Musculoskeletal Ultrasound – Upper Limb (April)

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Event:
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound – Upper Limb (April)
Start:
April 28, 2018 9:00 am
End:
April 29, 2018 4:30 pm
Organizer:
AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL OF MEDICAL IMAGING
Updated:
November 24, 2017
Venue:
ASMI Campus
Address:
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616/1c Burdett St, Sydney, NSW, 2077, Australia

Course Description

This intensive, two-day hands-on seminar is designed for sonographers or medical specialists with experience in general sonography seeking an introduction into MSK ultrasound.The unique format features focused didactic lectures, interactive scanning demonstrations and personal, hands-on scanning tuition. A small group ensures comprehensive and personal tuition for each participant.There will be an emphasis on common clinical presentations and referrals. Attendance will allow you to return to your department with real clinical competencies.

Curriculum

The intensive practical training will include:

  • Instrumentation and image optimisation
  • Sonographic technique
  • Artifacts and pitfalls
  • Relevant anatomy
  • Common pathologies
  • Diagnostic criteria
  • Common interventional techniques

Anatomy covered includes:

  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist
  • Hand

Objectives

Upon completion of this course participants should look to have:

  • Improved knowledge of upper limb sonographic anatomy
  • Enhanced MSK scanning skills
  • Understanding of common clinical presentations
  • Diagnostic criteria for interpretation and reporting
Morning tea and lunch will be provided.