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Friday, June 29 Schedule- Basic Abdominal Ultrasound

7:30AM Registration and continental breakfast
8:00  Welcome
8:05 Basic ultrasound physics and artifacts
8:55 General approach to scanning the abdomen
9:45   Break
10:00  Scanning the liver and spleen and discussion of common abnormalities
11:00 Scanning the genitourinary tract and discussion of common abnormalities
12:00PM 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

4:00 Certificates and course evaluations – adjourn

Saturday, June 30 Schedule - Intermediate Ultrasound

7:30AM Registration and continental breakfast
8:00 Welcome and questions from Saturday
8:05 Scanning the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas and discussion of common abnormalities
9:00 Scanning the adrenal glands and lymph nodes and discussion of common abnormalities 
10:00 Break
10:15 Introduction to doppler and scanning the abdominal vessels and discussion of common abnormalities
11:05 Review of techniques for ultrasound-guided aspirates and biopsies 
12:00PM 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

   
        
 
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