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.
This course provides 16 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD Scheme of The Royal College of Radiologists UK.
This intensive hands-on two-day International Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course (Level I) is designed for medical and allied healthcare professionals with no or limited experience in MSK Ultrasound.
This highly practical course aims to enhance practitioners’ understanding of the theoretical principles and applications of 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.
Please note that English is the official language of the course.
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 MSK Ultrasound (Level I) course I is open to radiologists, radiographers, sonographers, rheumatologists, orthopaedic surgeons, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, sports physicians, physiotherapists and other medical and allied healthcare professionals with an interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound.
No prior knowledge is required on operating and/or practicing diagnostic ultrasound.
Please note that, like all similar courses worldwide, the MSK Ultrasound (Level I) 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.
By the end of this two-day course, you will be able to:
Describe the fundamental principles and concepts of ultrasound
Resources & Materials
As part of our course, you are advised to take notes and photos where appropriate for your own learning.
At registration, you will also receive a free copy of our Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound - Level I: A comprehensive guide for clinicians, comprising more than 60 illustrations and figures on normal appearance of anatomical structures on ultrasound, probe handling and therapist-patient position for future reference and clinical practice.