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Introductory Ultrasound for Anaesthetists

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Are you an anaesthetist wanting to refresh or extend your skills? Are you a registrar looking to learn ultrasound guidance techniques? Are you struggling to use your machine?

Then this is the course for you.

With ultrasound guidance now the gold standard for regional anaesthesia, this two day course will put you at the forefront of your profession.

Led at every step by skilled sonographers and physicians you will come away equipped with a set of new skills ready to apply in the real world.

This practical and focused course will provide you with the skills to:

  • Explore the physical principles and artifacts of ultrasound to attain basic practical proficiency in image optimisation
  • Demonstrate basic practical proficiency in performing the following peripheral nerve blocks:
    • brachial plexus (including supraclavicular, infraclavicular, interscalene and axillary approaches)
    • sciatic
    • femoral
    • transversus abdominus plane
  • Compare techniques and clinical applications of ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia procedures to improve success rates and reduce the risk of complications
  • Acquire hand-eye co-ordination and needling skills through experience gained in the use of ultrasound phantoms

Our training philosophy optimises your learning experience with:

  • State of the art training facility with modern ultrasound equipment
  • Small class sizes 
  • A focus on practical skills acquisition with 13 hours of scanning time
  • The utilisation of real patient models supplemented by ultrasound phantoms

Overall our focus is on learning through doing in a fun and relaxed collegiate environment.



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All courses are fully catered with a range of menus to suit your individual dietary requirements.

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