NEW ECG (Foundation & Advanced) and Pre-Hospital Acute Cardiovascular Diagnostics courses delivered by our ECG Specialist Phil Poskitt.
COMING SOON – This one-day course for all clinicians responding to cardiac patients has been created to provide a foundation of essential knowledge and understanding of electrocardiography including 12 lead ECGs in order to build confidence in identifying ECG abnormalities within the pre-hospital phase of care.
COMING SOON: This one day course with a Pre-Hospital focus intended for those with more ECG experience looks at advanced topics such as electrolyte imbalance, aortic dissection, tamponade, sudden cardiac death syndromes, STEMI mimics/equivalents, accessory pathways, cardiomyopathy and other curiosities of 12-Lead ECGs.
Exploring the uses of Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) and 12-Lead Electrocardiography in acute cardiovascular care. This one-day course has been created to introduce the combined and integrated use of both Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) and Advanced Electrocardiography (ECG) in Pre-hospital and emergency care. This introductory course focuses on infective cardiac disease, tamponade physiology, and pulmonary embolism.
• Causes of Right Ventricular Strain including Pulmonary Embolism and DVT
• Causes of cardiac tamponade, myo-pericarditis, and endocarditis
• Associated ECG findings and ultrasound findings for these pathologies
• Basic focussed cardiac ultrasound
• Ultrasound of the inferior vena cava
• 3 Point DVT ultrasound
• Select Advanced ECG interpretation
• Clinical integration and correlation of both Point of Care Ultrasound and ECG findings specific to clinical decision making in the pre-hospital phase of care.
• Limitations of electrocardiography and point of care ultrasound in clinical practice
Participants will gain a new and exciting appreciation for how both ultrasound and electrocardiography can be used together to enhance clinical decision making in the pre-hospital and emergency care environment, a better understanding of the actual relative anatomy of internal organs in live patients, and the benefits and limitations of both ultrasound and ECG examinations; informed by the latest literature and evidence-based practices.
This course is specifically designed for the challenges and limitations of the pre-hospital and emergency healthcare environment and is suitable for Paramedics, Emergency Nurses, Foundation and Core Training Doctors, and Trainee Practitioners interested in PHEM. It is also a fantastic refresher for clinicians who want to become more confident in their basic cardiac ultrasound skills. This course aims to develop ECG interpretation for those already in possession of a sound foundation of knowledge, delving into the intricacies and curiosities of advanced interpretation.
It is not suitable for those without prior ECG education!
Dates and prices HERE.