Introduction to Small Animal Ultrasound

Aims

This course is designed for those veterinary surgeons with limited experience of diagnostic ultrasound. By the end of the course you should be able to achieve a medium level of proficiency in the practical scanning of the normal abdominal organs and of the heart.

Some common pathological conditions affecting the small animal abdomen and heart will be considered. Advice will be given on how to choose an ultrasound machine for your practice.

Objectives

By the end of this course delegates should have a thorough understanding of:
• Physics of ultrasound
• Machine set up
• Ultrasonography of the liver and spleen
• Ultrasonography of the gastrointestinal tract and reproductive tract
• Ultrasonography of the urinary tract
• The useful ultrasonographic measurements needed to make a diagnosis


Introduction

This course is designed for those veterinary surgeons with limited experience of diagnostic ultrasound. By the end of the course delegates should be able to achieve a medium level of proficiency in the practical scanning of the normal abdominal organs.
Some common pathological conditions affecting the small animal abdomen will be considered.

Advice will be given on how to choose an ultrasound machine for your practice.
 

Summary

Comprehensive course notes, refreshments and lunch on both days. 

 

Payment Terms & Conditions

  1. Payment for the course can be paid by credit card or bank transfer.
  2. Please contact us for pricing relating to corporate veterinary groups and multiple booking discounts.
  3. We will charge VAT by default if you are part of an EU country outside of the UK. However, if you can supply a valid intra-community VAT number the invoice will be exempt from VAT.

Registration Information

  1. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis.
  2. Where all available places are full, applicants will be offered first refusal for the next available date.
  3. Confirmation and enrolment details will then be sent to confirm your booking.

Available Dates

Future dates for this course are currently being developed. If you would like to be notified when this course becomes available, please fill in the form on the right to register your interest.

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ABOUT IMPROVE

Improve International was established in 1998 by a group of veterinary surgeons from across the UK. We run Continuous Professional Development training for veterinary professionals to help develop the skills and knowledge required in practice. Our programmes utilise a combination of review lectures, case-based discussion and, where applicable, hands-on practical sessions. We are an international organisation with offices in the UK and Portugal.

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