Focused Ultrasound In TraUma and REsus
FUTURE ultrasound courses use a combination of hands-on workshops, case based discussions and lectures to provide you with the skills and resources to be able to improve or gain ultrasound skills and more importantly to help you to interpret and integrate these findings into your practice.
|FUTURE CORE COURSE||FUTURE ADVANCED COURSE|
|📅 18 August||📅 8 December|
|📅 24 November|
Focused Ultrasound in TraUma and REsus
The Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre, being a major trauma, transplant and ECMO centre, sees significant numbers of trauma and critically unwell patients. Ultrasound is used in a vast majority of these patients.
The internationally recognised team of experts that comprise the FUTURE course faculty draw upon this extensive experience with ultrasound in a trauma and resus setting and can
provide you the skills and resources to gain or improve upon your ultrasound skills. More
importantly, they can help you to interpret and integrate these findings into your practice.
Our courses use a combination of hands-on workshops, case based discussions and lectures to provide you with the knowledge and skill to take your skills to the next level.
FUTURE Core Course:
5 May (AH staff only)
FUTURE Advanced Course:
5 March (AH staff only)
AH Staff Courses:
The Alfred Innovation and Education Hub
55 Commercial Rd Melbourne 3004
All other courses:
553 St Kilda Rd Melbourne 3004
FUTURE CORE COURSE
This is our entry level course or maybe you are just after a refresher.
Learn basic probe handling and manipulation skills and then embark on developing your skills in performing and integrating eFAST and AAA scanning into your daily practice in the ED, Urgent Care Centre, ICU or GP practice.
We will also introduce our vascular access module which will improve your skills in gaining ultrasound guided peripheral intravenous, arterial and central access.
FUTURE ADVANCED COURSE
Do you already have some probe skills and have been using ultrasound for a while? Then join us for our advanced course. Learn how to perform and integrate basic cardiac and lung ultrasound into your critically unwell patients.
Topics covered in this module include assessing for a pericardial effusion and tamponade, basic assessment of the LV and RV function, assessing fluid status in the unwell patient and developing your skills in lung ultrasound to assess for pneumothorax, pneumonia, cardiac failure and effusions.
Telephone: 03 9903 0803
Email: etc [@] alfred.org.au
Dr Luke Phillips
FACEM, MBBS, BSc (BioMed) (Hons), CCPU Emergency Physician, Alfred Health
Co-Director of Emergency Medicine Training, The Alfred
Dr Elissa Kennedy-Smith
FACEM, MBBS, DDU (Emergency), CCPU Emergency Physician – Sandringham Hospital Clinical Lead for Emergency Ultrasound – Alfred Health
Dr Adam Bystrzycki
MBBS, FACEM, PGDipEcho, CCPUEmergency Physician Alfred Health