Advanced FAST: Focused Assessment with Sonography


7 hours

Course Objectives: 

This course will cover three practical everyday quick assessment ultrasound formats: AFAST, TFAST, and Vet BLUE (veterinary bedside lung ultrasound exam).

  • Be able to perform abdominal FAST and recognize free fluid
  • Understand the use of the abdominal fluid scoring system
  • Be able to perform thoracic FAST and recognize pleural and pericardial effusion
  • Be able to perform Vet BLUE and understand the Dry Lung vs Wet Lung concept
  • Be able to apply Global FAST for volume status, post-interventional complications, during anesthesia and CPR
  • Understand basic pitfalls and confounding artifacts for all 3 techniques for Trauma, Triage, and Treatment (in Veterinary Medicine)

(Practical everyday quick assessment ultrasound of the abdomen (AFAST), thoracic (TFAST), and Vet BLUE Exams for patient surveillance.)

Who should attend

  • Veterinarians and technicians with minimal ultrasound experience

Course Fee

$790 Standard Pricing
$750 Sound Loyalty Pricing

Course Dates & Time

May 31st, 2017 8:00am – 5:00pm
September  1st, 2017 8:00am – 5:00pm

Seminar Location

Academy of Veterinary Imaging
2409 Avenue J, Suite C
Arlington, Texas 76006
(800) 268-5354 opt 4