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  • To gain theoretical and practical skills in focused echocardiography and basics of chest ultrasound and ultrasound guided intervention in Critical Care setting
  • Being able to identify and differentiate main cardiac pathologies, normal thoracic anatomy from common diseases

Day to include:

Hands-on sessions with volunteers and simulation:

  • How to scan and get basic views
  • LV and RV assessment
  • Pericardial effusion and tamponade
  • Case based discussion
  • How to recognise and differentiate pleural effusion
  • Identify the basic 2D sonography of Lung US as A-Lines, B- Lines, Lung Sliding, and Lung Point & Lung Pulse
  • Debrief and case base discussion after each hands-on session

Who should attend?

Medical and Allied Health Professionals working in Intensive Care, Anaesthesia, Acute or Emergency Medicine

Faculty led by:

Dr Antonio Rubino
Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia

Stefanie Curry
Critical Care Scientist

FUSIC Approved
Event is accredited by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for 6 CPD credits.


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