Basic modules  


Module 1.




Essential of US in Trauma, the easiest way to approach US
Practice on healthy models

FAST and EFAST protocols

  • Free fluid in abdomen, thorax, pericardium
  • Basic lung US


Module 2.


Diagnostic US in Emergency Dept


Common problems and syndromes that require a quick assessment
Practice on healthy models and phantoms


  • Gallbladder and biliary tree
  • Kidney and urinary tract
  • DVT (CUS)
  • Fractures
  • Soft tissue infections and collections

Advanced modules   

Module 3.


Interventional US


Interventional US-guided maneuvers in the acute patient.
Practice on phantoms

Venous cannulation (central and periferal)

  • Thoracentesis
  • Diagnostic peritoneal aspiration (DPA)
  • Cholecistostomy
  • Suprapubic cystostomy
  • Abscesses and collections drainage
  • Monitoring of pneumothorax aspiration


Module 4.


Advanced Visceral US in Acute Abdomen


Acquiring confidence in hollow viscus US for many acute conditions/US-driven protocols
Practice on healthy models and phantoms


  • Diverticulitis
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Hernias
  • Bowel ischemia
  • IBD