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Overview

Never miss an intravenous drip again after you have completed this course! In this course, you will be provided with the theoretical knowledge, hands-on practical training and the opportunity to master ultrasound-guided peripheral venous cannulation by practising on simulators.

Suitable for all health care workers who perform intravenous cannulation or venous blood sampling.

Students have the flexibility to study in their own time and location. Course materials can be accessed online at any time on all devices.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Use ultrasound to discriminate arteries and veins
  • Use ultrasound to identify the best vein to cannulate
  • Use ultrasound to successfully guide a cannula into the vein
  • Use ultrasound to correct cannula misfeed

COURSE OUTLINE

The course is delivered in three components:

  1. Pre-reading eLearning tutorials, and pre-workshop MCQ exam. This provides the knowledge base to perform ultrasound-guided vascular access.
  2. 90-minute workshop. Group and one-on-one demonstration of the techniques required how to perform ultrasound-guided peripheral venous cannulation.
  3. Post-workshop practice. A blue gel block and human arm simulators and ultrasound machines are available to complete the required practice (20 successful cannulations)

    FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES, PLEASE CONTACT

    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

Workshop Dates

21 Januaray 2021 9am

Fees

Fees: AUD $750 (incl. GST)

Location

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

Assessment

Pre and post course online MCQ exam Optional. 30 online logbook to record clinical activity performed on patients.