Introduction to Ultrasound

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About the course

Introductory level abdominal & cardiology imaging

Our introductory ultrasound course is aimed at veterinary surgeons who are new or very inexperienced with ultrasound. The day will include lectures, demonstrations and practical hands on sessions using a range of scanners that are relevant in today’s modern veterinary surgery. The course is led by Mark Overend BVMS GPCert(Cardio) AVP Small Animal Cardiology MRCVS.

Topics covered on the course will include:

  • Basics of Ultrasound
  • Scanner set up & terminology
  • Abdominal Ultrasound
  • Cardiac Ultrasound

Goals of the day:

You will end the day with an understanding of ultrasound, the knowledge of when to use ultrasound and how to optimise your scanner to get the best results. Above all you should have the confidence to perform a scan and make a diagnosis based on your interpretation of the the image.


Mount International United Services will provide all of the scanning equipment required for the course. As we are not a veterinary surgery, we don’t have animals on site, so we would politely request that delegates bring along a friendly dog for the course. A discount will be applied to those bringing an animal along that can be scanner. Please be aware that the animals will require clipping in order to scan.

To book please call or email on the details below. 

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