Advanced FAST: Focused Assessment with Sonography

Advanced FAST: Focused Assessment with Sonography

Advanced FAST: Focused Assessment with Sonography

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CE: 7 hours

This course will cover three practical everyday quick assessment ultrasound formats: AFAST, TFAST, and Vet BLUE (veterinary bedside lung ultrasound exam) for patient surveillance.

Course Objectives

  • Be able to perform abdominal FAST and recognize free fluid
  • Understand the use of the abdominal fluid scoring system
  • Be able to perform thoracic FAST and recognize pleural and pericardial effusion
  • Be able to perform Vet BLUE and understand the Dry Lung vs Wet Lung concept
  • Be able to apply Global FAST for volume status, post-interventional complications, during anesthesia and CPR
  • Understand basic pitfalls and confounding artifacts for all 3 techniques for Trauma, Triage, and Treatment (in Veterinary Medicine)
  • Watch the video below to learn more

Who should attend?

  • This course is for veterinarians and technicians with minimal ultrasound experience

Course Dates & Times

May 31st, 2017 8:00am – 5:00pm
September 1st, 2017 8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Introduction Video