Seminar

Focused Ultrasound Simulator Education COVID-19 Lung

Overview

Lung ultrasound can identify common causes of lung pathology encountered in medicine and surgery, including COVID-19 infection.

  • Advantages over chest x-ray and computer tomography include increased availability, lack of exposure to radiation, reduced cost and repeated use as a monitor
  • Practice scanning and interpretation of pathology on a Vimedix Ultrasound Simulator guided by your personal digital assistant.
  • Learn how to report lung ultrasound - download the app from the Apple Store.
  • Other skills learned include safe and practical methods of minimising contamination with micro-organisms and ultrasound-guided aspiration and drainage of pleural effusion.
  • For Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Training click here.
MCQ's done online using personal device

Learning Outcomes

  1. Learn and practice how to perform lung ultrasound
  2. Learn and practice how to interpret common lung pathologies and COVID-19 using lung ultrasound
  3. Learn how to perform lung ultrasound safely for patients with a contagious disease
  4. Learn and practice performing ultrasound-guided aspiration and drainage of pleural effusion

Course Units

  • Introduction to the course
  • Lung Ultrasound Diagnosis
  • COVID-19 Lung Ultrasound Tutorial
  • Lung Ultrasound Procedures and Case Studies
  • Performing Lung Ultrasound on the Simulator
  • Lung Ultrasound Simulator Drainage of Pleural Effusion

12 Simulator Case Studies

  • Have a go at scanning the simulator and diagnose the lung conditions

Electronic logbook

  • Personalised and secure online logbook to facilitate certification
  • Supervisor verification option

Assessment

Online MCQ’s, open book and feedback in real-time.

Authors

  • David Canty
  • Alistair Royse
  • Colin Royse
  • Lindsay Bridgford
  • Andre Denault
  • Kavi Haji

Contact Us

Ultrasound Education Group

A: Level 6, Centre for Medical Research (entrance 5), Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3050

P: (03) 8344 5673 | E: echo-info@unimelb.edu.au

Course Information

Key dates

WE ARE CURRENTLY NOT TAKING NEW ENROLMENTS FOR THIS COURSE

Fees

Course Fee: AUD $750 (incl. GST)

Location

Level 6, Centre for Medical Research (entrance 5), Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3050