • Hands-on workshop: Knowledge and skills category 'Short format learning’ at 2 credits per hour.
Dates and Duration

8 am - 5.30 pm
Thursday November 26 - Friday November 27

Location

Mater South Brisbane Campus
Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane

For more information and a campus map visit the contact page.

Cost

Single days - $350 (incl. GST) each
Two days - $600 (incl. GST)

10% discount available for Mater People
20% discount for available for nurses and allied health professionals

Cancellation and refund policy

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Full-day Course
Start Date End Date Location Cost Actions
26 Nov 2020 27 Nov 2020 South Brisbane $600.00 FULL
06 May 2021 07 May 2021 South Brisbane $600.00 Apply Now

Day 1
Date Location Cost Actions
26 Nov 2020 South Brisbane $350.00 FULL
06 May 2021 South Brisbane $350.00 FULL

Day 2
Date Location Cost Actions
27 Nov 2020 South Brisbane $350.00 FULL
07 May 2021 South Brisbane $350.00 Apply Now