The abdominal ultrasound course offers lectures in the morning, and the afternoon is spent in the lab where attendees will gain hands-on ultrasound experience. A simplified review of ultrasound physics and technology is provided. Consideration is given to the choices in purchasing equipment and relating the various components to clinical tasks. Efficiency of examinations and medical records are emphasized. The basic course is designed for the individual with little to no experience with diagnostic ultrasound and includes overview of abdominal ultrasound including physics, scan techniques, color Doppler, and normal abdominal sonographic anatomy. The Intermediate course is intended to provide additional hands-on practice and to serve as a preview of coming attractions for those who are not yet performing studies.
Course fee: (US funds only)
$1100 for Basic & Intermediate (Friday & Saturday)
$650 for Basic Only (Friday)
$650 for Intermediate Only (Saturday)