Short courses
Health & Social Care

Core Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

University Certificate in Postgraduate Continuing Education:

  • Limited HEENE-funded places are available for eligible applicants (you must check this with admissions before applying).
  • Standard University fee applies once all funded places have been allocated.

Course information

Part-time

  • One academic year, part-time

More part-time details

  • 20 Credits, Masters Level
  • Enrolment date: September
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384176
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants: £510
  • Limited funded places available

Contact details

Further information

This award provides you with the skills and knowledge to perform Royal College of Emergency Medicine, level one emergency ultrasound examinations (Focused Assessment with Sonar for Trauma (FAST), abdominal aortic aneurysm assessment, echo in life support and vascular under ultrasound guidance). It is a clinical option module of the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Ultrasound (Point of Care route).

The award’s content fully complies with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine’s level one competency.

Teesside University Middlesbrough campus and self directed study.

How you learn

Teaching on this award takes place over a two-day study block in October and includes keynote lectures, practical workshops and case study discussions. You complete a course of structured, resource based e-learning on e-learning@tees. A two-day finishing school follows in May. This consists of individual and small group practical workshops and seminars, over which you will consolidate all of your practical skills and theoretical knowledge. On the final day you perform your final triggered assessment.

The award is summatively assessed in two parts:

  • a written case study
  • a final triggered assessment.

Entry requirements

You must be a healthcare professional such as a doctor, radiographer or nurse to complete this award.

Qualified ultrasound practitioners can also study this award as part of their continuing professional development.

Course information

Part-time

  • One academic year, part-time

More part-time details

  • 20 Credits, Masters Level
  • Enrolment date: September
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384176
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants: £510
  • Limited funded places available

Contact details

Further information