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Ultrasound for the Emergency Patient

Aims

A day course suitable for vets in general practice who want to learn the power of 'FAST' ultrasound scanning for assessing their patients rapidly and with confidence by familiarising themselves with POCUS (Point of Care Ultrasound), AFAST™ and TFAST™.

This course would also be suitable for candidates working towards a GPCert / PgC in Emergency Medicine and Surgery.

Objectives

  • Learn how to rapidly triage the emergency patient using ultrasound – and save lives!
  • Emergency assessment of the acute abdomen – with confidence
  • Quick and safe evaluation of the dyspnoeic dog and cat
  • Is this cardiac or respiratory? – In seconds!
  • Rapidly identify abdominal fluid/ internal bleeding/ pleural effusion/ pneumothorax/ pulmonary oedema
  • Interactive, case-based approach to real emergencies and critical patients
  • Practical scanning including ultrasound guided abdominocentesis, thoracocentesis, and FNA

Summary

Comprehensive course notes, refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Payment Terms & Conditions

  1. Payment for the course can be paid by credit card or bank transfer.
  2. Please contact us for pricing relating to corporate veterinary groups and multiple booking discounts.
  3. Full details regarding the course cancellation procedure can be found here: https://www.improveinternational.com/uk/terms-and-conditions/

Registration Information

  1. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis.
  2. Where all available places are full, applicants will be offered first refusal for the next available date.
  3. Confirmation and enrolment details will then be sent to confirm your booking.

Available Dates

Ultrasound for the Emergency Patient
16 Nov 2020
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1 Day Course
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09:00 Registration
09:30 Course starts
17:00 Course finishes
6 CPD hours
Sheffield
David MacKenzie
£715.00 + VAT
Ultrasound for the Emergency Patient
7 Jan 2021
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1 Day Course
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09:00 Registration
09:30 Course starts
17:00 Course finishes
6 CPD hours
Swindon
David MacKenzie
£699.00 + VAT
Ultrasound for the Emergency Patient
19 Aug 2021
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1 Day Course
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09:00 Registration
09:30 Course starts
17:00 Course finishes
6 CPD hours
Sheffield
David MacKenzie
£699.00 + VAT

Frequently Asked Questions

Ultrasound Scanning

How are dogs sourced for ultrasound courses?
Will the dogs be sedated?
Will the dogs have any abnormalities?
Are the dogs clipped?
Are cats used for any of the ultrasound courses?