Echocardiography & lung ultrasound – Get Certified by ICS, FIM & ACAC.

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Last Update June 11, 2021
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Echocardiography and lung ultrasound training – Learn Online & Get Certification from the ICS, FIM & ACAC

ICE-BLU covers the theoretical knowledge required to undertake cardiac echo and lung ultrasound at the bedside. It is suitable for intensive care and acute medicine doctors, anaesthetists and all clinicians who care for critically ill patients around the world.

A high-quality echocardiography course for doctors globally

The comprehensive content covers a variety of themes such as the physics of ultrasound, anatomy and basic views, life-threatening pathologies and basic lung ultrasound. It has been written in the UK by expert clinicians who use echocardiography in their daily practice and teach on the subject.

Enhance your skills using interactive exercises

The learning sessions include clinical diagrams, echocardiography images, videos and self-assessment questions, to help reinforce learning and understanding. This e-learning can be used to prepare for hands-on training or as a refresher to consolidate and expand existing knowledge and understanding.

ICE-BLU has been developed by the Intensive Care Society, the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and the Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care. This echo course is structured around the UK’s Focused Intensive Care Echocardiography (FICE) curriculum and accreditation scheme but the content is relevant to anyone with an interest in bedside echo.

Easy online access

ICE-BLU is available via the Internet so you can study in the workplace, at home or even on the move.

Learning Objectives

The Intensive Care Society,
The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and
The Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care
Mapped to UK’s Focused Intensive Care Echocardiography (FICE) curriculum
Health Education England

Target Audience

  • For all healthcare professionals & trainees


Course content

This e-learning package features nine e-learning sessions. Each session takes around 30 minutes to complete. • Which patients benefit from basic echo? • Physics of ultrasound and image optimisation • Anatomy and basic views • Left ventricular function • Right ventricular function • Pathology • Basic lung ultrasound • Limitations and pitfalls • ICE-BLU summative MCQ For a full list of all the modules and sessions for our programmes, please go to:

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