WORKSHOP on Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST)

November 10, 2018; 08:30 – 12:30

 

 

OVERVIEW

Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) is a limited point-of-care (POC) ultrasound examination directed solely at identifying the presence of free intraperitoneal or pericardial fluid.

FAST and eFAST is used in trauma situations to identify free fluid in the following clinical settings:

  • Blunt trauma
  • Unexplained hypotension
  • Penetrating trauma
  • Trauma in pregnancy

 After completing this e-learning programme, you understand how to:

  • Perform a FAST examination
  • Identify free fluid in specific anatomically locations

This includes:

  • Where to place and orientate the transducer for the four positions of the FAST protocol
  • How to obtain the standard views in each position
  • What to look for 
  • How to determine if free fluid is present

Knowing the sonographic artefacts and pitfalls 

 

Target Audiences

  • Radiologists, ER Physicians
  • Sonographers, Radiographers, ER Nurses

 

Registration

            Limited Seats Available

            (The workshop is parallel to the Symposium)

            Please register to Ms. Mariam Al Hamadi @ mhamadi@seha.ae