Basic USS (UK accredited) (New)

12th November 2018

Neurotrauma Auditorium,  National Hospital Sri Lanka 

Registration Fees : LKR.6000.00 (LKR.5000  FOR LIFE MEMBERS) (USD 80)

A full day of intensive ultrasound teaching and practice aimed at the competencies for CORE (Level 1) Emergency Ultrasound as set out by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. The course includes FAST scanning in trauma, abdominal aortic assessment, ultrasound guided vascular access and echo in life support as well as scanning for pneumothoraces.

 

It will appeal to a wide range of healthcare professionals who wish to develop focused ultrasound skills as an extension of their clinical practice. This course offers a combination of lectures that cover the underlying theoretical concepts of ultrasound scanning and clinical applications of Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST), Assessment of the Abdominal Aorta for Aneurysm (AAA), Focused Echocardiography in Life Support (ELS) and Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access (VA).

 

 It will involve practical teaching in small groups on normal subjects, real patients, Lots of ‘hands on’ scanning practice under the supervision of our experienced faculty ,Lots of clinical tips for success with ultrasound at the bedside and how to get the best images.

 

 

COURSE DIRECTOR

 

Dr. Aruna Munasinghe

(MBBS (Colombo), MD, FRCP (Edin), FACP (USA), FCCM (USA), Diploma in Artificial Ventilation (Paris), FRCEM (UK) )

 

Dr. George Nada

( Head emergency department ,Kings college, UK)

 

8.30Coffee and Registration
9.00Welcome and Introduction
9.05Governance
9.05Knobology
9.35Practical Session – knobology
10.00Extended FAST (eFAST) with demonstration
10.45eFAST practical session
11.35Coffee break
11.50Vascular access
12.20Vascular access practical
13.10Lunch
13.50ECHO in life support with demo
14.35ECHO in life support practical
15.15AAA lecture
15.45AAA practical session
16.25Tea
16.35Review and Introduction to free scanning session
17.15Close of Course