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Basic Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound Course (Level I)

2-day practical course

This 2-day highly practical course is designed for beginners or those with limited experience, and aims to enhance practitioners’ understanding of the theoretical principles and applications of Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound and awareness of the normal and pathological findings identified through the use of ultrasound.

Course description

This intensive hands-on two-day Basic Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course (Level I) is designed for medical and allied healthcare professionals with no or limited experience in Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound.

This highly practical course aims to enhance practitioners’ understanding of the theoretical principles and applications of Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound and awareness of the normal and pathological findings identified through the use of ultrasound.

This course will take a blended approach to learning. It will provide a range of learning formats and teaching delivery styles and allow an individual approach, providing participants with some flexibility in their preferred learning style. Hence, the course comprises a mixture of lectures, demonstrations, case studies, and practical workshops. The practical workshops take place in small groups with close supervision from our expert tutors.

The course includes scanning techniques and protocols of all peripheral joints including short lectures on basic physics, image optimisation, anatomy short lectures ensuring participants are all familiar with the anatomy for each region we cover, normal appearance of the anatomical tissues and structures in ultrasound, and an overview of pathology case studies.

General information 

  • This course prefers all participants to receive and administer ultrasound scanning

  • Participants may not make full use of this course if there is any reason that prevents full participation

  • Participants are advised to refresh their knowledge of relevant anatomy prior to attending the course

Who is this course for?

The SonoPedics Basic MSK Ultrasound Course - Level I is open to:

  • Medical Doctors (e.g. Radiologists, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Sports Physicians, Rheumatologists etc.)

  • Physiotherapists

  • Athletic Therapists

  • Osteopaths

  • Chiropractors

  • Other registered medical and healthcare professionals

No prior knowledge is required on operating and/or practicing diagnostic ultrasound.

 

Please note that, like all similar courses worldwide, the Introduction to Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound course provides practical knowledge but does not award a certificate of competency. You shall enquire with your relevant professional/regulatory body to obtain the license in order to legally  perform diagnostic ultrasound in clinical settings.

Learning objectives

By the end of this two-day course, you will be able to:

Describe the fundamental principles and concepts of ultrasound

Course Timetable

Day 1

Day 2

Registration & Course Fees

To book your place, please click the event date and venue you are interested in from the list below.

Please make sure you read the FAQs and the SonoPedics Terms & Conditions before proceeding with your registration.

Upcoming Events: Level I

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Basic Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound (Level I)

15-16 October 2022

Athens, Greece