Schedule

Saturday May 10, 2014- Basic Abdominal Ultrasound

7:30 AM    Registration and continental breakfast
8:00          Welcome
8:10         Basic ultrasound physics and artifacts
9:00         Scanning the liver and spleen and discussion of common abnormalities
10:00       Break
10:15       Scanning the genitourinary tract and discussion of common abnormalities
11:15       General approach to scanning the abdomen
12:00 PM  Lunch
1:00         Scanning laboratory of structures covered in lectures. Objectives will be provided for each station:
Liver
Spleen
Kidneys in dorsal recumbency
Kidneys in lateral recumbency
Caudal urogenital
Cystocentesis station with phantoms
Bladders
4:00      Certificates and course evaluations – adjourn

Sunday May 11, 2014- Intermediate Ultrasound

7:30 AM    Registration and continental breakfast
8:00         Welcome and questions from Saturday
8:10         Scanning the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas and discussion of common abnormalities
9:10         Scanning the adrenal glands and lymph nodes and discussion of common abnormalities
10:15        Break
10:30        Introduction to doppler and scanning the abdominal vessels and discussion of common abnormalities
11:30        Review of techniques for ultrasound-guided aspirates and biopsies
12:00 PM  Lunch
1:00         Scanning laboratory of structures covered in lectures and review as needed for Saturday’s lectures.
Objectives will be provided for each station:
Liver / spleen
Kidneys / adrenal glands
Caudal urogenital / sublumbar vessels /lymph nodes
Gastrointestinal tract/pancreas
Biopsy station with phantoms
Miscellaneous imaging
4:00      Certificates and course evaluations – adjourn