On successful completion of the module you will be able to:

  1. Analyse the needs of service users, relatives and attendees, reflecting critically on the effectiveness of their communication skills in the context of providing a focused ultrasound service.
  2. Demonstrate the complex skills necessary to plan and perform focused ultrasound examinations safely, competently and professionally, according to the current evidence base.
  3. Interpret, critically evaluate and, where required, report upon the ultrasound findings. Where necessary, arrange, advise or undertake further investigations appropriate to local policies and contribute effectively to the multi disciplinary healthcare team
  4. Critically reflect on the development of a focused specialist ultrasound service within their clinical setting, the implications for patient management and their own role extension.