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 & RACGP pending for the 2020-2022 triennium

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

  • CPD certificate is provided with successful completion of the course

Course Accreditation


  • Course Code: pending for 2020-2022 triennium
  • Points Allocation: To be advised


  • Course Code: pending for 2020-2022 triennium

  • Points Allocation: To be advised

Instructions: Course Enrolment

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  • Course Fee: $60.00 (AUD) + $6.00 (GST) = $66.00

  • Duration of enrolment is 12 months from date of payment


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