Day 2
May 20, 2022

Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks For Non-Anaesthetists

This course is an introduction to regional anaesthetic and analgesic techniques for clinicians working in an acute setting. It will serve as an introduction to regional anaesthesia for any beginner. This course is uniquely focused on procedures which will be useful both in the theatre environment but also in the emergency setting. Clinicians from all acute specialities are welcome.

  • Introduction to physics of ultrasound
  • How to see a nerve with an ultrasound
  • How to be safe, reduce complications and manage emergencies
  • How to master in-plane needle technique
  • How to numb an upper limb
  • How to numb a lower limb
  • Thoracic and abdominal analgesia
  • What to inject and how much
  • Consider the future of regional anaesthesia outside of theatre
  • Good governance and how to progress after the course

COURSE DIRECTOR:
Jonathan Womack
Jonathan Womack
Consultant in Anaesthetics, Newcastle upon Tyne

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