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CPD : 15.00

Nerve Block Ultrasound - 2 Day Course - Gold coast, Queensland

Apr 17 - 18, 2019   |   Gold coast, Queensland  Australia
Specialties : Anesthesiology   |   Radiology
Course Brochure

Nerve Block Ultrasound - 2 Day Course is organized by Australian Institute of Ultrasound (AIU) and will be held from Apr 17 - 18, 2019 at Australian Institute of Ultrasound, Gold coast, Queensland, Australia. 

ACEM |  This course accredited for 15 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as complying with ACEM standards and policies for Soft Tissue Ultrasound, Peripheral Vascular Access and ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks (Core, Upper and Lower Limb).

ANZCA | Participants in the ANZCA and FPM CPD program may claim this this course under the Knowledge and skills activity Short format learning at 2 credits per hour

ASAR | Activity accredited for 10 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.

ACRRM | 30 PDP points; 30 points PRPD; 30 pts MOPS Radiology; 30 pts MOPS Emergency Medicine Eligible for Rural Procedural Grants Funding | 2 days under all components (Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Obstetrics and Surgery)

CICM | Lectures – Category 2A, points per hour 1; Demonstrations – Category 2B, points per hour 2; Skills – Category 3B, points per hour 3

RACGP | Activity Number: 119212, 40 Category 1 points. Specific Requirement Eligibility – Diagnostic radiology

Course Description:
Diminishing time and resources force emergency physicians to practice regional anaesthesia to best serve their patients. Fortunately, point of care ultrasound means that the range of safe and easy blocks is rising rapidly. Peripheral arm and leg blocks, plexus blocks and plane blocks are increasing in the EP repertoire.

This course will show you the normal anatomy, approach and targets for a large range of blocks, and then refine your needle guidance techniques. There is a lot more to needle guidance than most clinicians realise. Most have one preferred technique – by the end of this course we intend that you can optimise your machine settings, and then choose from a range of techniques to suit each particular patient.

Course Content:
• Interscalene Brachial Plexus.
• Axillary Brachial Plexus.
• Femoral nerve.
• Adductor Canal.
• Popliteal Sciatic.
• Supra/Infraclavicular.
• Brachial Plexus.
• Proximal Sciatic.
• TAP block.
• PECS blocks.
• Paravertebral blocks.

Course Objectives are:
• To identify the ultrasound appearances of nerves and relational anatomical landmarks for specific upper, lower, trunk and core blocks.
• To optimise the ultrasound machine to enhance visualisation of the anatomical regions.
• To apply ultrasound protocols to correctly locate blocks.
• To develop techniques to avoid nerve injury and troubleshoot complications associated with nerve injury.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Registration Desk

Contact No. : +61 7 552 66655
04029 123 77

Course Fee Details

Course Fee : AUD $1850.00
Early Fee : NA
Early Fee Last date : NA

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Venue Address

Australian Institute of Ultrasound
2 Miami Key, Broadbeach Waters
Gold coast, Queensland, Australia

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