Abdominal ultrasonography online

Key Information

On Site Online course with optional practical day

CPD Hours: 26 hours

Course Length: Up to 26 for online course

Course Format: An intensive tutor-moderated online learning experience. Resources include course notes, online lectures and practical exercises, self-assessment quizzes and discussion forums

Course Outline

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This course last ran 18 Feb 2019, we may be releasing new dates soon, please contact us for further information.

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Course Information

Key Areas
  • Physics of diagnostic ultrasound
  • Ultrasonographic artefact
  • Machine set-up and image recording
  • Review of normal ultrasonographic appearance
  • Ultrasonography of abdominal organs
  • Ultrasound guided invasive procedures
About this course

Would you like to start to build your ultrasound knowledge and skills from the comfort of your own computer?

This online course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to perform a basic abdominal ultrasonographic examination. The online course is followed by an optional practical session (8 CPD hours) on Wednesday 22nd May at the RVC (limited to 20 participants).

Why do this course?
At the end of the course you will have developed techniques and a structured approach to allow you to perform a basic abdominal ultrasound in a dog or cat.

During the optional practical day participants will have the opportunity to practice examining the abdominal organs taught during the online component of the course. This takes place on Wednesday 22nd May (course fee £374) and can be booked online: http://cpd.rvc.ac.uk/courses/practical-abdominal-ultrasound-scanning-day-for-ecpd-course or by calling the CPD Unit - 01707 666865


Consultant Radiologist, Dick White Referrals
Honorary Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Nottingham University

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