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FoCUS

eTopics for FoCUS


Course

The eTopic course is a theoretical, scientifically-sound, highly interactive course. eTopics for FoCUS (Focused Cardiac UltraSound) is a methodological evaluation of the patient in shock. This course is designed for clinicians who wish to improve their diagnostic and interpretive skills in the management of the critically ill patient. The course will review the primary etiologies of shock, including:

Course Curriculum

 

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Exam (FoCUS Exam) is a methodological evaluation of the patient in shock, utilizing ultrasound. This course is designed for clinicians who wish to improve their diagnostic and interpretive skills in the management of the critically ill patient.

The course will review the primary etiologies of shock, including:

  • Tamponade
  • Severe Hypovolemia
  • Indirect Signs of Pulmonary Embolism
  • Severe LV Dysfunction
  • 2-D Evidence of Severe Valvular Dysfunction
  • Ultrasound Pattern of Septic Shock

 

Course Format

  • The course includes a pre and post-test and 8 topic modules utilizing ultrasound clips and images
  • The learning process is engaging and interactive,
  • Each module ranges between 45-75 minutes, for a total of 8-10 hours for the complete eTopic course utilizing features such as multiple response / multiple choice questions, hot-spots and drag & drop

Target Audience

Emergency medicine clinicians, Critical Care clinicians, Pediatricians, Pulmonologists, Internists and Hospitalists

 

Subscription

Users will have access to the course for a period of 3 months from the date of purchase

 

Demo

Click here to view an eTopic demo 

 

Here is the course outline:

Introduction

FoCUS ASSESSMENT OF LV SYSTOLIC FUNCTION

Assessment of LV systolic function with the FoCUS examination.

FoCUS EVALUATION OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM

FoCUS assessment of the presence of pulmonary embolism.

FoCUS ASSESSMENT OF SEVERE HYPOVOLEMIA

Assessment of severe hypovolemia with the FoCUS exam.

FoCUS ASSESSMENT OF TAMPONADE

Assessment of tamponade with the FoCUS exam.

Course Survey

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