Bedside Emergency Ultrasound (1): Physics, Knobology, Ultrasound guided procedures

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Bedside Emergency Ultrasound (1)

Physics, Knobology and US Guided Procedures

Latest Course update: January 2017

The following modules introduce the core principles and knowledge required for the use of ultrasound in emergency practice.

The first topic introduces the physics behind ultrasound and the second explores the topic of knobology. Although the content is perhaps a little dry these modules provide the foundation to understanding how to use and interpret ultrasound in clinical practice. The remaining topic explores the application of ultrasound to assist IV Cannulation and Suprapubic catheterisation.

Course outline:

1. Principles of diagnostic ultrasound imaging

2. Practical use of the ultrasound machine

3. Ultrasound guided procedures

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: 8366

    • Points Allocation: 30 PRPD Points

RACGP Accredited ActivityRACGP

    • Activity Number: 88510

    • Points Category: Category 1

    • Points Allocation:  40 Points