Day 1
May 19, 2022

Focused Ultrasound In Intensive Care - Heart (FUSIC Heart)

This course introduces trans-thoracic echo as a one-day course with the option to attend the Focused Ultrasound in Intensive Care – non heart applications (FUSIC – non heart) course on day two.

  • Introduction to physics of ultrasound
  • Parasternal long and short axis trans-thoracic windows
  • Apical trans-thoracic windows
  • Subcostal trans-abdominal windows
  • Evaluation of the left side of the heart
  • Evaluation of the right side of the heart
  • Evaluation of pericardial and adjacent pleural fluid
  • Evaluation for severe hypovolaemia
  • Good governance and how to progress after the course

COURSE DIRECTOR:
Lewis Gray
Lewis Gray
Consultant in Intensive Care & Anaesthetics, Newcastle upon Tyne

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