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Point of Care Ultrasound - CRIT5010

Year - 2018

Point of care ultrasound is now used routinely in the assessment and management of critically ill patients. This unit of study will introduce students to ultrasound physics and knobology on ultrasound machines. Students will learn how to perform scans including e-FAST, AAA, vascular access, DVT studies, renal, hepatobiliary, basic echo and early pregnancy.

Classes
2 x compulsory face-to-face teaching days, online lectures and webinar tutorials and/or discussion forums

Assessment
online quizzes (10%), short answer questions (30%), submission of ultrasound scans performed by the student with written reports (60%)

Textbooks
Emergency Ultrasound Made Easy (2011) edn 2 J Bowra and R McLaughlin, Elsevier Health Sciences, Critical Care Ultrasound Manual (2012) edn 1 A Mclean and S Huang, Elsevier

Additional information
Students must have access to an ultrasound machine as well as live patients to complete scans. Enrolments in this unit of study are limited and departmental permission is required.

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Critical Care
Study Mode: Distance education/intensive on campus
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Critical Care
Study Mode: Distance education/intensive on campus
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Khanh Nguyen
HECS Band: 3
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