Basic Echocardiography in Life Support (BELS)
Advanced Ultrasound Training for Emergency Medicine
ASUM Accredited Basic Echocardiography in Life Support Training
The BELS course explores basic echocardiography and ultrasound of the inferior vena cava for the assessment in the patient with shock and in cardiac arrest. The workshop focuses on the application of ultrasound to examination of the IVC and the Heart, recognition of ultrasound anatomy and pathophysiology.
The course is taught jointly by Sonographers and ED consultants and delivered delivered using a combination of online learning of core material with a hands-on skills/simulation workshop.
The course provides ultrasound training in
Imaging of the heart using the 4 cardiac views
Imaging of the Inferior Vena Cava (IVC)
Using Ultrasound to identify Cardiac Tamponade, Cardiogenic Shock, Massive Pulmonary Embolism, Sepsis and Hypovolaemia
PLEASE NOTE : The workshop assumes prior ultrasound knowledge and attendance of a previous ultrasound courses such as the LearnEM - Bedside Emergency Ultrasound Course.
Course Dates 2022
Adelaide : Monday 21 February 2022
- Adelaide : Monday 9 May 2022
$990.00 (incl. GST)
Registration includes Course eLearning and Skills / Simulation workshop
Course Venue: LearnEM Training Centre, 47 Manton Street, Hindmarsh, SA 5007
Australian Society for Ultrasound Medicine (ASUM)
Australian College for Rural and Remote Medicine (Activity no. 20748 - 5 performance review, 4 performance review and 3 educational activity PDP Units)
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (Activity no. 191336 - 40 Accredited CPD Points)
Rural Procedural Grant for Emergency Medicine, Anaesthesia, Obstetrics and Surgery
Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM): The Emergency Ultrasound course is approved for 7.5 ACEM CPD hours
Contact: Shanni Muller, LearnEM Administration Assistant
Phone: 0413 215 944
Instructions: Click the link below to access the Workshop Pre-learning. (Pre-learning can only be accessed by participants registered for the workshop).