eFast

$1,095.00

Time poor or need to refresh? Want focused skills in a day? Learn how to perform an eFAST scan to make quick and accurate diagnoses in your next trauma patient.

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Time poor or need to refresh? Want focused skills in a day? Learn how to perform an eFAST scan to make quick and accurate diagnoses in your next trauma patient.

Objectives

On completion of this one-day clinically focused ultrasound program, emergency physicians will:

  • Use ultrasound system controls to optimise imaging for accurate diagnosis
  • Develop proficiency in probe manipulation to efficiently acquire diagnostic images
  • Describe the limitations and clinical integration of the eFAST ultrasound examination
  • Apply the eFAST protocol to conduct a systematic ultrasound assessment of a trauma patient

 

CME recognition 

 

       

Features

  • Modules (total) 3
  • Skill level All
  • Duration (days) 1
  • Lectures (hours) 1.5
  • Scan time (hours) 5.0
  • Clinician Yes
  • Zedu redo Yes

Class times

Day 1: 0830 – 1700

 

Modules

Image optimisation – interactive practical session

  • Explore system controls
  • Understand the impact of optimisation on the image
  • Presets, frequency, depth, focus and gain
  • How to label the image
  • How to store and review images

 

Probe Manipulation

  • Probe care
  • Probe moves
  • Probe grip
  • Probe and screen orientation
  • 3D awareness of the anatomical position of the organs

 

eFAST

  • eFAST protocol
  • scan technique
  • the “views”
  • recognise normal and abnormal imaging
  • qualitative estimates of free fluid volume
  • Techniques to improve imaging
  • limitations and pitfalls
  • clinical utility and application

Scanning, scanning and more scanning of real people

 

CME details

ACEM | This workshop meets ACEM ultrasound guidelines and policies for eFAST. Approved for 7.5 ACEM CPD hours.

ASUM | CCPU Accredited Units: eFAST

Paramedics Australasia | Recognised by Paramedics Australasia

RACS | This educational activity has been approved in the RACS CPD Program. Fellows who participate can claim one point per hour in Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills. Participation in this activity will be populated into your RACS CPD Online.

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

To help you master ultrasound and lasting change from training 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:

  • Short, sharp information sessions to provide foundational knowledge and clinical context
  • Lots of hands-on practical sessions with real people to scan (including for TV and obstetric scans). Our standardised patients models vary in age, size, shape and mobility to make the transition to clinical reality easier.
  • Case studies led by practising clinicians to demonstrate clinical utility
  • A variety of different machines to learn on
  • At the conclusion of your course we’ll lead you to create a skills development action plan, creating a pathway that you can use to apply your newly acquired skills, promote clinical integration and ultimately reach your final objective – ultrasound competency

After your course:
The learning continues

  • We encourage self-directed learning in the workplace with structured active learning plans
  • 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 skills development:

  • Image review – details here
  • Follow-up coaching with our Zedu coaches
  • Coaching corner – monthly webinar

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