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DVT

Course highlights

  • Equipment and image optimisation
  • Anatomy
  • Sono-anatomy
  • Imaging techniques
  • Pathology review
  • Tips and pitfalls

SGD $950.00SGD $980.00

Course Dates & Fees
  • Select Start Date
  • 11 Sep 2024 SGD $980.00
  • 12 Nov 2024 SGD $980.00

Description

Acquire a complete set of diagnostic quality views to answer protocol based clinical question – ‘Is there DVT in the thigh or popliteal veins?’.

You will gain an understanding of machine optimisation including ‘tips & traps’ and anatomy familiarisation on real patient models.

 

Want to be recognised as a safe and competent point of care ultrasound user?

This course is the first step toward attaining a credential in point of care ultrasound (Certificate of Competence).
Learn more about our credentialing pathway.

Who should attend?

  • Emergency Medicine Physician
  • Family Physician
  • General Practitioner
  • Anaesthetist
  • Cardiologist
  • Intensivist
  • Internist
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Paediatrician
  • Pain Management Specialist
  • Radiologist
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Renal Physician
  • Sports Medicine Physician
  • Surgeon
  • Urologist
  • Obstetrician
  • Rheumatologist

Objectives

To acquire a complete set of diagnostic quality views to answer the clinical question:

  • Is there DVT in the thigh veins or popliteal veins?
Expected Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate effective use of an ultrasound machine
  • Optimise an ultrasound image
  • Recognise normal ultrasound anatomy and describe using sonographic terminology
  • Acquire pre and post compression images of the CFV, FV (prox/mid/dist), POPV and proximal GSV/SFJ.
  • How to document the ultrasound findings.
  • Identify the limitations of ultrasound and identify when to on-refer patients for formal scanning or complimentary investigations.

Logbook Requirements

DVT Ultrasound (Basic) Course5 cases (included in course fee)
DVT Ultrasound (Advanced) Course15 cases (to be purchased separately)
Total20 cases

 

  • Basic Course — upon completion of the DVT Ultrasound Basic course, students may submit up to 5 cases for Tutor review, at no additional cost.
  • Advanced Course — those who wish to achieve the ultrasound credential will need to purchase the additional 15 cases (reviews) in addition to the course fee.
  • No cases are required to be submitted prior to enrolling in the DVT Ultrasound Advanced course.
  • There is no obligation for students to submit cases if they do not wish to be credentialed.

Prerequisites

  • This course is available to all Singaporean and International medical and allied health professionals with an interest in the use of ultrasound in the clinical setting.
  • No previous ultrasound experience is necessary.
  • Regular access to an ultrasound machine and patients recommended.

 

Prior to commencing course:

Pre-course material will be provided four weeks before the course start date. This will include videos and a short quiz. It is mandatory to review this material prior to attending as it is the foundation material for the course.

Learning Strategies

  • Hands-on practical scanning on real patient models and simulators, with a maximum ratio of 1 tutor to 4 students.
  • Expert led presentations and demonstrations.
  • Online videos and directed reading.
  • Online logbook — upload your images for personalised and constructive feedback from your dedicated tutor.
  • Formative rubric assessment — measure you skill progression and highlight areas for improvement.
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TIME

8:15 am to 4:15 pm

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VENUE

National University of Singapore
MD6, 14 Medical Drive,
Singapore 117599

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CATERING

Morning tea, a light lunch and refreshments are provided.