- Junior diagnostic residents, radiologists, clinicians, internal medicine physicians, emergency medicine physicians, surgeons, sonologists, and allied health professionals interested in POCUS with mild or no prior ultrasound experience.
- Be Confident, Accurate, and Quick in performing FAST& EFAST scan.
- Identify normal anatomy seen in the four FAST views
- Describe where free fluid collects, which may represent bleeding in a trauma patient
- Understand how to detect fluid in the abdomen, pelvis, pericardium& pleura and how to detect gross organic tears.
- Understand how to detect pneumothorax.
- Give appropriate clinician help in emergency cases.
|POCUS – FAST scan: 4 steps|
|Step 1||How to detect pericardial effusion?|
|Step 2||How to detect pelvic fluid collection?|
|Step 3||How to examine lienorenal space and left pleural space?|
|Step 4||How to examine Morison’s pouch and right pleural space?|
|POCUS – EFAST scan: 1 step|
|Step 5||How to exclude pneumothorax?|