Hands on VTE point of care ultrasound workshop series for clinicians managing venousthromboembolism

DVT – Wednesday 13th September

PE – Thursday 14th September

Education & inspiration delivered by international expert faculty, aimed at both novice & advanced users

We have a large and experienced faculty and whether this is the first time you’ve held a probe or you’ve been scanning for years there will be plenty to learn for all.

DVT – Wednesday 13th September

PE – Thursday 14th September

Wednesday 13th

Morning – DVT

  • How to do a DVT scan
  • Evidence for PoCUS in DVT
  • Acute versus chronic DVT
  • Iliac vein DVT
  • Alternative Diagnosis

Wednesday 13th

Wednesday 13th:

Afternoon – Lung

  • Lung ultrasound physics
  • Evidence base
  • the BLUE protocol
  • Lung ultrasound iin PE
  • Alternative diagnoses in acutely dyspneic patients

Thursday 14th

All day – Cardiac

  • Introduction to critical care echo
  • Probe orientation/knobology
  • IVC and other measurements
  • the right ventricle
  • acute versus chronic pulmonary hypertension

Thursday 14th

We have a large and experienced faculty and can cater to all levels of experience in bedside ultrasound.

Workshops comprise 10 ultrasounds station with medical students modelling as patients at each station with 4 candidates per station.

You will spend the vasty majority of time scanning