Courses

Ultrasound At The Front Door are running a POCUS course on 17th & 18th May 2018.

City Hospital Birmingham Postgraduate Centre

Course will cover FICE, CUSIC/FAMUS and Thoracic L1 curriculum along with additional useful skills for the shop floor.

Places will be available for Day 1, Day 2 or both days. Course is limited to 20 places.

Please contact USATFrontDoor@gmail.com for more information.

Course Director- Dr S Clare (Consultant Acute Medicine)

BOOKING FORM

17th May Day 1 – CUSIC/FAMUS and Neurology

08:00-08:30 
Registration and Coffee

08:30-08:45   
Welcome and Introduction                           Dr Clare
Benefits of USS at the front door
What is FAMUS/CUSIC?
Accreditation Process

08:45- 09:15   
Knobology and Basics of USS                      Dr Benham

09:15-10:00
CHEST- Theory incl. BLUE Protocol           Dr Raja
Normal
Pathology

10:00-10:15    
Break

10:15-12:15 
CHEST- PRACTICAL
Normal scans
Pathology
Needling chest

12:15-13:00    
LUNCH

13:00-13:45  
Abdominal and Vascular Theory                 Dr Duncan
Normal and Abdominal Pathology
DVT
Vascular Access

13:45- 16:00  
Abdominal and Vascular PRACTICAL
Normal scans
Pathology
Vascular Practical

16:00-16:40 
Scanning for :                                                      Dr Chandon
Papilloedema
Temporal Arteritis
Lumbar Puncture

 

18th May Day 2- FICE

08:45-09:30    
FICE What is it?                                                    Dr Clare
Accreditation Process

09:30- 10:15  
Standard Views                                                    Dr Clare
Normal
(LV Size and Function; RV and Valves, Volume and Pericardium)

10:15-10.30
Break

10:30- 12:15    
Scanning (achieve standard views)

12:15-13:00  
LUNCH

13:00-14:00 
Pathology- Lecture

14:00-16:00
Scanning (normal and pathology)
Including peri-arrest stations with echo videos

16:00-16:30 
Governance                                                            Dr Clare
Quality Assurance

 

COURSE FACULTY

Dr Sarb Clare– Clinical Lead Acute Medicine BSE TTE Prof, Thoracic Level 2 RCR, FICE, CUSIC and FAMUS Accreditation and Mentor

Dr Chris Duncan– FICE Mentor, CUSIC, RCEM L1, Thoracic Level 1 accredited

Dr Jon Benham– Consultant Radiologist

Dr Arvind Rajasekaran– Consultant Respiratory Physician

Dr Hatem Abusriwil – Consultant Respiratory Physcian

Dr Nick Sherwood– Intensive Care Consultant

Dr Stavros Apostalokis– Consultant Cardiologist, Lead Imaging Consultant

Dr Abdul Maher– Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Andrea Adejity– SpR Acute Medicine- FICE

Dr Harj Kainth– SpR Acute Medicine- FAMUS

Naeed  Saeed– Principal Cardiac Physiologist

Dr Gurmukh Chandon– ACCS