PURE - Practical Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia Education

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Course information

Date: To be confirmed

Location: Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ

Cost: £120

Description

This one-day course teaches a practical approach to using ultrasound in regional anaesthesia. It's suitable for both novice users and those with some experience of using ultrasound who wish to enhance their skills. Also ideal for those accustomed to nerve stimulator techniques wishing to add ultrasound to their repertoire.

The number of places is limited to 20 to allow plenty of time for practical skills.

We have support from several companies providing a range of ultrasound machines, needles and other equipment for use during the course.

Featuring:

  • theory of ultrasound
  • hands-on experience of scanning and needling
  • scanning of live models.

Blocks to include:

  • upper limb - interscalene supraclavicular and axillary brachial plexus, forearm blocks
  • lower limb - femoral and sciatic (popliteal approach) nerve blocks
  • trunk - transversus abdominis plane, Ilioinguinal, Rectus sheath blocks.

The course is facilitated by consultant anaesthetists from Broomfield Hospital. 

Course Director: Dr Ravindran Nair, Consultant Anaesthetist, Broomfield Hospital, and Dr Gagan Atwal, Anaesthetist Registrar, Broomfield Hospital.

Feedback from previous participants

"Good chance to practice technique under guidance of knowledgeable colleagues. Picked up good tips."
"Practical hands on approach - great to do it ourselves!"
"Small groups and practical hands on experience and brilliant faculty."
"A great course, inspiring, fun and really informative - thank you all involved very much!"

PURE is approved by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for five CPD credits

Register and pay in the Anglia Ruskin store (under Postgraduate Medical Institute Conferences and Events). Payment by credit card accepted. Confirmation will be sent to you on receipt of your application to attend.

Directions to our Chelmsford campus.

For more information please contact pmievents@anglia.ac.uk