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Shock and Focused Echo Ultrasound
University Certificate in Postgraduate Continuing Education


Course overview

  • Limited HEENE-funded places are available for eligible applicants.
  • Standard University fee applies once all funded places have been allocated.

This award provides you with the skills and knowledge to perform ultrasound examinations in the assessment of shock. It is a clinical option module of the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Ultrasound (Point of Care route).

Where you study

Teesside University Middlesbrough Campus and self directed study.


Course details

What you study

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

How you learn

Teaching takes place over a two-day study block in November, including a mix of keynote lectures, practical workshops and case study discussions. You complete a course of structured, resource based e-learning on e-learning@tees. There is a finishing school in July. Your first day of finishing school consists of individual and small group practical workshops and seminars, where you consolidate all your practical skills and theoretical knowledge. During the second 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

Entry requirements

You must already have a PgC in Medical Ultrasound and a clinical placement to engage with this module.



2021/22 entry

Fee for applicants:

Limited funded places available

  • Length: One academic year, part-time
  • Start date: September
  • Level: Master's
  • Credits: 20

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