MUSEC (Modular Ultrasound European Society for Trauma & Emergency Surgery Course): Extended F...
Provided by Doctors Academy
About the course
This practical ‘hands-on’ course is intended for all healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients in an acute care, emergency and trauma setting. There will be a high tutor-to-delegate ratio, enabling attendees to gain full benefit. This highly interactive half-day course consists of modules and simulated cases, with two thirds of the time spent training on simulated patients, as well as a preliminary theoretical part on an e-learning platform. Evaluation includes e-learning modules, hands-on assessment and MCQs. The course is aimed specifically at junior doctors who are interested in trauma, emergency medicine, surgery or anaesthetics, and who play an integral part in trauma calls. It is envisaged that this course will teach trainees how to use the specific ultrasound machines and probes, and provide practical exposure to the use of ultrasound as a diagnostic tool in the acute emergency setting. Attendees will receive theoretical pre-course material on the e-learning platform that explains the background theory and physics of the ultrasound machine. The pre-course material will amount to a total of 2 hours. The practical workshop will include identification of free fluid in the abdomen, pneumothorax, haemothorax, and pericardial effusion with the use of ultrasonography.
Specialist Registrars in General Surgery Specialist Registrars in Trauma Surgery Specialist Registrars in Emergency Medicine Core Trainees in any of the Surgical Disciplines Foundation Doctors (Year 1 and Year 2)