Point of Care Ultrasound – lung & lines, heart & brain (Hands on) - course

This Course will benefit Paediatric and Neonatal consultants & trainees, and advanced nurse practitioners, and researchers in the diagnostic use of ultrasound as per POCUS guidance. The course aims to deliver the essential theoretical knowledge and practical experience with helpful tips relevant to POCUS.
Date: -
Time: -

Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital
Eastern Road
United Kingdom

Fee to attend: £250

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines.

Learning outcomes

Participants will:

  • be introduced to the use of bedside ultrasound
  • develop understanding and knowledge around use of POCUS in emergencies
  • understand the principles of POCUS use with lines, lungs, brain, and heart
  • have hands on exposure to US lungs, brain, and heart
  • get a feel of locating veins using ultrasound
  • familiarise functional echo assessment in sick neonates
  • revise the normal and abnormal echocardiographic images.

Topics covered

  • POCUS application in line insertions/ETT placement
  • Cardiac function assessment in the sick baby/child
  • Echo windows & views
  • Echo images in critical neonatal heart diseases
  • Lung ultrasound
  • Brain ultrasound
  • Abdominal ultrasound


  • Paediatric and Neonatal consultants & trainees
  • Advanced nurse practitioners
  • Researchers 
  • Allied Health care professionals who manage emergencies

To book or for more information:

Please contact Dr Venugopalan by email: venu.gopalan@paediatriccardiology.co.uk or by telephone: 07894537953