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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.

Aim

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.

Accreditation

Accredited for Core Level by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine

CPD applied for

Duration

Two Days

Location

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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