Ultrasound Breakaways

The following sessions will take place at the 2019 conference:

  •          Wednesday 11th December (afternoon 14:00 - 17:00)

                                  Ultrasound Enhanced Cardiac Arrest (ELS) 

 

  •          Thursday 12th December (morning 09:30 - 13:00) 

                                  Ultrasound Enhanced Primary Survey and Procedures in Major Trauma

 

- Add these brekaways to you booking under breakaway session 'Addons'

- All bookings include access to the plenary session (taking place each day in the Ondaatje Theatre).

- A ticket for the corresponding conference day must be purchased to enable breakaway session access.

 


                         

Wednesday 11th December (Afternoon Session: 14:00 - 17:00)

Ultrasound Enhanced Cardiac Arrest (ELS) 

A 3 hour session using maximal hands on scanning time and interactive scenarios.

- The session is open to anyone who has an interest in developing this modality into their practice and is applicable in both the Pre Hospital and In Hospital management of cardiac arrest.

- The workshop will appeal to all levels from those with no experience of point of care ultrasound to those wishing to add to their skills.

- The faculty will be made up of experienced Emergency Specialists who have extensive experience of the use of Point of Care US in the cardiac arrest situation.

- Working in supervised small groups you will become comfortable at obtaining important cardiac views and explore how ultrasound can be introduced safely to enhance your assessment and management of cardiac arrest.

- Please Note - This is a half-day session (attendance of the plenary session making up the other portion of the day booking)

 

Ultrasound Enhanced Cardiac Arrest (ELS)

 

14.00 - 14.15 Welcome Aims - PoCUS – driving a machine /getting images - artefacts cardiac arrest

14.15 - 14.30 The important cardiac views

14.30 - 15.10 Hands on - Basics - Getting Cardiac Images

15.10 - 15.40 PoCUS in Cardiac Arrest – Pathology and integrating in to resuscitation

15.40 - 16.50 Hands on - Integrated Scenarios

16.50 - 17.00 Future training potentials/ future direction

17.00 - Close

 


Thursday 12th December (Morning Session: 09:30 - 13:00)

Ultrasound Enhanced Primary Survey and Procedures in Major Trauma

A 3.5 hour session with maximal hands on scanning time

 

- The session is open to anyone who has an interest in developing this exciting modality in to their practice and is applicable in both the Pre Hospital and In Hospital initial assessment and management of trauma

- The workshop will appeal to all levels of experience from those with absolutely no experience to those wishing add to their skills or keep up with new innovations

- The faculty will be made up of experienced Trauma Specialists who have extensive experience of the use of Point of Care US

- Working in supervised small groups you will gain comfort in obtaining views and explore how portable Ultrasound can enhance your assessment and management of trauma

- Please Note - This is a half-day session (attendance of the plenary session making up the other portion of the day booking)

Ultrasound Enhanced Primary Survey and Procedures in Major Trauma

09.30 - 09.50 Welcome Aims - PoCUS – a new paradigm – driving a machine /getting images - artifacts

                          - When to use / not use

09.50 - 10.20 Hands on machines - Basics

10.20 - 10.40 Airway / Breathing Assessment - (talk)

10.40 - 11.00 Hands on - Airway Breathing

11.00 - 11.20 – Coffee Break

11.20 - 11.40 Assessing blood loss and Volume status

11.40 - 12.20 Practice Scanning

12.20 - 13.00 US Assisted Procedures (talk and practical)

               - Ultrasound guided access

            - Fracture Assessment

            - Draining Fluid

            - Nerve Block

           - Intubation

13.00 - Close

 


- Add these brekaways to you booking under breakaway session 'Addons'

- A ticket for the corresponding conference day must be purchased to enable breakaway session access.

                         

 

 The London Trauma Conference 2019 has been approved for 24 CPD points (6 points per conference day)

by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.