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Matters of the Heart (and Lungs)

Practical Point-of-Care Echocardiography & Lung Ultrasound Workshop for ED Doctors

Live Events


2nd September 2023


9:00AM - 4:00PM


Adelaide, South Australia

Event Details

Matters of the Heart (and Lungs)

Practical Point-of-Care Echocardiography and Lung Ultrasound in the Emergency Department

This workshop will explore the use of point-of-care echocardiography and lung ultrasound in the emergency department setting. It will provide hands-on practical stations using live models with a focus on evaluation of the heart, IVC, lung, and lower limb DVT.

It will be taught jointly by Sonographers and Emergency Physicians with a short lecture component followed by workshops to maximise scanning time.

Key Information

Candidates – Emergency Medicine Physicians [FACEMs and Trainees]

Date – Saturday 2nd September 2023

Location – Stamford Grand Adelaide Hotel, 2 Jetty Road Glenelg, SA

Time – 9:00am - 4:00pm

The workshop will cover the following areas:

1. Basic Cardiac - imaging of the heart using 4 cardiac views

2. Advanced Cardiac – measures of flow velocity, ejection fraction, valvular pathology

3. IVC – imaging of the inferior vena cava [IVC]

4. Lung – imaging of the lung views

5. Lower limb – assessment for proximal lower limb DVT

There will also be a discussion on the clinical integration of cardiac and lung ultrasound, as well as common pathology encountered, in the emergency department.

NB: This event assumes some prior knowledge of basic ultrasound skills such as knobology.

Workshop Recommended Pre-Reading:

ACEM ED Ultrasound Modules []

- Foundation FELS

- Anatomy and Views

- Extended Anatomy and Views

- Pathology and Clinical Integration

- Extended Thoracic / Lung

Clinical Contacts

Cindy Soon –

Mustafa Haidermota –

Jenna Chiu –

  • Email with any questions.

  • Attendees can receive full refunds up to 7 days before the event start date.

  • Yes. A certificate of attendance will be emailed to you after the event.

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