Ultrasound Workshops

Each Workshop lasts 50 minutes.

Each attendee attends six workshops:

  • Attendees new to Regional Anaesthesia and US are required to attend workshops 1 and 2.
  • Attendees with some previous experience of Regional Anaesthesia and US select any six of the ten Workshops to attend, though it is recommended that they attend a selection from the Level II and “Ask the Expert” workshops (workshops 3-10).

Workshop numbers are limited to 4 attendees per demonstrator

Level I Workshops:

For Attendees New to RA and US

1. Technology, Image Generation, Probe Handling and Needling including opportunities to practise on phantoms

2. Simulated Scenarios


Level II Workshops:

For Attendees with Previous Experience in RA & US

3. Upper Limb – above and around Clavicle – 

  • Interscalene
  • Supraclavicular
  • Infraclavicular Blocks

4. Upper Limb – below Clavicle

  • Axillary Block
  • Distal Median
  • Radial
  • Ulnar Nerve Blocks

5. Abdominal Wall

  • Rectus
  • TAP
  • Quadratus Lumborum
  • Ilioinguinal Blocks

6. Lower Limb

  • Femoral
  • Fascia Iliaca
  • Popliteal

“Ask the Expert” Workshops:

7. Neuraxial US

  • Epidural
  • Lumbar Plexus Blocks

8. Thorax

  • Paravertebral
  • Serratus
  • Pec

9. Ankle Blocks

10. Obturator, Adductor, saphenous