Vascular Ultrasound Skills for Surgical Trainees

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About the course

Course Description

This one-day interactive course aims to enhance the attendee's knowledge and clinical skills related to vascular ultrasound pertinent to day-to-day clinical practice. The morning session will consist of interactive discussions, whilst the afternoon session will comprise of five practical stations during which the attendee will gain valuable hands-on experience in ultrasound techniques that will be applicable in a clinical setting.

The attendee will have the opportunity to practise ultrasound skills on patients (simulated or real), as well as to visualise the normal vascular anatomy.

Doctors Academy awards 6 CPD points for attendance at this course.

Course Objectives:

The course will cover key topics in the ISCP curriculum, which include:

  • the ability to understand and perform basic vascular ultrasound.
  • the ability to understand the principles and limitations of vascular ultrasound imaging.
  • the ability to interpret vascular imaging.
  • the ability to assess and plan arterio-venous fistulas (AVFs)

Suitable for:

FY2; FY3; CT1; CT2; ST3; ST4; Trust Grade Doctors; Non-Training Registrars

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