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

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: ACRRM

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

  • CPD certificate is provided with successful completion of the course

ACRRM Accredited CourseCourse Accreditation


    • Course Code: 8367

    • Points Allocation: 30 PRPD Points

RACGP : 2017 - 2019 Trienenium

Please note : This course can no longer be used for Category One RACGP points for the 2017 - 2019 triennium as the LearnEM office will be closed from Dec13th and the CPD points for the course will not be uploaded to the RACGP website before the deadline of Dec 31st.

Instructions: Course Enrolement

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  • Course Fee: $45.00 (AUD) + $4.50 (GST) = $49.50

  • Duration of enrolement is 12 months from date of payment


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