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02 Aug 2024

A one-day course suitable for qualified veterinary nurses in general practice and referral centres – learn how 'FAST' ultrasound scanning can help you triage and support your emergency and critical patient by becoming adept at POCUS (Point of Care Ultrasound), AFAST™ and TFAST™. 

This highly practical scanning course will help you triage those emergency patients that come in when the vet is already busy. Delegate numbers are capped at nine, to ensure a high quality learning experience.

Nurses working towards an NCert in ECC, may also benefit from this practical day.

Digital notes, lunch and refreshments will be provided.


"Tom was an excellent teacher. His enthusiasm for the subject was infectious and I can’t wait to put what I have learnt into practice. There was a good balance of background science and “how to do” and he pitched it just right." Louise Johns RVN, BSc (Biochem).


"Great course content, speaker engaged well and explained theories at the correct level for nurses. Practical session good, speaker was very helpful and knowledgeable throughout session. Keep up the good work!!" Millie Holland Bsc(Hons) RVN

Key features of this programme

Learn how to rapidly triage the emergency patient using ultrasound – and save lives!
Emergency assessment of the acute abdomen – with confidence
Quick and safe evaluation of the dyspnoeic dog and cat
Is this cardiac or respiratory? – in seconds
Rapidly identify abdominal fluid, internal bleeding, pleural effusion, pneumothorax, pulmonary oedema.
Interactive, case-based approach to real emergencies and critical patients.

Programme Details

Module Summary

Venue: Swindon
Date: 02 Aug 2024

Ultrasound Triage for the Emergency Patient

Day 1: 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
6 CPD Hours
1 Module
Price From £629.00 + VAT
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