The ACSEP is proud to announce, in partnership with our Ultrasound sponsor, Sonosite, that we will be repeating the successful Ultrasound workshops following the 2020 Annual ACSEP Scientific Conference. Again, we will be running a Beginners Ultrasound session, and for those more familiar with the machines and who use them regularly in clinical practice, a Musculosketal Ultrasound for Sport and Exercise Physicians Workshop, again to be run by world renowned Australian ultrasonographer, Stephen Bird.

This Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Sport and Exercise Physicians Workshop will run from Monday,10th February to 5:00pm Tuesday, 11th February at QT Canberra, the Conference venue. The workshop provides an intimate teaching environment using Sonosite machines, with lots of hands on experience in not only diagnostic imaging but also interventional techniques. Places are strictly limited, and each year we book out, so secure your position as soon as possible. 

In addition to this, the ACSEP will be offering a free beginners workshop for all delegates new to ultrasound and keen to learn more about ultrasound imaging basics in preparation for using them at their training practices. This session will again be run by our sponsors, Sonosite. This will run from 2pm to 5pm Sunday 9 February, immediately following the Scientific Conference . Delegates can register for this through the Registration page for the main conference. We look forward to many of you being involved in these excellent workshops at the conference.


The ACSEP Management of Sporting Trauma (MOST) Course teaches Medical Professionals the core skills required to appropriately assess and manage traumatic sporting injuries. The MOST Course will run from Monday morning, 10th February to 5:00pm Tuesday, 11th February at QT Canberra the Conference venue. 

The MOST Course aims to guide you through the assessment and management skills that are essential to manage Sporting Injuries both on and off the field.

The MOST Course is specifically designed for healthcare professionals, such as:
• Doctors
• Physiotherapists
• Medical Students

The MOST Course covers CPR/BLS and ALS Resuscitation as well as;
• Assessment and management of the unresponsive patient
• Assessment and management of cardiac emergencies
• Cardiac arrest
• Assessment and management of acute exacerbations of asthma
• Assessment and management of anaphylaxis
• Assessment and management of seizure
• Assessment and management of hyperthermia and hypothermia
• Assessment and management of the patient with a head and neck injury
• Assessment and management of the patient with injuries to the chest
• Assessment and management of patient with intra-abdominal injuries
• Assessment and management of the patient with significant extremity trauma

This course addresses common emergencies that might confront a sports physician covering the rationale behind treatment choices and the adaption of medical management to the unique environment providing medical support at a sports event.

In a short course it covers the key learning points for safe emergency management of medical collapse, acute management of asthma and common medical problems, environmental impact, and trauma management and resuscitation.