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


Diagnostic US in Emergency Department

Common problems and syndromes that require a quick assessment

Practice on healthy models and phantoms

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


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

  • Appendicitis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Hernias
  • Bowel ischemia
  • IBD
  • Contrast enhanced US (CEUS) in abdominal emergencies (trauma & non-trauma)


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