TRain the UltraSound Trainer (TRUST™) is THE ultimate ultrasound instructor’s course.

This isn't a program designed to help you get across the technology of the systems, it's a program designed to give you the skills and knowledge to help you TEACH better.

Learn how to structure your ultrasound teaching to make learning easy for your students, and life simpler for you.

Internationally recognised, this course is highly recommended for anyone who is passionate about becoming the best ultrasound instructor they can be.

But don't take our word for it - hear from those who've experienced TRUST

Objectives

On completion of this two-day program, you will take home the skills to:

  • Adapt your teaching style for the learner’s needs
  • Recognise the importance of working memory and it’s impact on effective learning
  • Explain what cognitive load is and how it makes learning difficult
  • Structure and sequence your teaching for optimum results or effective learning
  • Break down your practical skills teaching sessions into manageable chunks
  • Design, prepare and deliver relevant teaching
  • Plan effective teaching sessions
  • Outline 10 strategies to keep learners engaged
  • Describe a step by step method for teaching image acquisition
  • Explore different methods for teaching anatomy to the ultrasound student
  • Learn how to communicate the probe moves
  • Fully utilise the ultrasound instructors tool kit

 

Features

  • Modules (total) 10
  • Skill level All
  • Duration (days) 2
  • Lectures (hours) 14
  • Clinician No
  • Zedu redo Yes

Class times

Day 1: 0830 – 1700
Day 2: 0830 – 1700

Modules

Day One

Matching teaching and learning styles

  • What makes an effective teacher
  • What makes an effective learner
  • Learning styles
  • Teaching styles
  • Adapting your teaching style for optimum results

How do we learn best?

  • How do we process information?
  • Different types of memory and their impact on how we teach
  • Understand cognitive load and why it makes learning difficult
  • Tips to minimise cognitive load
  • What is chunking and why does this help?
  • Strategies to scaffold learning

Structure and sequence learning

  • How to deconstruct a skill to discover the minimal learning units
  • Figure out what to teach
  • Sequence teaching in the best order for maximum results

How to make learning relevant

  • Understand what factors must be considered in the design, planning and delivery of teaching to make learning relevant
  • What is WIIFT?
  • Zone of proximal development

Lesson Planning

  • How to apply the George and Doto teaching model to teaching ultrasound
  • The six steps in planning an effective teaching session
  • Writing SMART learning objectives

Day Two

How to teach sonoanatomy

  • How to break down the teach of anatomy for ultrasound
  • Novel ideas for teaching anatomy
  • Putting into practice

A structured method to teach image acquisition

  • Define the parameters
  • Finding the right window
  • A step by step method to optimise the view
  • Optimising the image

How to communicate the probe moves

  • The argument for using a common lexicon
  • How to teach probe manipulation
  • Teaching the probe moves
  • Tips for teaching spatial reasoning

How to keep learners engaged

  • 10 strategies for keeping learners engaged and getting the most out of your practical teaching sessions
  • How to accommodate heterogeneity in your group of learners
  • How to manage the group
  • How to deal with ‘probe hogs’

The ultrasound instructor’s toolkit

  • The essentials tools for successful teaching

A great training course is only the beginning of your learning journey

To help you master ultrasound teaching we engage you from the outset

Before your course:
There are pre course activities & access to preparatory learning resources to maximise your in-class experience

During your course:

  • Focused sessions to provide foundational knowledge
  • Interactive exercises to promote interdisciplinary learning and peer to perr learning

After your course:
The learning continues

  • A great selection of free access online medical ultrasound (FoamUS) learning resources
  • You can subscribe to the weekly wrap – a weekly curation of ultrasound related hot tips and journal articles
  • Be a part of our community of clever – Join our peer support network with our monthly “Coaching Corner” sessions. Send in your questions, join the live online meeting and have your questions answered.

The Zedu Redo – our commitment to you

We encourage you to refresh your training with us by taking up the opportunity to return within 12 months and do a complimentary redo of this course at no cost (subject to availability)

More Ways Zedu Can support your ultrasound teaching skills development:

  • Coaching corner – monthly webinar

TRain the UltraSound Trainer (TRUST)™

$1,200.00

TRain the UltraSound Trainer (TRUST™) is THE ultimate ultrasound instructor’s course.

This isn’t a program designed to help you get across the technology of the systems, it’s a program designed to give you the skills and knowledge to help you TEACH better.

Learn how to structure your ultrasound teaching to make learning easy for your students, and life simpler for you.

Internationally recognised, this course is highly recommended for anyone who is passionate about becoming the best ultrasound instructor they can be.

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