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Welcome to the entry level Ultrasound course covering the fundamentals of CORE point of care ultrasound.

Topics covered will include the following modules:

  • Physics and Knobology
  • Extended Focused Abdominal Scan for Trauma  (eFAST)
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Ultrasound
  • Vascular Access 

This essential pre-learning will provide you with a theoretical foundation from which you will build on through the one-day, hands on course.

At the face-to-face workshop, facilitators will cover a series of hands-on scenarios, case-based discussions and lectures to provide you with the knowledge and skills to integrate point of care ultrasound into your practice.

Key Aligned Documents

ACEM Curriculum Framework Document – ACF440

ACEM Policy P733 – Credentialing for emergency medicine ultrasonography V1.1

ACEM Guideline G25 – Ultrasound Education Programs

ASUM Certificate in Clinician Performed Ultrasound Syllabus

ACEP Policy Statement – Ultrasound Guidelines: Emergency, Point-of-care, and Clinical Ultrasound Guidelines in Medicine. 2016


Dr Luke Phillips – FACEM, MBBS, BSc (Biomed), CCPU

Dr Elissa Kennedy-Smith – FACEM, MBBS, DDU- Emergency

Dr. Adam Bystrzycki- FACEM, MBBS, PGDipEcho, CCPU