MEMC VII 2013

Ultrasound Beginner Pre-course

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Saturday 7 September: 08:00 - 17:30
Sunday 8 September: 08:00 - 12:00

Price: € 300


Course Directors

  • James Connolly (UK)
  • Mike Lambert (USA)

Faculty

  • Rip Gangahar, UK
  • Adela Golea, Romania
  • Robert Jarman, UK
  • Hein Lamprecht, South Africa
  • Jean-François Lanctôt, Canada
  • Christofer Muhr, Sweden
  • Gregor Prosen, Slovenia
  • Vincent Rietveld, The Netherlands
  • Maxime Valois, Canada
  • Joseph P. Wood, USA

Participants

40 physicians.

Course description

This is a course applicable to all from the very beginner to those with some experience.  It is an opportunity to learn and develop basic skills with an internationally renowned faculty. 

Learning objectives

  • Develop basic skills and knowledge Learn how to develop Ultrasound in your institution and personal practice Techniques of  basic US approach to limbs, chest, heart, abdomen
  • Recognition of basic US pathology
  • Basic US approach to cardiac arrest, shock, respiratory failure
  • Recognition of basic images and US artefacts

Schedule

DAY 1   Familiarisation with Ultrasound and the Technology
08:00 Introduction
08:20 Basic Physics
08:40

Practical: Machine familiarisation / Time to get familiar with all machines, settings and artefacts

  ABCDE Sessions
Acute care relevant
Each session will be a short presentation followed by scanning
09:10 Airway and Breathing
Lectures 
10:00 Coffee break
10:20 Circulatory 1 :  FAST
11:20 Circulatory 2 : Aorta / IVC
12:20 Lunch break
13:00 Cardiac Images
Lecture
13:20 Shock Scanning and Cardiac Arrest
Lecture 
14:00 Scanning cardiac
Practical 
15:30 Coffee break
15:50 Assessment of D -  Demonstration in Lecture Room
16:10 Interactive Cases lecture room
16:40 End of day 1
   
DAY 2  
08:00 Procedures
Sort lecture and practice 
09:00 Scanner session
10:30 Coffee break
10:45

All Faculty wrap up session

Governance

Training

Lessons we have learnt

Round table - Open Questions

12:00 End of the pre-course

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