The SCA-On-CUE subject 7 emphasises the application of echocardiography in clinical situations. These include the clinical scenarios of persistent hypotension, acute pulmonary edema, high-speed deceleration injury, and sepsis (with a focus on endocarditis). In these tutorials, the student is presented with a clinical scenario and will identify how echocardiography can assist with differential diagnoses, with a focus on the common echocardiography findings for these scenarios. In addition, there are tutorials on pericardial tamponade and epiaortic aortic echocardiography. Click here for Course Brochure
The course instruction builds upon previous knowledge so it is best to complete the subjects in order. For the SCA-On-CUE certification, all subjects 5-8 need to be completed and satisfactorily passed.
This is an online course. Upon receipt of payment, the student will receive a “Getting Started” email with instructions on how to access the course materials.
Students have the flexibility to study in their own time and location. Program materials can be accessed through the iTeachU app on smartphones and tablets with iOS, Android or Windows systems. Once the program materials have been downloaded on smartphones and tablets, all the interactive media content can be viewed even when offline (however internet access is required periodically to login or re-verify login credentials). Program materials can also be accessed online using a web browser.
- Clinical Applications Persistent Hypotension
- Clinical Applications Acute Pulmonary Oedema
- Unexplained Sepsis Infective Endocarditis
- Pericardial Tamponade
- Epiaortic Echocardiography
- Case Studies
The SCA encourages medically qualified applicants who possess qualifications sufficient to practice as a medical practitioner; these include MD, MBBS, MBChB or equivalent degrees. Learners will need to be competent in English to complete the courses.
Assessment Components: The self-assessments and examinations are completed via an online web-based system. For self-assessment questions, once completed, the screen will refresh with the answers and explanations.
Once all self-assessments and case studies are submitted examinations can be done whenever you are ready. Examinations are 50 multiple choice questions per subject which are conducted online.
Certificate Upon Completion: Upon meeting the assessment components for each course level a completion certificate will be issued from SCA and iTeachU. For individual subjects, a statement of activities will be issued. If four individual subjects are completed from one level a certificate of completed will be issued.
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