FAMUS – Ultrasound for Acute Medicine

Our one-day course has been approved by FAMUS and is intended to deliver all of the components required for accreditation.

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Next Dates: 25th November 2022, 6th January 2023

Cost: £350

Course Times: 9.00am – 5.30pm

Venue: Unit 42 St Olav’s Court, Lower Road, London SE16 2XB

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Ultrasound-Acute-Medicine

FAMUS – Ultrasound for Acute Medicine

Our one-day course has been approved by FAMUS and is intended to deliver all of the components required for accreditation.

FAMUS-logo
Ultrasound-Acute-Medicine

Next Dates: 25th November 2022, 6th January 2023

Cost: £350

Course Times: 9.00am – 5.30pm

Venue: Unit 42 St Olav’s Court, Lower Road, London SE16 2XB

Book Your Place

17 years of experience in teaching RCEM courses

+11 400 students have taken our courses

4.9 out of 5 is our average Google review score

17 years of experience in teaching RCEM courses

+11 400 students have taken our courses

4.9 out of 5 is our average Google review score

About Our FAMUS Course

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What Does Our FAMUS Course Cover?

The course covers:

  • The FAMUS syllabus and accreditation process
  • Basic ultrasound physics and knobology
  • Thoracic
  • Abdominal/renal
  • DVT/peripheral vascular scanning
  • An introduction to ECHO, which includes practical experience of cardiac scanning. (This is a popular component and is in addition to the FAMUS curriculum)
ultrasound-gel-handheld

How Is the Course Structured?

The course is led by Acute Physicians with extensive experience in Point-of-Care Ultrasound (PoCUS). It consists of alternating presentations, live demonstrations and practical sessions with about four hours of hands-on scanning time across the day.

The group sessions use a range of different high quality PoCUS ultrasound machines. In addition to scanning on healthy individuals in groups of four with a faculty supervisor, there are a range of other systems and training devices available for free use during the practical sessions. These include a range of hand-held devices (Butterfly IQs, Vscan and Sonostar) a number of scannable manikins and a state-of-the-art simulator with a wide range of pathologies.

FAMUS-simulator

About FAMUS

Focused Acute Medicine Ultrasound (FAMUS) is the point of care ultrasound standard created specifically for Acute Medicine physicians to aid the management of the acutely unwell adult patient. It is endorsed by the Society for Acute Medicine and recognised by the AIM training committee as a specialist skill.

In order to achieve FAMUS accreditation you should attend a FAMUS approved course after registering with the FAMUS administrator.

FAMUS accreditation process

Download the FAMUS Handbook here.

Book Your Place

About Our FAMUS Course

What Does Our FAMUS Course Cover?

FAMUS-ultrasound

The course covers:

  • The FAMUS syllabus and accreditation process
  • Basic ultrasound physics and knobology
  • Thoracic
  • Abdominal/renal
  • DVT/peripheral vascular scanning
  • An introduction to ECHO, which includes practical experience of cardiac scanning. (This is a popular component and is in addition to the FAMUS curriculum)

How Is the Course Structured?

ultrasound-gel-handheld

The course is led by Acute Physicians with extensive experience in Point-of-Care Ultrasound (PoCUS). It consists of alternating presentations, live demonstrations and practical sessions with about four hours of hands-on scanning time across the day.

The group sessions use a range of different high quality PoCUS ultrasound machines. In addition to scanning on healthy individuals in groups of four with a faculty supervisor, there are a range of other systems and training devices available for free use during the practical sessions. These include a range of hand-held devices (Butterfly IQs, Vscan and Sonostar) a number of scannable manikins and a state-of-the-art simulator with a wide range of pathologies.

About FAMUS

FAMUS-simulator

Focused Acute Medicine Ultrasound (FAMUS) is the point of care ultrasound standard created specifically for Acute Medicine physicians to aid the management of the acutely unwell adult patient. It is endorsed by the Society for Acute Medicine and recognised by the AIM training committee as a specialist skill.

In order to achieve FAMUS accreditation you should attend a FAMUS approved course after registering with the FAMUS administrator.

FAMUS accreditation process

Download the FAMUS Handbook here.

Book Your Place

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If you are not yet at ES-4 and are struggling to get supervised practice, then our intensive half-day ultrasound scanning practice sessions are exactly what you need.

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Just looking for Ultrasound Scanning Practice?

If you are not yet at ES-4 and are struggling to get supervised practice, then our intensive half-day ultrasound scanning practice sessions are exactly what you need.

Find Out More
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