1106 Introduction to Abdominal Ultrasound

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If you have little or no experience of using ultrasound then this practical one day course is an excellent way to get started. Seminars will teach you the basics of abdominal ultrasound and you can then practise scanning dogs yourself, with expert assistance and practical tips from the course tutor. At the end of this course you will have a sound introduction to abdominal ultrasound and its uses in practice, and be ready to practise when you get back to work!

What you’ll learn:

  • Principles of ultrasound
  • How to choose and use an ultrasound machine and transducers
  • Preparing your patient for the best results
  • How to begin using ultrasound in your practice
  • Identifying artefacts in your scans
  • Basic scanning techniques for examination of the liver, spleen, urogenital tract and gastrointestinal tract
  • Recognising normal anatomy and commonly encountered conditions in the abdomen

Course Tutor: Esther Barrett MA VetMB CertVR DVDI DipECVDI MRCVS


Start date Location / delivery
13 Sep 2017 CPD Solutions Training Centre, Studley Book now

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