PHUSED™ – PreHospital UltraSound Education

Point-of-care ultrasound is becoming increasingly popular in prehospital care due to both developments in technology and gradually reducing cost. PHUSED™ is intended to provide the prehospital practitioner with a hands-on introduction to ultrasonography and overview of the fundamental scans used in prehospital critical care.  

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Course overview

Aim

Whilst core ultrasound courses exist for many in-hospital specialties, there remains no national standard course for practitioners working in prehospital emergency care. PHUSED™ is therefore intended to teach the learner the most impactful ultrasound applications and their appropriate use to care for the undifferentiated prehospital patient.

Entry criteria

PHUSED™ is aimed at clinicians fulfilling levels 6+ on the Skills for Health Career Framework. Examples include:

  • Specialist Paramedic

  • Advanced Clinical Practitioner

  • EM ST2+ Doctor

Course content

  • Physics and knobology

  • Anatomy and physiology

  • Safe ultrasound use and governance

  • Focussed lung ultrasound

  • Basic echocardiography

  • Vascular access

  • Abdominal ultrasound

To allow for consolidation of learning, content will be delivered using a combination of lectures and practical sessions.

Duration

Two days (eight + eight hours)

Certification / accreditation / endorsement

Certified by PREMED. CPD certificate upon completion of the course.

Location

Folkestone, Kent.

Disclaimer 

Please note: IMACC™ does not qualify the learner to provide interventions outside the scope of practice set by their employer and/or regulatory body. 

Faculty

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For corporate bookings, please enquire by emailing us at sales@prem-ed.com