Focused Assessment With Sonography in Trauma ( FAST)

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Program Overview:

• Trauma is still the leading cause of death in the first 4 decades of life in developed world

• One third of deaths from trauma are preventable1

• Haemorrhage is the commonest cause of preventable death.

• Abdomen and Chest commonest sites of occult haemorrhage.

Who Should Attend:

  • This course is designed for Emergency professionals who would be expected to apply the skills taught as part of their clinical duties. Appropriate participants include doctors, nurses and paramedics working in direct contact with trauma injured ,Medical students in their final year of training can be accepted as candidates.

Program outlines:

1- FAST Indications (Scenarios)

2- US Machine orientation

3- Knobology

4- Working with Probes and transducers

5- FAST Technique

6- Adjusting the image

7- Artifacts 8- Assessment ( MCQ’s/ Image Quiz/Practical)

Program Duration:

Full Day: 8 Hours.

Instractors:

An experienced faculty from the Egyptian Council of Resuscitation and accredited form the European council of Resuscitation

Accreditation:

1. European Resuscitation Council valid for 3 year (International Certificate)

2. certification of attendance from the "TREE Training Solutions".

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