Ultrasound at the front door

The Royal College of Physicians in association with the Society for Acute Medicine would like to present Ultrasound at the front door.

Ultrasound at the front door is a practical course on the use of ultrasound in the assessment and management of the acutely unwell patient.

Sessions will take place during the RCP annual conference at Manchester Convention Centre on 16–17 March 2017.

About the course

  • 1.5-hour sessions of small group practical teaching, learning the basics of ultrasound for the acutely unwell adult patient.
  • Open to all grades including medical students, trainees and consultants.
  • A must for all those undertaking GIM (general internal medicine) as part of their clinical practice.
  • Sessions include:             
    • thoracic ultrasound
    • abdominal and renal ultrasound
    • assessment for DVT (deep venous thrombosis)
    • ultrasound for peripheral vascular access
    • focused echocardiography.
  • Please note these sessions are designed as an introduction to bedside ultrasound only, and do not constitute a formal training course.

Sessions available

  • 16 March 2017: 11am–12.30pm / 2.15–3.45pm / 4.10–5.40pm
  • 17 March 2017: 11am–12.30pm / 2.15–3.45pm


Please book this course early as places are strictly limited.

The course is free for those attending Medicine 2017: RCP annual conference.