Small Animal Ultrasonography (2019)

16/03/2019

16 Participants

8.30 – 16.30

Brisbane & Online

This popular modular program is delivered over 8 sessions and includes 8 half day practical sessions.

Program

This exciting program teaches practical ultrasonography in a comprehensive way, designed for those in small animal practice wishing to advance their knowledge and skills. The course provides a good level of knowledge in the principles and practice of ultrasonography. Each module is highly practical and includes hands on scanning and instruction on improving scanning techniques in a practice situation.


Inclusions

  • Online elements for all delegates including a forum and additional learning resources
  • Access to an online forum for case discussion and additional learning material
  • Comprehensive course notes for each module
  • Refreshments are available throughout the day and lunch is included on all modules

Speakers

Dr Sue Ramoo BVSc (hons) MANZCVS(internal medicine)
Dr John M. Angles BVSc, BSc(Vet), MVS, PhD, MANZCVS, DECVIM-CA
Dr Alana Rosenblatt BVSc (Hons), MPhil, MANZCVS, DACVR

Venue

RSPCA Animal Care Campus

Dr Sue Ramoo BVSc (hons) MANZCVS(internal medicine)

Key Learning objectives:

  • Physical principles of ultrasound
  • Artefacts
  • Machine types
  • Choosing a machine
  • Machine set-up
  • General examination techniques

Dr Sue Ramoo BVSc (hons) MANZCVS(internal medicine)

Key Learning objectives:

  • Ultrasonography of the liver, gall bladder and spleen
  • Normal anatomy and physiology
  • Practical scanning of the abdominal organs
  • Ultrasonography of the urogenital tract
  • Normal anatomy and physiology
  • Practical scanning of the abdominal organs

Dr Sue Ramoo BVSc (hons) MANZCVS(internal medicine)

Key Learning objectives:

  • Ultrasonography of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Normal anatomy and physiology
  • Practical scanning of the abdominal organs

Dr Sue Ramoo BVSc (hons) MANZCVS(internal medicine)

Key Learning objectives:

  • Ultrasonography of the pancreas, adrenals and peritoneum
  • Ultrasonographic diagnosis of diseases of the abdomen
  • Practical scanning of the abdominal organs

Dr John M. Angles BVSc, BSc(Vet), MVS, PhD, MANZCVS, DECVIM-CA

Key Learning objectives:

  • Machine set up and recording of thoracic images
  • Normal ultrasonographic anatomy of the thorax
  • Ultrasonographic diagnosis of diseases of the thoracic wall, pleural cavity and
    mediastinum
  • Practical scanning of the thoracic organs and echocardiographic measurements

Dr John M. Angles BVSc, BSc(Vet), MVS, PhD, MANZCVS, DECVIM-CA

Key Learning objectives:

  • Spectral Doppler echocardiography
  • Colour-flow Doppler echocardiography
  • Echocardiographic diagnosis of acquired and congenital heart disease
  • Two-dimensional and M-mode echocardiography
  • Practical scanning of the lungs and heart

Dr Alana Rosenblatt BVSc (Hons), MPhil, MANZCVS, DACVR

Key Learning objectives:

  • Recap of clinically useful ultrasound physics / artefacts
  • Use of Doppler ultrasound in the abdomen & shunt evaluation
  • Recap of advanced abdominal structures (e.g. lymph nodes, pancreas, adrenals)
  • Ultrasound guided interventions – including fine needle aspiration/percutaneous biopsy techniques and centesis
  • Practical scanning sessions incorporating the above objectives including phantom work for interventional procedures

Dr Alana Rosenblatt BVSc (Hons), MPhil, MANZCVS, DACVR

  • Ultrasonography of the extra thoracic/extra abdominal systems including:
    – head, neck (including thyroid gland, lymph nodes and salivary glands) and ocular/retrobulbar ultrasonography
    – relevant ultrasonography of musculoskeletal lesions
  • Practical scanning session of the extra-abdominal/extra-thoracic systems
  • Review of ultrasound of the abdomen and features of major abdominal diseases
  • Practical global abdominal scanning session
  • Program conclusion


Prices and booking

  • Payment in full A$6,990.00
  • Monthly instalments A$612.00 x 12

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