MIUS Abdominal Ultrasound Course

Abdominal ultrasound full day course

Our one day abdominal 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. The aim is to develop your abdominal imaging skills to an intermediate level. 

Topics covered on the course will include:

  • Basics of Ultrasound
  • Scanner set up & terminology
  • Abdominal Ultrasound, introductory level to Intermediate level
  • Black & white Imaging
  • Colour Doppler
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MIUS Abdominal Ultrasound Course

Course objectives

To develop an understanding of ultrasound, the knowledge of when to use it and how to optimise your scanner to get the best results. You should have the confidence to perform a scan and make a diagnosis based on your interpretation of the the image.

Course tutor: Mark Overend BVMS GPCert(Cardio) AVP Small Animal Cardiology MRCVS.

Equipment:  Mount International United Services will provide all of the scanning equipment.

Next course date:  13th March 2019 and 17th September 2019 (please note that dates may be subject to change throughout the year).

Venue:  Mount International United Services Ltd, Gloucester, GL2 2FN.

Cost:  £300 plus VAT, £50 discount if you bring a friendly dog who is happy to be scanned. If an ultrasound scanner is purchased within 3 months of attending the course, the full course costs will be reimbursed to you.

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