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POCUS FocusClass

9 chapters that will bring you to the next level

Chapters

Heart

36:17 Chapter 1

This chapter is designed to provide you with a focus on sonographic planes, terminology and probe manipulation skills, along with techniques involved in handheld ultrasound Echocardiography to evaluate the heart chambers in 2D. Learn how to differentiate normal heart function from major cardiovascular pathology in this focus tutorial. The professional will also identify situations when a referral for a second opinion is indicated.

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Lung

24:54 Chapter 2

In a first glance Prof. Thomas Binder will talk about pleural effusions. Next to come are artifacts of the lung such as A-lines and B-lines, how to identify a pulmonary edema and you will learn how you can quickly and accurately identify a pneumothorax.

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Obstetrics

24:57 Chapter 3

This chapter is designed for healthcare professionals who have an interest in point of care obstetric ultrasound. The chapter will provide you with probe manipulation techniques and an early pregnancy ultrasound protocol with handheld devices. You will experience how to differentiate ectopic pregnancy and you will learn about the associated probe manipulation technique. The professional will also identify situations when a referral for a second opinion is indicated.

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Kidney

20:16 Chapter 4

This chapter aims to improve your understanding and use of handheld ultrasound to answer clinical questions by focussing on sonographic planes, terminology and probe manipulation skills. The professional will be able to identify the sonographic appearances of normal and abnormal structures required to answer common clinical questions and understand situations when a referral for a second opinion is indicated.

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Urinary tract

28:00 Chapter 5

This chapter aims to improve your understanding and use of handheld ultrasound to answer clinical questions by focussing on sonographic planes, terminology and probe manipulation skills. The professional will be the variants and abnormalities of the urinary tract from presentations, hands-on demos and case-based learning. The professional will be able to understand situations when a referral for a second opinion is indicated.

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Biliary tract

19:12 Chapter 6

This chapter was designed for healthcare professionals who aim to incorporate handheld ultrasound assessment of the biliary tract in their practice. The professional will learn how to recognise the variants and abnormalities of the biliary tract from presentations, hands-on demo and case-based learning and understand situations when a referral for a second opinion is indicated.

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Abdominal Aorta

30:23 Chapter 7

This chapter aims to improve your understanding and use of handheld ultrasound to answer clinical questions in your practice by focussing on sonographic planes, terminology and probe-manipulation skills. The topic provides an overview of anatomical structures and vessels around the abdominal aorta where the professional will understand variants and abnormalities as well as situations when a referral for a second opinion is indicated.

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MSK

48:24 Chapter 8

This chapter provides an introduction to the anatomy and ultrasound examination of the knee and shoulder. Particular emphasis is given to scanning protocols as well as tips and strategies for obtaining high-quality images. The professional will be able to identify the sonographic appearance of normal and abnormal structures required to answer common clinical questions and understand situations when a referral for a second opinion is indicated.

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DVT

29:46 Chapter 9

This chapter aims to improve your understanding and use of handheld ultrasound to answer clinical questions by focussing on sonographic planes, terminology, and probe manipulation skills. Importantly, an overview of anatomical landmarks of the peripheral venous system is included as part of this chapter. The professional will recognise the variants and abnormalities of the peripheral venous system from the presentation of a hands-on demo and case-based learning and will understand situations when a referral for a second opinion is indicated.

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