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Postgraduate Certificate in Clinician-Performed Ultrasound (PGCertCPU)

  • Graduate Certificate

The Certificate in Clinician-Performed Ultrasound (PGCertCPU) is a hands-on course designed for generalist doctors, particularly those working in rural or emergency department settings, who want to learn clinician-performed ultrasound skills.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
PGCertCPU

About this course

The Certificate in Clinician-Performed Ultrasound (PGCertCPU) is a hands-on course designed for generalist doctors, particularly those working in rural or emergency department settings, who want to learn clinician-performed ultrasound skills. Scanning techniques taught include looking for AAA, FAST scan - trauma, gallstones, bladder, early pregnancy, foreign body, hydronephrotic kidney, above knee DVT, pericardial effusion, impaired LV systolic function, volume assessment in the shocked patient, significant mitral incompetence and aortic stenosis. It also includes some ultrasound guided procedures - draining pleural effusions and ascites, insertion of suprapubic catheter, bladder aspiration, difficult vascular access and removal of foreign body.

Study locations

Dunedin