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Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia

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A two day introductory course aimed at those who want to learn Ultrasound

 Guided Regional Anaesthesia (UGRA)

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Our course includes

  • scanning and sonoanatomy on live models
  • interventional radiology teaching and phantom practice
  • cadaveric teaching at UCL department of anatomy (complete cadavers plus prosections for detailed teaching).
  • multidisciplinary faculty drawn from both local and UK experts in their field, including renowned anatomy teachers and procedural expertise.
  • Q&A session.
  • keynote lecture from an internationally renowned expert.
  • fantastic lunch and refreshments available all day.

Suitable for both trainees + consultants

Come and learn UGRA at the UK's premier hospital.

We consistently receive excellent feedback and are very relaxed with a very friendly faculty.

For consultants revalidating, we will give you all the information you need to complete the second tier CPD matrix in regional anaesthesia.



Next course 

Next Cadaveric Course June 18th and 19th 2014.

Current Programme 2014

Day 1 Wednesday 18th June 2014 UCLH Simulation Centre, 250 Euston Road.

The sonoantomy lectures will be delivered by expert regional anaesthetists. We will focus on essential knowledge of the ultrasound machine, probe handling and safe needling techniques. Live model scanning of the upper limb, lower limb, belly and back will be led by anaesthetists experienced in UGRA. We will teach the 5 essential blocks for everyday UGRA practice

09.00     Introduction Lecture

09.15     The Ultrasound Machine Lecture

09.30     Upper Limb Sonoanatomy Lecture

10.00     Model Ultrasound Scanning & Phantom Needling

12.00     Lunch

13.00     Lower Limb & Abdomen Sonoanatomy Lecture 

13.30     Model Ultrasound Scanning  

15.30     Coffee

16.00     International UGRA Update Lecture 

17.00     Closing Lecture Feedback and Evaluation

Day 2 Thursday 18th June 2014 Simulation Centre (am) UCL Anatomy Department, Rockefeller Building (pm).

The cadaveric anatomy teaching will be led by both anaesthetists and surgeons on both cadavers and prosected anatomy specimens. There will be an opportunity to both ultrasound scan and practice in-plane and out-of-plane needling techniques on the cadavers.

09.00     Anatomy Lectures    

12.00     Lunch

13.00     Cadaveric UGRA Practice

17.00     Close 

Download program and CPD matrix codes here

Cost

£300 trainees; £500 consultants for the 2 day course. 

For bookings please click on the UCLH Charity logo to be redirected to our secure online payment site

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Food refreshments,  included!

Public transport

The course is being held at:

The UCH Education Centre,

250 Euston Road

London

WC1E 6DE

Nearest tube: Warren Street
Nearest train: Kings Cross/Euston

Map of venue

Booking queries Claire Matejowsky, clare.matejowsky@uclh.nhs.uk
Course organisers Dr Damon Kamming, Dr Navkiran Kaur and Dr Simeon West
CPD
Approved for 10 CPD credits