LearnEM - Bedside Emergency Ultrasound

Bedside Ultrasound Training for Emergency Medicine


About the program

ASUM Accredited Bedside Emergency Ultrasound Training

The LearnEM Bedside Emergency Ultrasound Program provides locally delivered, high quality training in Bedside Ultrasound relevant to Emergency Medical Care. The training is suited to ED Medical Officers, Rural Practitioners and GPs, RMOs and Registrars, and Rural ED Nurses and ENPs. The course is delivered in a series of "one day" hands-on workshops supplemented by online learning modules.

Day 1 of the program covers

  • Basic Principles - Physics, machine set up, Knobology

  • Ultrasound for abdominal aortic aneurysm

  • Ultrasound in Trauma

  • Ultrasound guided IV access

Day 2 of the program covers

  • Use of ultrasound in the assessment and resuscitation of the patient with shock (RUSH protocol)

  • Lung Ultrasound

  • Basic Echocardiography

  • Ultrasound guided procedures : nerve blocks, pleural/peritoneal aspiration, suprapubic catheter, lumbar puncture

Day 3 of the program is in development and focuses on Ultrasound in the Obstetric Patient

Course Dates

Course dates for 2018  available in December: 8:45am–5:00pm


Register for Ultrasound Workshops

Course Cost

  • Day 1: $990.00 (incl. GST) - Knobology, US of the Aorta, Trauma Ultrasound, US guided IV access

  • Day 2: $990.00 (incl. GST) - US in the patient with Shock, Lung US, Basic Echocardiography, US Guided procedures

Registration includes Course eLearning and One Day Simulation workshop

Course Venue: LearnEM Training Centre, 47 Manton Street, Hindmarsh, SA 5007

Course Accreditation:

  • Australian Society for Ultrasound Medicine (ASUM)

  • Australian College for Rural and Remote Medicine

  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (40 Cat 1 points: Activity Number 100842)

  • Rural procedural Grant for Emergency Medicine, Anaesthesia, Obstetrics and Surgery

Further information

Contact: Nikki Crichton, LearnEM Program Coordinator

RACGP Accredited Activity
Australian College for Rural and Remote Medicine

Workshop Pre-learning

Instructions: Click the link below to access the Workshop Pre-learning. (Pre-learning can only be accessed by participants registered for the workshop).