Surgeons, Physicians, Registrars, Resident Medical Officers and Medical Students who wish to learn to perform lung ultrasound and identify patterns of lung pathology.
The Focused Ultrasound Simulator Education (FUSE) Lung Ultrasound Course will teach participants to perform lung ultrasound and identify patterns of lung pathology, including normal, pneumothorax, pleural effusion, pulmonary oedema, minor and major consolidation. It includes practical training of how to perform safe ultrasound-guided drainage of pleural effusion using an ultrasound machine, mannequin-simulator using commonly used seldinger-technique equipment.
- Understand the clinical uses of lung ultrasound
- Understand lung and diaphragm anatomy and its relation to chest wall
- Perform a standardised lung ultrasound examination in the erect and supine patient
- Understand the ultrasound appearance of lung pathology and its limitations