With this Professional Master’s Degree, in 12 months you will be up to date with the latest studies and techniques used in clinical ultrasound" 

Ultrasound scanners have improved in recent years allowing greater mobility and effectiveness, making it one of the most necessary tools for the healthcare professional. The versatility it offers in scans of different parts of the body has also made it appropriate for the nursing professional to have the relevant knowledge for its use. Likewise, time-sensitive situations such as emergency or intensive care require maximum safety and effectiveness in the detection of pathology. 

In this context, the role of the nursing professional becomes more relevant, which in turn invites health care professionals to be constantly up to date with their knowledge in this field. This is why this Professional Master’s Degree in Clinical Ultrasound in Emergencies and Intensive Care for Nursing has been designed, where students can study in depth ultrasound imaging, echonavigation, as well as the technical requirements and methodologies used for the approach of patients with large syndromes or cardiac, musculoskeletal or abdominal problems.  

Likewise, the case studies provided by the specialists who teach this degree will be very useful for nursing professionals in their daily clinical practice. In addition, detailed videos, interactive diagrams or essential readings will add dynamism and provide the up-to-date knowledge that students are looking for.  

In this way, TECH offers the nurse an excellent opportunity to obtain the latest information in this field through a quality university degree that is compatible with the most demanding responsibilities. Students will only need a computer or tablet with which to access, at any time, the virtual campus where the syllabus of this Professional Master’s Degree is hosted. With no classroom attendance or fixed class schedules, students have the freedom to distribute the course load according to their needs.  

Technological improvements have boosted the use of clinical ultrasound. Update your knowledge about it thanks to this Professional Master’s Degree" 

This Professional Master’s Degree in Clinical Ultrasound in Emergencies and Intensive Care for Nursing contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features include: 

  • The development of case studies presented by experts in Clinical Ultrasound 
  • The graphic, schematic, and practical contents with which they are created, provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice 
  • Practical exercises where the self-assessment process can be carried out to improve learning 
  • Its special emphasis on innovative methodologies in Advanced Practice Nursing  
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments 
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection 

The specialized teaching team provides you with useful case studies for the examination of patients in Intensive Care"   

The program’s teaching staff includes professionals from the sector who contribute their work experience to this training program, as well as renowned specialists from leading societies and prestigious universities.  

The multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide immersive specialization programmed to learn in real situations.  

This program is designed around Problem-Based Learning, whereby the professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise throughout the program. For this purpose, the student will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system created by renowned and experienced experts.   

With this program you will achieve the up to date knowledge you were looking for about the advantage of using ultrasound in paracentesis and stroke patients"

This Professional Master’s Degree provides you with the best didactic tools to keep you up to date with improvements in ultrasound and ultrasound imaging"


TECH has assembled a specialized and relevant teaching team to deliver a degree that offers the latest and most innovative content in the field of Clinical Ultrasound in Emergencies and Intensive Care for Nursing. Through a theoretical-practical approach, students will be able to deepen throughout the 10 modules that make up this program in ultrasound imaging, the different examination techniques depending on the pathology, as well as the resolution of the most common problems and complications. An agenda available 24 hours a day that you can access comfortably from a computer or laptop.  

You have a comprehensive and innovative syllabus that will keep you up to date with scientific advances in ultrasound-guided procedures"  

Module 1. Ultrasound Imaging

1.1. Physical Principles |

1.1.1. Sounds and Ultrasound
1.1.2. Nature of Ultrasound
1.1.3. Interaction of Ultrasound with Matter
1.1.4. Concept of Ultrasound
1.1.5. Ultrasound Safety

1.2. Ultrasound Sequence

1.2.1. Ultrasound Emission
1.2.2. Tissue Interaction
1.2.3. Echo Formation
1.2.4. Echo Reception
1.2.5. Ultrasound Image Generation

1.3. Ultrasound Modes

1.3.1. Mode A
1.3.2. M-Mode
1.3.3. Mode B
1.3.4. Color Doppler
1.3.5. Angio-Doppler
1.3.6. Spectral Doppler
1.3.7. Combined Modes
1.3.8. Other Modalities and Techniques

1.4. Ecography

1.4.1. Console Ecograph Ultrasound Scanners
1.4.2. Portable Ecograph Ultrasound scanners
1.4.3. Specialised Ecograph Ultrasound Scanners
1.4.4. Transducers

1.5. Ultrasound Maps and Eco Navigation

1.5.1. Sagittal Plane
1.5.2. Transverse Plane
1.5.3. Coronal Plane
1.5.4. Oblique Planes
1.5.5. Ultrasound Marking
1.5.6. Transducer Movements

Module 2. Clinical Cardiac Ultrasound

2.1. Cardiac Anatomy

2.1.1. Basic Three-Dimensional Anatomy
2.1.2. Basic Cardiac Physiology

2.2. Technical Requirements to Perform a Cardiac Ultrasound

2.2.1. Probes
2.2.2. Characteristics of the Equipment used in a Cardiac Ultrasound

2.3. Cardiac Windows and Examination Techniques

2.3.1. Windows and Maps Applied in Emergencies and Intensive Care Situations
2.3.2. Basic Doppler (Color, Pulsating, Continuous and Tissue Doppler)

2.4. Structural Alterations

2.4.1. Basic Measures in Cardiac Ultrasound
2.4.2. Thrombi
2.4.3. Suspected Endocarditis
2.4.4. Valvulopathies
2.4.5. Pericardium
2.4.6. How is an Ultrasound Reported in Emergency and Intensive Care Situations?

2.5. Hemodynamic Ultrasound

2.5.1. Left Ventricular Hemodynamics
2.5.2. Right Ventricular Hemodynamics
2.5.3. Preload Dynamic Tests

2.6. Transesophageal Echocardiogram

2.6.1. Technique
2.6.2. Indications in Emergencies and Intensive Care Cases
2.6.3. Ultrasound-Guided Study of Cardioembolism

Module 3. Clinical Thoracic Ultrasound

3.1. Anatomy Recap

3.1.1. Study of the Normal Thorax
3.1.2. Pulmonary Ultrasound Semiology
3.1.3. Pulmonary Ultrasound Semiology

3.2. Technical Requirements

3.2.1. Types of Probe Used
3.2.2.  Ultrasound with Contrast in the Thorax

3.3. Examination Technique

3.3.1. Examination of Pulmonary Pathology
3.3.2. Examination of Pleural Pathology
3.3.3. Examination of Mediastinal and Chest Wall Pathology

3.4. Ultrasound of the Thoracic Wall, the Pleura and the Mediastinum

3.4.1. Pleural Effusion and Solid Pleural Pathology
3.4.2. Pneumothorax
3.4.3. Pleural Interventionism
3.4.4. Adenopathies and Mediastinal Masses
3.4.5. Muscles of the Thoracoabdominal Wall
3.4.6. Osteomuscular Pathology of the Thoracic Wall

3.5. Pulmonary Ultrasound Scan

3.5.1. Pneumonia and Atelectasis
3.5.2. Pulmonary Neoplasms
3.5.3. Diffuse Lung Disease
3.5.4. Pulmonary Infarction

3.6. Diaphragmatic Ultrasound

3.6.1. Ultrasound Approach to Diaphragmatic Pathology
3.6.2. Use of Ultrasound in the Study of the Diaphragm

Module 4. Clinical Vascular Ultrasound

4.1. Anatomy Recap

4.1.1. Venous Vascular Anatomy of the Upper Limbs
4.1.2. Arterial Vascular Anatomy of the Upper Limbs
4.1.3. Venous Vascular Anatomy of the Lower Limbs
4.1.4. Arterial Vascular Anatomy of the Lower Limbs

4.2. Technical Requirements

4.2.1. Ultrasound Scanners and Probes
4.2.2. Curve Analysis
4.2.3. Image-Color Media
4.2.4. Echo Contrasts

4.3. Examination Technique

4.3.1. Positioning
4.3.2. Insonation. Examining Technique
4.3.3. Study of Normal Curves and Speeds

4.4. Large Thoracoabdominal Vessels

4.4.1. Venous Vascular Anatomy of the Abdomen
4.4.2. Arterial Vascular Anatomy of the Abdomen
4.4.3. Abdomino-Pelvic Venous Pathology
4.4.4. Abdomino-Pelvic Arterial Pathology

4.5. Supra-Aortic Trunks

4.5.1. Venous Vascular Anatomy of the Supra-Aortic Trunks
4.5.2. Arterial Vascular Anatomy of the Supra-Aortic Trunks
4.5.3. Venous Pathology of the Supra-Aortic Trunks
4.5.4. Arterial Pathology of the Supra-Aortic Trunks

4.6. Peripheral Arterial and Venous Circulation

4.6.1. Venous Pathology of Lower and Upper Limbs
4.6.2. Arterial Pathology of Lower and Upper Limbs

Module 5. Clinical Cerebral Ultrasound

5.1. Cerebral Hemodynamics

5.1.1. Carotid Circulation
5.1.2. Vertebro-Basilar Circulation
5.1.3. Cerebral Microcirculation

5.2. Ultrasound Modes

5.2.1. Transcraneal Doppler
5.2.2. Cerebral Ultrasound
5.2.3. Special Tests (Vascular Reaction, HITS, etc)

5.3. Acoustic Windows and Examination Technique

5.3.1. Acoustic Windows
5.3.2. Operator Position
5.3.3. Study Sequence

5.4. Structural Alterations

5.4.1. Collections and Masses
5.4.2. Vascular Anomalies
5.4.3. Hydrocephalus
5.4.4. Venous Pathology

5.5. Hemodynamic Alterations

5.5.1. Spectral Analysis
5.5.2. Hyperdynamics
5.5.3. Hypodynamics
5.5.4. Asystole of the Brain

5.6. Ocular Ultrasonography

5.6.1. Pupil Size and Reactivity
5.6.2. Diameter of the Optic Nerve Sheath

Module 6. Clinical Abdominal Ultrasound

6.1. Anatomy Recap

6.1.1. Abdominal Cavity
6.1.2. Liver
6.1.3. Gallbladder and Bile Ducts
6.1.4. Retroperitoneum and Great Vessels
6.1.5. Pancreas.
6.1.6. Bladder
6.1.7. Kidneys
6.1.8. Bladder
6.1.9. Prostate and Seminal Vesicles
6.1.10. Uterus and Ovaries

6.2. Technical Requirements

6.2.1. Ultrasound Equipment
6.2.2. Types of Transductors for Abdominal Examination
6.2.3. Basic Ultrasound Settings
6.2.4. Patient Preparation

6.3. Examination Technique

6.3.1. Study Maps
6.3.2. Probe Movements
6.3.3. Visualization of Organs According to Conventional Sectioning
6.3.4. Systematic Study

6.4. ECO-FAST Methodology

6.4.1. Equipment and Transducers
6.4.2. ECO-FAST I
6.4.3. ECO-FAST II
6.4.4. ECO-FAST III. Perivesical Effusion
6.4.5. ECO-FAST IV. Pericardial Effusion
6.4.6. ECO-FAST V. Rule out ABD Aortic Aneurysm

6.5. Ultrasound Scan of the Digestive System

6.5.1. Liver
6.5.2. Gallbladder and Bile Ducts
6.5.3. Pancreas
6.5.4. Bladder

6.6. Genitourinary Ultrasound

6.6.1. Kidney
6.6.2. Urinary Bladder
6.6.3. Male Genital System
6.6.4. Female Genital System

Module 7. Musculoskeletal Clinical Ultrasound

7.1. Anatomy Recap
7.2. Technical Requirements
7.3. Examination Technique
7.4. Sonoanatomy of the Locomotor System: I. Upper Extremities
7.5. Sonoanatomy of the Locomotor System: II. Lower Extremities
7.6. Ultrasound in the Most Frequent Acute Locomotor System Injuries

Module 8. Ultrasonographic Approach to Major Syndromes

8.1. Cardiac Arrest

8.1.1. Cerebral Hemodynamics
8.1.2. Brain Damage in Cardiac Arrest
8.1.3. Usefulness of Ultrasound in Resuscitation
8.1.4. Usefulness of Ultrasound After Recovery of Spontaneous Circulation

8.2. Shock

8.2.1. Ventricular Filling Pressure
8.2.2. Heart Failure
8.2.3. Prediction of the Hemodynamic Response to Intravascular Volume Administration
8.2.4. Ultrasound Evaluation of Pulmonary Edema
8.2.5. Ultrasound Search for Sources of Sepsis

8.3. Respiratory Failure

8.3.1. Acute Respiratory Failure: Diagnosis
8.3.2. Abrupt Hypoxemia in Patients on Mechanical Ventilation
8.3.3. Monitoring of Recruitment Maneuvers
8.3.4. Evaluation of Extravascular Lung Water

8.4. Acute Renal Failure

8.4.1. Hydronephrosis
8.4.2. Lithiasis
8.4.3. Acute Tubular Necrosis
8.4.4. Doppler Ultrasound in Acute Renal Failure
8.4.5. Seminal Vesicle Ultrasound in Acute Renal Failure

8.5. Trauma

8.5.1. FAST and e-FAST (Hemo and Pneumothorax)
8.5.2. Ultrasound Evaluation in Special Situations
8.5.3. Hemodynamic Evaluation Focused on Trauma

8.6. Stroke

8.6.1. Justification
8.6.2. Initial Assessment
8.6.3. Ultrasound Assessment
8.6.4. Ultrasound-Guided Management

Module 9. Ultrasound-Guided Procedures

9.1. Airway

9.1.1. Advantages and Disadvantages
9.1.2. Basic Aspects: Ultrasound Specifications and Ultrasound Anatomy
9.1.3. Orotracheal Intubation Technique
9.1.4. Percutaneous Tracheotomy Technique
9.1.5. Common Problems, Complications and Practical Advice

9.2. Vascular Cannulation

9.2.1. Indications and Advantages of the Anatomical Reference Technique
9.2.2. Current Evidence on Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Cannulation
9.2.3. Basic Aspects: Ultrasound Specifications and Ultrasound Anatomy
9.2.4. Ultrasound-Guided Central Venous Cannulation Technique
9.2.5. Single Peripheral Catheter and Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Cannulation
9.2.6. Arterial Cannulation Technique
9.2.7. Implementation of an Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Cannulation Protocol
9.2.8. Common Problems, Complications and Practical Advice

9.3. Pericardiocentesis and Thoracentesis

9.3.1. Indications and Advantages of the Anatomical Reference Technique
9.3.2. Basic Aspects: Ultrasound Specifications and Ultrasound Anatomy
9.3.3. Ultrasound Specifications and Pericardial Drainage Technique
9.3.4. Ultrasound Specifications and Thoracic Drainage Technique
9.3.5. Common Problems, Complications and Practical Advice

9.4. Paracentesis

9.4.1. Indications and Advantages of the Anatomical Reference Technique
9.4.2. Basic Aspects: Ultrasound Specifications and Ultrasound Anatomy
9.4.3. Ultrasound Specifications and Technique
9.4.4. Common Problems, Complications and Practical Advice

9.5. Lumbar Puncture

9.5.1. Indications and Advantages of the Anatomical Reference Technique
9.5.2. Basic Aspects: Ultrasound Specifications and Ultrasound Anatomy
9.5.3. Technique
9.5.4. Common Problems, Complications and Practical Advice

9.6. Other Drainage and Probing

9.6.1. Suprapubic Probing
9.6.2. Collection Drainage
9.6.3. Extraction of Foreign Bodies

Module 10. Clinical Pediatric Ultrasound

10.1. Technical Requirements

10.1.1. Ultrasound at the Patient's Bedside
10.1.2. Physical Space
10.1.3. Basic Equipment
10.1.4. Equipment for Interventionalist Ultrasounds
10.1.5. Ultrasound Scanners and Probes

10.2. Examination Technique

10.2.1. Pediatric Patient Preparation
10.2.2. Tests and Probes
10.2.3. Ultrasound Section Maps
10.2.4. Examination System
10.2.5. Ultrasound-Guided Procedures
10.2.6. Images and Documentation
10.2.7. Test Report

10.3. Pediatric Sonoanatomy and Sonophysiology

10.3.1. Normal Anatomy
10.3.2. Sonoanatomy
10.3.3. Sonophysiology of a Child in the Different Stages of Development
10.3.4. Variants of Normality
10.3.5. Dynamic Ultrasound

10.4. Ultrasound of the Major Pediatric Syndromes

10.4.1. Emergency Thorax Ultrasound
10.4.2. Acute Abdomen
10.4.3. Acute Scrotum

10.5. Ultrasound-Guided Procedures in Pediatrics

10.5.1. Vascular Access
10.5.2. Extraction of Superficial Foreign Bodies
10.5.3. Pleural Effusion

10.6. Introduction to Neonatal Clinical Ultrasound

10.6.1. Emergency Transfontanellar Ultrasound
10.6.2. Most Common Examination Indications in Emergencies
10.6.3. Most Common Pathologies in Emergencies

A 100% online program that offers the professional the opportunity to study ultrasound in depth in patients with major pediatric syndromes"