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Pre-Hospital Emergency Ultrasound Course

Course Overview

The Prometheus Pre-hospital Emergency Ultrasound Course has been designed, and is taught, by medical professionals who have significant experience in emergency ultrasound use in challenging hospital and pre-hospital environments – ranging from air ambulance operations to military medicine and expeditionary medical support overseas.


This course is aimed at the pre-hospital emergency medical professional and provides theoretical and practical training in pre-hospital ultrasound scanning, highlighting its advantages and limitations.

The course uses simulation training and clinical scenarios to provide realistic, hands-on training using the latest ultrasound equipment.

Entry Criteria

Registered Doctors, Paramedics and Nurses with an interest in the role of emergency pre-hospital ultrasound.

Course Content

Course content includes:

  • Airway assessment and management
  • Lung assessment
  • Bleeding and circulatory assessment - FAST/Aorta/IVC
  • Scanning in cardiac arrest
  • Scanning in austere environments: practical considerations
  • Integration into critically ill/injured patient management
  • Scanning scenarios including: trauma, trauma entrapment, procedures, shock scan, cardiac arrest, confined space scanning and medical illness

As with all Prometheus courses, the emphasis is on short lectures, high instructor-to-student ratios, supervised practical skill sessions and scenario-based moulages in realistic settings.


Fulfils the criteria for Level 1 Course by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine

CPD applied for


Two Days


At Prometheus residential training facility in Hope-under-Dinmore, Herefordshire. Bespoke courses also available at a requested venue convenient to you.

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