CORE ULTRASOUND IN

     INTENSIVE CARE (CUSIC)

Thoracic / Lung ultrasound

  • Basic lung ultrasound (BLU) techniques

  • Pleural effusion and US assisted pleurocentesis

  • Consolidation & atelectasis

  • Pneumothorax

  • The interstitial syndrome

  • Acute Hypoxaemia Protocol

Abdominal ultrasound

  • Right upper quadrant (liver, kidney, free fluid)

  • Left upper quadrant (spleen, kidney, stomach, free fluid)

  • Pelvis (free fluid, bladder, catheterisation)

  • Free fluid and US guided paracentesis

  • FAST + scanning in emergency care

Vascular access

  • Internal jugular veins

  • Lateral axillary veins (ultrasound assisted subclavian access)

  • Femoral veins

DVT Scanning

  • Femoral veins

  • Popliteal veins

  • 4 Point compression ultrasound scanning

CUSIC Process

  • Mentorship, logbook & submission process

NEWCASTLE INTENSIVE CARE ULTRASOUND

FICE (3rd October) & CUSIC (4th October) 2019

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL

NEXT COURSE: NICUS May 2020 (Dates TBC)

As Part of Sono-UK 2020

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