Acute & General Medicine, 21- 22 November 2017, EXCEL LONDON

EUROPE’S MUST ATTEND CLINICAL TRAINING
CONFERENCE FOR ALL HOSPITAL DOCTORS 

20-21 NOVEMBER 2018, EXCEL LONDON

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Ultrasound Training Zone 1 – GE Healthcare

Ultrasound scan training: basic skills 

Tuesday & Wednesday: 09:00 - 09:50 & 12:00 - 12:50 

GE

Stage 1: In GM showroom Stage 2: In GM showroom

Introductory talk: 

  • Scan techniques, probes location and expected pictures:

FAST, AAA,Central and peripheral lines, IVC scan, echo 
Speaker: Dr. Khaled Saraya

Introduction to the ultrasound machine:                                       

  • Knobology (depth, zoom, gain) 
  • Probes (types, frequency and usage)

Speaker: GM team

 

Stage 3: In the scanning room

Practical scanning session:

Scan 1: FAST scan

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Obtain the three abdominal views
  • Interpretation of the findings in the clinical context
     

Scan 2: Aortic scan

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Identification of the landmarks for aorta localisation
  • Identification of the landmarks for the start and end of the aortic scan
  • Measure the A-P diameter in the transverse section
  • Interpretation of the findings in the clinical context
     

Scan 3: Practical session for IV cannulation on a phantom

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Identification of the depth of the vein
  • A practical session for venous catheterisation using the LS and TS approaches
     

Scan 4: Echocardiography

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Identification of the 4 views by the instructors
  • Identification of 2 views by the delegates (apical and PLAX) and the structures seen

Ultrasound scan training: advanced skills

Tuesday & Wednesday: 10:00 - 10:50 & 13:00 - 13:50

GE

Stage 1: In GM showroom Stage 2: In GM showroom

Introductory talk: 

  • Scan techniques, probes location and expected
    picture: DVT

Speaker: Dr. Khaled Saraya

Introduction to the ultrasound machine:                   

  • Knobology (depth, zoom, gain)
  • Probes (types, frequency and usage)

Speaker: GM team

 

Stage 3: In the scanning room

Practical scanning session:

Scan 1: DVT scan

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Obtain the three point scan images using the real time compression method.
  • Interpretation of the findings in the clinical context
     

Scan 2: Kidney scan

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Identification of both kidneys in the Longitudinal and transverse sections
  • Measurement of the kidney in the longitudinal section
  • Interpretation of the findings in the clinical context
     

Scan 3: Gall bladder

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Identify the gall bladder in the longitudinal and transverse sections
  • Measurement of the gall bladder wall thickness
  • Interpretation of the findings in clinical context
     

Scan 4: Urinary bladder: volume calculation

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Identification of the urinary bladder in the transverse and longitudinal sections
  • Be able to perform volume calculation taking the three measurements on a dual image screen

 

Ultrasound scan training: RUSH scan (Rapid Ultrasound for Shock and Hypotension)

Tuesday: 11:00 - 11:50, 15:00 - 15:50, 16:00 - 16:50, Wednesday: 11:00 - 11:50 & 15:00 - 15:50

GE Healthcare

Stage 1: In GM showroom Stage 2: In GM showroom

Introductory talk: 

  • Scan techniques, probes location and expected pictures:
  • Components of the Rush scan: FAST, Aorta, IVC, lung, echo.

Speaker: Dr. Khaled Saraya

Introduction to the ultrasound machine:                                     

  • Knobology (depth, zoom, gain)
  • Probes (types, frequency and usage)

Speaker: GM team

Stage 3: In the scanning room

Practical scanning session: 

Scan 1: FAST scan (Curvilinear probe)

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Obtain the three point scan images using the real time compression method.
  • Interpretation of the findings in the clinical context
     

Scan 2: Aortic scan (Curvilinear probe)

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Identification of the landmarks for aorta localisation
  • Identification of the landmarks for the start and end of the aortic scan
  • Measure the A-P diameter in the transverse section
  • Interpretation of the findings in the clinical context
     

Scan 3: Lung scan (Linear probe for pneumothorax, Curvilinear for pleural effusion)

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Identification of the Internal Jugular vein and the best site of IV catheterisation
  • Identify the basilica vein in the upper arm and the best site for IV catheterisation
  • Identify the best position for lung scan in pneumothorax
  • Identification of the significance of the presence and absence of the pleural sliding sign and comet tails
  • Lung examination in M-mode and the interpretation of the presence and absence of the sea shore sign
     

Scan 4: Echocardiography (cardiac probe)

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Identification of the 4 views by the instructors
  • Identification of 2 views by the delegates (apical and PLAX) and the structures seen
     

Scan 5: IVC scan and diameter measurement (curvilinear or cardiac probe)

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the correct probe & basic image optimisation
  • Identify the IVC and the hepatic vein in B mode
  • Measure the IVC diameter at the caudal confluence of the hepatic vein in M-mode at the peak and trouph of a single respiratory cycle
  • Interpret the measurement and the collapsibility index in the clinical context

 

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