About the Course

Participants will Learn :

  • Preparation, set-up and Infection control
  • ABC of Ultrasound in COVID-19
  • Airway Ultrasound: Normal Airway Sono-Anatomy, Endotracheal tube confirmation
  • Lung Ultrasound: Basic Lung Signs, Diagnosis of Pneumothorax, pleural effusion, Pneumonia, Pulmonary edema.
  • Circulation: Basic ECHO & IVC assessment
  • Algorithm: POCUS in COVID-19 pandemic

Salient Features of Courses

  • Ultrasound In primary care: Introduction & course overview (ABC of Ultrasound in COVID-19): This topic gives an overview the role of point ultrasonography in various aspects of in context of COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Preparation, set-up and Infection control: Objective of this topic is to teach participant regarding basic considerations of set-up, practicing infection control while performing scans and method of disinfection.
  • Airway Ultrasound: Objective of this topic is to teach ultrasound anatomy of airway, Airway confirmation, Sono -RSI protocol.
  • Lung Ultrasound: Objective of this topic is to teach Method of doing lung ultrasound, various lung ultrasound signs, Pneumonia, ARDS, Pulmonary edema.
  • Focused ECHO & IVC assessment: The lecture emphasizes on four ECHO windows (subxiphoid, Parasternal Long axis, Parasternal short axis and Apical views), for assessment of cardiac function and pericardial collection mainly.
  • The lecture emphasizes on method of Inferior vena cava (IVC) ultrasound, IVC diameter measurement and correlation with volume status of patient.
  • Algorithm: POCUS in COVID-19 pandemic : Various utilities of POCUS during COVID-19 management from triage to emergency department care and critical care will be explained.
ELIGIBILITY Health Professionals working in Emergency Department of any Healthcare setting
CREDIT Certification of Completion
TOPICS See all Topics – Click Here