South Africa is at a crossroad with regards to the quality of health care services. Ultrasound technology can play a critical role in health care provision, especially within our rural areas and has significantly assisted in terms of quality health care to patients, by reducing morbidity and mortality. Africa in general, is the continent with the greatest health care challenges who is yet to fully utilize ultrasound technology. The need for this technology is great, as the conditions benefiting from its application are enfolding.
For the effective use of ultrasound, a sound understanding of its usefulness and its limitations is required. Our understanding and knowledge must keep pace with technology to ensure that we use and interpret ultrasound correctly.
This course is appropriate to all medical practitioners such as general practitioners, gynaecologists, surgeons, physicians, emergency physicians, midwives, sonographers and other medical specialists who are interested in the sonographic manifestations of normal and pathologic conditions of abdominal organs, pelvic organs as well as foetal scanning. Delegates should have a medical qualification and have access to an ultrasound scanner to improve upon their ultrasound skills.
Blended Learning Approach consisting of online teaching & Learning as well as a 2 day face to face contact tuition session.
Participants will be assessed by MCQ’s on the theoretical component and practical assessments, both for which a minimum pass mark of 70% needs to be obtained.
Upper Abdomen & pelvis
Muscular Skeletal ultrasound
Small parts ultrasound
Accredited according to the HPCSA CPD Guidelines for Health Professionals -November 2006, for 30 CEUs on level 2.
R 6 200.00 (inclusive of VAT)
|2-3 May 2020||Gauteng|
|22-23 August 2020||Polokwane (Limpopo)|
|7-8 November 2020||Nelspruit (MP)|