Introduction to Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Rural GPs

Delivered by experienced rural doctors and sonographers, this workshop will increase your understanding of the applications of point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnostic process. Experts will guide you through the diverse applications of point-of-care ultrasound in rural primary care. You will be introduced to basic techniques using advanced, high-end mobile ultrasound equipment provided by Philips.

Capped at 30 participants to allow increased hands-on experience, you’ll rotate through six stations:

  • eFast
  • deep venous thrombosis
  • heart and lung ultrasound
  • intravenous line placement and foreign object retrieval
  • musculoskeletal soft tissue
  • first trimester transabdominal obstetric ultrasound.

The workshop is a CPD Accredited Activity under the RACGP CPD Program (eligible for 40 points) and is approved for all categories of the Rural Procedural Grants Program.

Please note: The RACGP is keeping the health and safety of staff, members and guests at the forefront of all planning. These events will therefore comply with all relevant Chief Health Officer’s COVID-19 requirements and may be postponed or cancelled depending on current public health advice.

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Venue: Harbour Room at the Pacific Bay Resort, Cnr Pacific Hwy and Bay Dr, Coffs Harbour

Date/Time: Full day | Sat 15 May 2021, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (8hrs) AEST

Cost: RACGP members: $695, Non-members: $995 (incl. GST)

Event Organiser: RACGP Rural

Contact: RACGP Rural

Phone: 1800 636 764

Email: Click here


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