About Course

Point of Care Ultrasound for General Physicians

Course Director

Rozina Badal Munir MBBS, DABRM, RPVI, RVT, RDMS, MSK, POCUS, FASE

Methodology: Online course, self-paced, non-guided

Duration: 17 teaching modules with 3 introductory and assessment modules. 

Background: 

Ultrasound is an extremely valuable diagnostic tool to diagnose, manage, monitor and treat your patients in a safe accurate, rapid and non-invasive manner. We hope this guide will encourage more physicians to implement ultrasound in their everyday clinical practice. This course will cover various body regions comprehensively including liver, gallbladder, kidneys, cardiac, lung, major vessels, soft tissue and first trimester.

Objectives: 

At the end of this Course the Participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss proper scanning techniques and system optimization for a Point of Care Ultrasound. 
  2. Interpret basic ultrasound examinations of various regions.
  3. identify normal and common abnormal imaging characteristics for the evaluation of various regions 

Assessment:

Assessment in each module is assessed by online MCQs and picture quizzes.

Target Audience:

General Physicians including Family Practitioners and Internists, Medical Specialists such as Gastroenterologists, Rheumatologists etc. and PostGraduate Trainees.
 

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Module 1: Basic ultrasound Physics and instrumentation for POCUS

    • Basics of Ultrasound

    • Quiz 1: Basic Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation

  • 3

    Module 2: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

    • Quiz 2: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

  • 4

    Module 3: Hepatobiliary /Spleen

    • Liver scanning

    • Galbaldder scanning

    • Spleen Scanning

    • Hepatobiliary Pathology

    • Quiz 3: Hepatobiliary System

  • 5

    Module 4: Abdominal Trauma

    • Right upper quadrant Part 1

    • Right upper quadrant Part 2

    • Left upper quadrant

    • Pericardiac

    • Suprapubic

    • Quiz 4: FAST / Abdominal Trauma

  • 6

    Module 5: Cardiac Ultrasound

    • RUSH Part 1

    • RUSH Part 2

    • RUSH Part 3

    • RUSH Part 4

    • RUSH Part 5

    • RUSH Part 6

    • RUSH Part 7

    • Quiz: RUSH

  • 7

    Module 6: Urinary Tract

    • Renal Scanning

    • Bladder / Prostate Pathology

    • Quiz: Genitourinary

  • 8

    Module 7: Gastrointestinal

    • Gastrointestinal Scan

    • Quiz: POCUS-GIT

  • 9

    Module 8: Lung

    • COVID- 19 learning lung

    • COVID-19 scanning protocols

    • POCUS lung

    • Quiz: Lung

  • 10

    Module 9: Lower Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)

    • POCUS-DVT

    • Quiz: DVT

  • 11

    Module 10: Obstetrics / First Trimester

    • Pelvic POCUS

    • Quiz: Pelvic

  • 12

    Module 11: Ocular

    • POCUS-Ocular

    • Quiz: Ocular Ultrasound

  • 13

    Module 12: Soft tissue/Musculoskeletal

    • POCUS-Soft Tissue /MSK

    • Quiz: Musculoskeletal and Soft Tissue

  • 14

    Module 13: Procedural guidance

    • In plane injection

    • Out of plane injection

    • Ultrasound guided Central venous catheterization (CVC)

    • Ultrasound Assisted Lumber Puncture (UALP)

    • Ultrasound guided Paracentesis

    • Quiz: Ultrasound guided Procedures

  • 15

    Module 14: Posters

    • FAST Protocol (Focused Assessment by Sonography in Trauma)

    • FALLS Protocol (Fluid Administration Limited by Lung Sonography)

    • CLUE Protocol (Cardiopulmonary Limited Ultrasound Exam)

    • BLUE Protocol (Bedside Lung Ultrasound in Emergency)

    • RUSH Protocol (Rapid Ultrasound in Shock & Hypotension)

  • 16

    Resources

    • Educational resources in Point-Of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

  • 17

    Course completion

    • Survey

Course Director

Dr. Rozina Badal Munir

MBBS, DABRM, FAARM, RPVI, RVT, RDMS, POCUS, FASE. Ultrasound specialist /educator

Need Discount?

If you are a trainee or medical student , MERIT Academy has special discounts for you in this course. Kindly send us an email at appnamerit@gmail.com to get discounts on this course.

Reviews

4 star rating

Excellent course

Samina Aslam Khan

I am a trainee in radiology .I found this course extremely useful. It is precise yet comprehensive and explains the latest approach .Dr.Badar is an excellent...

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I am a trainee in radiology .I found this course extremely useful. It is precise yet comprehensive and explains the latest approach .Dr.Badar is an excellent teacher .

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5 star rating

Pocus awesome

Shazia Habib

Excellent compact as well as elaborated lectures and videos

Excellent compact as well as elaborated lectures and videos

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