Course management: Chief Medical Officer Hanne Grossjohan and Department Doctor Andreas Hjelm Brandt
Target group: Doctors and nurses/radiographers who see an ultrasound scanner for the first time and want to start scanning the most frequent guard-relevant acute condition in the abdomen. The course includes introduction to the FAST and Extended FAST trauma algorithm.
Content: Ultrasonic theory and use of an ultrasonic scanner, choice of transducer, Doppler, introduction to ultrasound scan in the following areas: Abdomen (gastro, agitation, retroperitoneum), accumulations/trauma (FAST and E-FAST). Plus 2-3 hours of practical exercises.
Course form: Lectures and practical exercises with the possibility to try out different ultrasound scanners.