What's it about?
These lectures, case presentations and bespoke, multi-camera tutorials examine resuscitation ultrasound and initial management for the sick, hypotensive patient
At the end of this course you should be able to:
- Categorize undifferentiated shock via an algorithmic approach
- Identify pneumothorax and interstitial syndrome with lung ultrasound
- Identify the signs of obstructive shock (tamponade & PE)
- Qualitatively assess LV function
- Assess the IVC
- Assess volaemia and fluid responsiveness potential
Who's it for?
Any physician likely to encounter unstable patients in the pre-hospital setting, ED, ICU, operating room or ward
Duration 170 mins.
Max Valois and Jean-François Lanctôt
Co-directors and founders of the Echo-Guided Life Support Course
Max Valois and Jean-François Lanctôt are colleagues in the ED at Charles-LeMoyne Hospital, and in the ICU at Verdun Hospital in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
Max is Adjunct Professor at McGill University and Université de Montréal, and Associate Professor at Université de Sherbrooke.
Jean-François is Adjunct Professor at McGill University, and Professor of Clinical Teaching at Université de Sherbrooke.
For more information on EGLS visit: www.echoguidedlifesupport.com
First Aid Africa
Every MedReach course supports high-impact healthcare projects in the world’s most poorly-resourced areas. £20 from your ECHO-Guided Life Support course fee will be donated to First Aid Africa.
This charity provides direct training for 5-8,000 First Aiders and mentors new trainers across Africa each year. It supplies learning resources and materials to a variety of organisations to ensure the next generation of instructors for years to come.