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Reaction to our courses

Good theory to practical ratio. Great facilitators and different knowledge pools.

Nantheesh Puvaneswara, FY2 (UHS)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Feb 2024

I enjoyed the simulation chicken and I like the fact that most of it was practicing.

Eunice Tan, FY1 (UHS)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Feb 2024

Switching between theory and practical. Realistic model of chicken breast

Michelle Ho, MRI/CT Lead Radiographer (Reading)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Feb 2024

Good clear instructions and good practice

Melissa Zhao, Specialist Registrar (Winchester)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Feb 2024

Good format, theory then breakout practice

Alanna Manley, Advanced Clinical Practitioner (UHS)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Feb 2024

The instructors were very competent and clear in demonstrating how to cannulate with the US probe. They provided good feedback and corrections where needed.

Stephanie Myrie, FY2 (UHS)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Feb 2024

Tailored our learning to our profession and level of knowledge

Susan Cross, Senior radiographer (Oxford NHS Trust)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, October 2023

‘Very clearly explained course with lots of practical experience in small groups. My instructor answered all my questions and was very good at guiding me with feedback and prompts for improvement

Hannah Palmer-Davis, FY2 (UHS)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, October 2023

Well organized. Was given adequate time to practice and perfect. Thank you

Priyanka Augustine, QAH Oncology Registrar
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Jan 2023

All the practical sessions were really good, and I liked dividing into small groups and working with the same instructor. I appreciated the theory we learnt, but it was kept to a good duration where it was still easy to pay attention to

Kimberly Tin, FY1
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Jan 2023

That was my first-time using USS for vascular access. Definitely learnt a lot, very clear step-by-step instructions and proper techniques.

May Lwin, Rheumatology Registrar, UHS
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, September 2022

Good mix of theory and practical. 3 Practical sessions highlighting different aspects and using different kit demonstrated procedure really well. Excellent skill set of facilitators.

Dan Muller, Oncology ST4 (Queen Alexandra Hospital)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, April 2022

The way that it's been organised, starting with getting to know the anatomy and find the veins with the ultrasound machine. Then the tip of needle and ultrasound probe "walk in" technique, really helpful.

Daniela Vicente, Advanced Specialist Radiographer Band 7 (Univeristy Hospital Southampton)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, April 2022

Excellent hands on time, good techniques taught ie walking the ultrasound, recognition of where I'm going wrong before when cannulating using US

Razaz Elsheikh, GICU Clinical Fellow (University Hospital Southampton)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, April 2022

It was a great afternoon and I learnt a lot – I will definitely improve my technique!

Richard Gande, Consultant Anaesthetist (University Hospital Southampton)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course 2021

The practical was really well done. The support and guidance by the team running the course was excellent’

Emma Feeney, Apheresis Nurse (University Hospital Southampton)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course 2021

I would highly recommend The Vascular Access Course. It is extremely practical and very well delivered. After the course I was able to gain vascular access with confidence and ease, and saved patients and myself frustrating failed attempts and the risks and pain these can bring

Mark Devine, Medical Registrar
The Vascular Access Course

Incredibly useful, hands-on course highly recommend for all grades

Chris Laxton, Consultant Anaesthetist
The Vascular Access Course

A valuble additional technqiue taught in a way that made it easy to pick up

Amit Goswami, Consultant Anaesthetist
The Vascular Access Course

The practice models and facilitators were amazing

Manal Dhaiban, Senior clinical fellow (UHS)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Feb 2024

Very clear explanations and lots of time to practice under supervision

Baldev Chahal, FY1 (UHS)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Feb 2024

Very well paced and set a good level

Andy Dossett, Advanced Clinical Practitioner (UHS)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Feb 2024

I learned what I had been doing wrong and corrected it. Let’s hope for good things in the future!

Nicola Bax, Clinical Fellow in Anaesthesia (UHS)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Feb 2024

The theory was to the point and the instructions were very concise and clear. The practical sessions were the best with the third practical being the best of all. It boosted my confidence not only with regards to US machines but also the proper techniques to do the actual procedure.

Dr Niladri Dutta, Trust Grade (SHO) in Emergency Medicine (Exeter)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Feb 2024

Good communication pleasant instructors useful study day

Aristi Kostourou Korovesi, Speciality registrar in Haematology (UHS)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Feb 2024

Thank you for the practice sessions. It has increased my confidence in using USG probe and identifying anatomic structures. The instructions were clear and apt

Ruchira Tulsiani, Paediatric SpR (Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, October 2023

Excellent! Step by step demonstration of technique and use of equipment with helpful tips and advice on good practice

Heidi Musk, Radiographer (Oxford NHS Trust)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, October 2023

Really practical and hands on. Lots of practice. Great explanations and examples. Good tips and tricks

Neve Lawrence, FY1 (UHS)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, October 2023

I learnt so much from this course including new cannulating techniques and technical information about the ultrasound

Sophie Sweeney, QAH Vascular Access CNS
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Jan 2023

Excellent balance of theory and practical. Great use of equipment. Simple and succinct teaching. All the instructors were wonderful

Ashna Agarwal, QAH ED ST1
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, Jan 2023

Many thanks, Rob and Lucas were brilliant and I had a great day with the many fun practical sessions. I’ve since managed a successful ultrasound guided arterial and PICC line under supervision :)

Michael Jardine, Critical Care Technologist, UHS
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, September 2022

Good mix of lectures and practical, lots of opportunities to practice and ask questions.

Shehrazed Lounis, Core Surgical trainee (St Marys, IoW)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course, April 2022

Thank you for a great course. Already half a dozen US cannulas down with 100% success rate!

David Hutchins, Vascular ANP (University Hospital Southampton)
Wessex Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course 2021

The Vascular Access Course is one of the most useful pieces of CPD I have done in years! It has chnaged my practice for the better and is incredible value for money.

NIcky Weale, Anaesthetic Consultant
The Vascular Access Course

Coming up to retirement - and this was one of the few courses that has usefully chnaged my practice: excellent teaching - thank you!

Bob Marjot, Anaesthetic Consultant
The vascular Access Course

I can highly recommend this course for medical personnel of all grades and specialities! Well organised, helpful teacher and realistic models to practice your technique on!

Amy Timpson, Anaesthetic Registrar
The vascular Access Course

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