LearnEM - Point of Care Ultrasound Workshop

Core skills in Bedside Ultrasound for Emergency Medicine


About the POCUS Workshop

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 (eFAST examination)

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)

Other LearnEM Ultrasound Courses

Please note these courses are run only once or twice a year.

  • Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasound - 3 day course that cover the 5 modules required for ACEM training (Aorta, eFAST, Lung Ultrasound, Vascular Access and FELS). No Prerequisite - for beginners and advanced users.

  • Gallbadder and Renal Ultrasound - 1 day course on ultrasound imaging and pathology of the gallbladder and and renal tract. Prerequisite: Completion of the Point of Care Ultrasound Workshop

  • Focused Echocardiography in Life Support - 1 day course focusing echocardiography and ultrasound of the IVC in the context of ACLS. Prerequisite: Completion of the Point of Care Ultrasound Workshop

ASUMASUM Accreditation

The Bedside Emergency Ultrasound course is accredited for the ASUM modules : Abdominal Aorta Aneurysm (AAA) and Extended Focused Sonography in Trauma (eFAST)

Please note if you are require ASUM accreditation for "FELS" this is provided by the LearnEM Advanced Emergency Medicine Workshop and the LearnEM FELS course

2024 Next Course Dates

  • Adelaide : Saturday - Sunday : 20 & 21 April 2024 (Sold Out)

  • Adelaide : Saturday - Sunday : 18 & 19 May 2024 (Sold Out)

  • Adelaide : Saturday - Sunday : 29 & 30 June 2024 (Sold Out)

  • Adelaide : Saturday - Sunday : 20 & 21 July 2024 (limited places remaining)

  • Adelaide : Saturday - Sunday : 24 & 25 August 2024

  • Adelaide : Saturday - Sunday : 26 & 27 October 2024

Register for 2024 Ultrasound Workshops

2024 Course Cost

  • $2500.00 (inc GST)

Registration includes Course eLearning and Two day Simulation workshop

Course Information

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

Workshop Times: 8.45 am to 5.00 pm both days.

Workshop Terms and Conditions: Please click here to see the LearnEM refund and ticket transfer terms and conditions.

Course Accreditation - CPD

  • Australian Society for Ultrasound Medicine (ASUM) : AAA and eFAST modules

  • Australian College for Rural and Remote Medicine (12 Educational Activity & 17.5 Reviewing Performance Hours + 12 Radiology MOPS Hours)

  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (12 Educational Activity & 17.5 Reviewing Performance Hours)

  • Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM): The Emergency Ultrasound course is approved for 15 ACEM CPD hours

Further information

Contact: Nikki Murray, 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).