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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 health professionals who use ultrasound in their clinical practice such as registered nurses, anaesthetists and doctors.

Course information

  • 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.