Syllabus

Following is the general schedule of the in-classroom section of the Ultrasound For Primary Care Course. This includes interactive skill sessions with faculty supervised hands on use of ultrasound equipment on participants by participants.

 

Each major topic will begin with a brief didactic review of anatomy and examples of normal scan planes, followed by 45 to 60 minutes of hands-on scanning experience. Each participant will be supervised in learning normal scan planes, ultrasound techniques and equipment control.

 

8:00                Principles of US equipment use and image optimization

9:00                Thyroid & Carotid

10:00              Limited Echo & Thoracic

11:00              Abdominal, Renal, Urinary & eFAST

12:00              Lunch

1:00                DVT Screening

2:00                Joint Space Access (Glenohumeral, Superiolateral Knee)

3:00                Venous Access (Internal Jugular, Subclavian, Basilic, Common Femoral)

4:00                Written Test (Hands-on skill verification will occur throughout the day)