19 Aug 2021

Ultrasound for the Emergency Patient

Sheffield

Ultrasound for the Emergency Patient

Aims

A one-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 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.

Learn with your best friend

In order to get the most from our programmes, please bring your dog, if possible.

Please contact Improve International or our Programme Tutors for further information.

Your help is much appreciated.

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Available Dates

Future dates for this course are being developed. If you would like to know when this course becomes available, please fill click below to register your interest.

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Practical Surgery and Ultrasound Course Brochure

ABOUT IMPROVE

Improve International was established in 1998 by a group of veterinary surgeons from across the UK. We run Continuous Professional Development training for veterinary professionals to help develop the skills and knowledge required in practice. Our programmes utilise a combination of review lectures, case-based discussion and, where applicable, hands-on practical sessions. We are an international organisation with offices in the UK and Portugal.

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