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MS101 – Abdominal Ultrasound Mini-Series

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Price: £327.00

This course is available online. Please see below for more details on how to attend this course via the Internet.

Join imaging expert Anna Newitt for three 2-hour sessions. Includes 12 months access to all of your course materials.

Product Description

This Mini Series is suitable for all vets in practice, and will be of particular interest to those wishing to improve their confidence in Abdominal Ultrasound.

  • Join Imaging expert Anna Newitt for three 2-hour online sessions and get to grips with Abdominal Ultrasound
  • Lots of case videos
  • Learn to recognise normal variations, abnormal variations and artifacts
  • Comprehensive notes to downloaded
  • Self-assessment quizzes to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
  • A whole year’s access to recorded sessions for reviewing key points (and in case you miss a live session!)
  • Superb value for money – learn without travelling
  • Watch the live events or the recordings on your iPad!


Session 1: Friday 20th November 2015   2pm-4pm (UK time)

Liver, Spleen and Peritoneum

  • How do I position the patient for the best images?
  • Patient preparation
  • What will and what won’t damage your probe?
  • Why does the liver look ‘small’ to inexperienced scanners?
  • How to see as much of the liver and spleen as possible
  • The importance of pressure
  • Key structures to look out for
  • Practical tips on assessment of liver size
  • Recognising free abdominal fluid and where to look for it
  • How to find and scan the spleen
  • Lymph nodes and masses
Session 2: Friday 4th December 2015   2pm-4pm (UK time)

Urinary Tract and Adrenals

  • Best positioning for scanning the kidneys?
  • Practical tips for getting the best view of the right and left kidneys
  • Adapting your scan to body conformation
  • How to differentiate renal cortex from medulla
  • The appearance of normal kidney and common renal abnormalities
  • Using the kidneys to find other organs
  • Practical tips and common pitfalls in scanning the urinary bladder
  • Recognising stones, sediment, cystitis and tumours
  • Finding the adrenals
Session 3: Friday 18th December 2015   2pm-4pm (UK time)

GI Tract and Pancreas

  • Patient preparation for getting the best GI images
  • Learn the distinctive appearance of the intestinal layers
  • How to find and identify the stomach
  • Explore the GIT with an ‘intestinal sweep’
  • Specific characteristics of the colon
  • Appearance of strictures and GI obstructions
  • Landamrks for finding and imaging the pancreas
  • Changes seen in pancreatitis for diagnosis and monitoring
  • Practical advice on fine needle sampling

The price includes all 3 sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of CPD

*No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or childcare, rota clashes, locum fees ……….. just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource.

*overseas customers will not be charged VAT

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