Bedside Emergency Ultrasound (2): Aorta, Trauma, Lung

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Bedside Emergency Ultrasound (2)

Aorta, eFAST, Lung Ultrasound

Latest Course update: January 2017

The following modules explore three of the most common uses of ultrasound in acute care: the assessment of the patient for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), examination of the trauma patient for presence of intra-abdominal bleeding due to abdominal trauma, and examination of the thoracic cavity for the presence of pleural effusion, pneumothorax or haemothorax

Course Outline:

1. Ultrasound of the Aorta: Abdominal Aortic aneurysm

2. Ultrasound in Trauma: The FAST scan

3. Ultrasound of the Lung: The eFAST scan

Information about the course

  • Designed for medical officers, nurses, paramedics, and students in all medical fields

  • CME hours: Certified for 7.5 hours of continuing medical education

  • CPD accreditation: RACGP, ACRRM

  • Duration of enrolment: 12 months (commences from the date of course enrolment)

  • CPD certificate is provided with successful completion of the course

ACRRM Accredited CourseCourse Accreditation


    • Course Code: 8367

    • Points Allocation: 30 PRPD Points

RACGP Accredited ActivityRACGP

    • Activity Number: 88524

    • Points Category: Category 1

    • Points Allocation:  40 Points