TypeOnsite Course
DateJun 4, 2020 - Jun 4, 2020
TimeDate & Time TBC
PlaceThe Pillar Educational Centre, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, D07 R2WY
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Lung Ultrasound for COVID Detection

Combat COVID by learning Lung Ultrasound!

  • Lung US is a vital diagnostic step in the diagnosis of COVID infection
  • Lung US has been shown to perform better than x-ray and is comparable to CT for pneumonia detection.
  • LUS may be more feasible solution since it is a bedside test, easy to repeat, low cost and avoids radiation exposure
  • Risk stratify your sickest patients at the point of hospital entry
  • Prepare now before the surge arrives

Course Format

This is a online workshop consisting of

  • remote supervised scanning of patient with normal lung findings
  • review of typical sonographic COVID pathologies
  • discussion of hot topics in LUS – probe decontamination strategies, minimising your exposure when scanning

Course Audience

This point of care ultrasound workshop is suitable for

  • clinicians working in emergency medicine
  • critical care medicine
  • acute medicine
  • respiratory medicine
  • general practice
  • pre-hospital care


No prior ultrasound experience required – we will teach everything from first principles

Meet the Faculty

Cian McDermott

Consultant in Emergency Medicine
Cian McDermott works as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine in the Mater University Hospital in Dublin in Ireland. Following several…

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Tomas Breslin

Consultant in Emergency Medicine
Dr Breslin graduated from Trinity College Dublin. He trained as a General Practitioner initially and then went on to complete…

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The Pillar Educational Centre
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Eccles St, Northside
Dublin 7
D07 R2WY