5 Oct 2021

Introduction to Small Animal Ultrasound

Cranage

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.

Learn with your best friend

In order to get the most from our programmes, please bring your dog, if possible.

Please contact Improve International or our Programme Tutors for further information.

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Practical Surgery and Ultrasound Course Brochure

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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