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

  • Knobology

  • Ultrasound of the Abdominal Aorta

  • Trauma ultrasound (FAST examination)

  • Lung Ultrasound

Day 2 of the program covers

  • Use of Ultrasound in Shock (RUSH)

  • DVT Ultrasound

  • Basic echocardiography

  • Ultrasound guided procedures (Vascular access, Fascia Iliaca Nerve Block, FBs, Pleurocentesis, Suprapubic Catheter)

Look out for 2020 workshops to be introduced which will include Ultrasound in the Obstetric Patient, Advanced Ultrasound of the Heart and Lung.

Course Dates

  • Adelaide : Friday - Saturday Sept 4th - 5th 2020

  • Adelaide : Friday - Saturday 13th & 14th November 2020 (Registrations open 31st August)
  • Adelaide : Friday - Saturday 4th & 5th December 2020 (Registrations open 31st August)


Register for Ultrasound Workshops

Course Cost

  • $1980.00 (incl. GST)

  • Registration includes Course eLearning and Two 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 (16 Educational Activity PDP Units & 16 + 16 MOPS Points)

  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (Activity no. 191336 - 40 Accredited CPD Points)

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

Course CPD

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM): The Emergency Ultrasound course is approved for 16 ACEM CPD hours

Further information

Contact: Nikki Murray, LearnEM Program Manager

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).