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Ultrasound-guided vascular access in intensive care/acute cardiac care

This topic is a part of the E-learning programme (ESCeL) on Acute Cardiovascular Care which offers a portfolio of 79 chapters among 11 sections.

Vascular access is vital for the care of the critically ill cardiac patient, with procedures including central venous, arterial, and peripheral venous cannulation. This course will enable you to understand the equipment, the benefits, indications and contraindications to use ultrasound-guided vascular access.



These courses are based on the textbook chapter: Ultrasound-guided vascular access in intensive care/acute cardiac care of the ESC textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care, 2nd edition 2015 by Richard Paul.

What’s inside?

5 courses on:

  • Introduction
  • Ultrasound-guided vascular access in intensive care/acute cardiac care
  • Venous Access
  • Arterial Access
  • Equipment and Operation

Each course ends with a MCQs test.

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Contributors

Course Coordinators

  • Susanna Price
  • Sofie Gevaert

Course Contributors

  • Christopher Allen