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Complete Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia Education Course (CURE) – counts towards the EDRA

12 CPD credits from the Royal College of Anaesthetists and  “Counts towards the EDRA”


This course is taught by experienced & friendly Consultants, based on intensive, small group hands-on training.  Mini lectures complement the practical training with live model scanning and needling practice on phantoms.  Also featured is the unique “focussed assessment of procedural skills” to gauge your progress.  Delegate scanning time is maximised to ensure you leave equipped with the skills to perform effective ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia.

Course Highlights:

  • Review of Ultrasound anatomy & indications for each regional block.
  • Emphasis on individual tuition and personal feedback.
  • Focuses on training of pattern recognition by practicing on a variety of different models and video presentations.
  • Structured approach to optimize in plane and out of plane needling techniques and needle tip visualization.
  • Discussions about Local Anaesthetics, new developments and controversies.

Topics Covered

Brachial Plexus

  • Interscalene
  • Supraclavicular
  • Axillary
  • Peripheal upper limb nerves

Lumbar Plexus

  • Sciatic (proximal/distal)
  • Lateral Cutaneous nerve of thigh
  • Femoral / fascia iliaca
  • Saphenous
  • Ankle

Truncal Blocks

  • Rectus sheath
  • TAP (including subcostal)
  • ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric

CPD Matrix Anaesthesia:  1A02,2G01,2G02,2G03,2G04,3A09

Participants are limited to 16, with ultrasound machines available to allow intensive training in ultrasound techniques and US guided needle placement of in-vitro models.

Registration Fee: £400.00 includes VAT, refreshments, lunch and course materials. Pre-Course materials are available by visiting the ‘Your Orders’ section after registration.

Cancellation Policy: All courses require a minimum number of attendees. Fujifilm SonoSite Ltd reserve the right to cancel courses at anytime. Attendees notice period of course cancellation is a minimum of one week prior. In case of cancellation, a full refund will be issued or a transfer to a course of the same value. Fujifilm SonoSite Ltd is not responsible for any travel and/or lodging reimbursements in case of cancellation. Please e-mail if you are unsure on the status of your course at anytime.