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CORE - Focused abdominal sonograph in trauma (FAST)
Training, Consultation & General services Company
  • (+20) 25215059 / (+2) 01118867769

  • Maadi, Cairo – Egypt
    1st Floor, 15 Road 256

  • Working Hours
    From 08:00 am to 16:00 pm

Focused abdominal sonograph in trauma (FAST)

Course Purposes

The use of focused ultrasonography has now become an extension of the physical examination of the trauma patient. Performed in the trauma room by properly trained and credentialed staff, it allows the timely diagnosis of potentially life-threatening haemorrhage and is a decision-making tool to help determine the need for transfer to the operating room, CT scanner or angiography suite.

Course Objectives:

  • Discuss the components of the EFAST exam
  • Evaluate the utility of the EFAST
  • Review how to obtain and interpret the images
  • Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the EFAST
  • Discuss the accuracy and utility of FAST in clinical decision making, as well as limitations and pitfalls
  • Describe newer protocols such as EFAST and RUSH and their uses
  • Discuss the use of FAST in special populations such as pregnant and pediatric patients

Course Contents

  •   Introduction
  •   Practice Essentials
  •   Technique
  •   Skills stations
  •  Interpretation 

Course Recipients

This course is designed for
  • veterinarians and technicians who wish to learn how to quickly assess a trauma case with ultrasound.
  • Recommended prerequisites are the Basic and Intermediate Soft tissue courses.
  • Taught by a board certified criticalist.


2 Days

Methodology of teaching

Classroom lectures , Videos & Practical Training and Exersices


Core Certificate

Available DATE

Duration Start End
2 Days 2018-01-15 2018-01-16 Apply

2 Days 2018-02-05 2018-02-06 Apply

2 Days 2018-04-09 2018-04-10 Apply

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