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SHORT COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC ABDOMINAL AND PELVIC ULTRASOUND - Blended Learning

Interests: Ultrasound


Introduction

Making the correct diagnosis in the management and treatment of patients remains a top priority for any health practitioner. Ultrasound plays a crucial part in the clinical diagnosis. It contributes to confirm a suspected pathology rapidly. The overall aim of this course is to give you the advantage and knowledge when it comes to upper abdominal ultrasound. To be able to perform a pelvic ultrasound exam one needs to understand both transvaginal and transabdominal techniques, as well as the common pelvic abnormalities that may be encountered while performing a scan.

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Who Should Enroll?

This course is appropriate for , sonographers, radiographers, midwives and general practitioners. Delegates should have a medical qualification and have access to an ultrasound scanner to improve upon their ultrasound skills.

Course Structure

Blended Learning Approach consisting of online teaching & Learning as well as 1 day face to face contact tuition sessions.

Course Content

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Use and choose the most appropriate ultrasound equipment
  • Correct set up of the ultrasound equipment
  • Understand the criteria for quality
  • Understand the capabilities and limitations of ultrasound
  • Describe the patient preparation and position
  • Correctly orientate the ultrasound image
  • Recognise the sectional ultrasound anatomy in the transverse and longitudinal planes
  • Utilise the ultrasound protocol
  • Recognise normal ultrasound anatomy and pathology applicable to abdominal and pelvic ultrasound

Accreditation

Accredited according to the HPCSA CPD Guidelines for Health Professionals -November 2006, for 30 CEUs on level 2.

Certification

To qualify for the certificate of completion, delegates have to complete and pass the online course content as well as successfully complete the hands-on assessment process.

Asessment

Participants will be assessed through an online multiple questionnaire and short questions as well as practical competency assessment

Fees


R 3 800.00 (Inclusive of all vat and taxes where applicable)

Date Venue
16 February 2020 Durban (KZN)
21 June 2020 Gauteng
5 July 2020 Durban (KZN)
19 July 2020 Cape Town (WC)
16 October 2020 Port Elizabeth (EC)