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In recent years, ultrasound has become an essential tool for health care, since it allows health professionals to establish preliminary diagnoses that facilitate the filtering of referrals for complementary explorations. Ultrasound is a safe, fast, reliable, innocuous and non-invasive test, well tolerated by patients, relatively low cost, and which has evolved into new, smaller and more accessible devices.
Now, they have become a popular and valuable tool in guiding diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. They have also helped to increase the potential of Clinical Ultrasound, achieving a notable increase in its applications.
Primary care is undoubtedly one of the areas where Clinical Ultrasound is most widely used. Nursing professionals can benefit from Clinical Ultrasound to favorably influence diagnosing and treating different pathologies, improving patient safety, reducing waiting times and possible errors.
With this Postgraduate Certificate, students have the opportunity to take a teaching program that brings together the most advanced and in-depth knowledge of Thoracic Ultrasound, where a group of professors of high scientific standing and extensive international experience offers you the most complete and updated information on the use of ultrasound as a complement to physical examinations in primary care.
It endorses the latest advances in ultrasound with a robust and didactic teaching program, which positions it as a product of the highest scientific rigor at international level, aimed at health professionals. In addition, the program is based on a multidisciplinary approach to its subjects, which allows training and professional development in different areas.
You will master the latest ultrasound techniques and apply them in your daily nursing practice"
This Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Care Thoracic Ultrasound for Nursing contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features include:
- Numerous clinical cases presented by ultrasound experts
- The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional
- New diagnostic-therapeutic developments on evaluation, diagnosis, and intervention in problems or disorders that can be addressed with ultrasound
- It contains practical exercises where the self-evaluation process can be carried out to improve learning
- An algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the clinical situations presented throughout the course
- Special emphasis on evidence-based medicine and research methodologies in ultrasound processes
- Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection
- All of this will be complemented by theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
As it is 100% online, you will update your knowledge of the advances in ultrasound diagnostics in a practical way adapted to your needs”
The teaching staff is made up of prestigious and renowned professionals who have extensive experience in healthcare, teaching, and research in various countries, contributing their professional expertise to this Postgraduate Certificate.
The methodological design of this Postgraduate Certificate developed by a multidisciplinary team of experts in e-learning integrates the latest advances in educational technology to create numerous multimedia tools that allow professionals to resolve real situations in their daily practice. These will enable you to advance by both acquiring knowledge and developing new skills in your future professional work.
The contents generated for this Postgraduate Certificate, as well as the videos, self-exams, clinical cases, and modular exams, have been thoroughly reviewed, updated, and integrated by the professors and the team of experts that make up the course working group, in order to gradually and educationally facilitate a learning process that allows for the objectives of the teaching program to be achieved.
You will have at your disposal the best teaching staff of specialists, who will guide you throughout the learning process"
Become skilled wherever and whenever you want thanks to the flexibility of this 100% online Postgraduate Certificate, which will allow you to balance your training with your personal life"
The structure of the contents has been designed by a team of professionals from leading hospitals, who have taken into account the need to update the content that will be taught, as well as the use of quality teaching through new educational technologies.
We have the most complete and up-to-date academic program in the market. We strive for educational excellence, and we want you to achieve it too"
Module 1. Thoracic Ultrasound
1.1. Thoracic Ultrasound Fundamentals
1.1.1. Anatomy Recap
1.1.2. Echoes and Artifacts in the Thorax
1.1.3. Technical Requirements
1.1.4. Exploration Systematics
1.2. Ultrasound of the Chest Wall, Mediastinum, and Diaphragm
1.2.1. Soft Tissues
1.2.2. Thoracic Cage
1.2.5. Pleural Ultrasound
1.2.6. Normal Pleura
1.2.7. Pleural Effusion
1.2.9. Solid Pleural Pathology
1.3. Pulmonary Ultrasound
1.3.1. Pneumonia and Atelectasis
1.3.2. Pulmonary Neoplasms
1.3.3. Diffuse Lung Disease
1.3.4. Pulmonary Infarction
1.4. Cardiac Ultrasound and Basic Hemodynamics
1.4.1. Normal Cardiac Sonoanatomy and Hemodynamics
1.4.2. Examination Technique
1.4.3. Structural Alterations
1.4.4. Hemodynamic Alterations
1.5. Trends in Thoracic Ultrasound
1.5.1. Pulmonary Sonoelastography
1.5.2. 3D/4D Thoracic Ultrasound
1.5.3. Other Modes and Techniques
An impressive teaching staff, made up of professionals from different areas of expertise, will be your professors during the training: A unique opportunity not to be missed”