Ultrasound in Phlebology


Cost: $2475 inc GST

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Program description

This 3 day program is specifically designed for:

  • Members of the College of Phlebology who are interested in ultrasound of superficial and deep venous systems of the lower limb
  • Any medical practitioners or technologists at the beginning of the ultrasound learning curve who are interested in venous scanning.

All tuition is undertaken in a highly personalised, tailored fashion with intensive "hands-on" practical sessions allowing registrants to gain skills in the most cost effective manner.

Specific topics include

  • Practical physics of doppler
  • Practical physics of colour
  • Probe manipulation techniques
  • Scanning techniques
  • Ultrasound recognition of venous anatomy
  • Practical superficial venous examination
  • Practical DVT examination 
  • Practical needle guidance techniques

Course objectives

  1. To provide an understanding of system operation
  2. To provide an overview of the anatomy and pathology of the superficial and deep venous system of the lower limbs.
  3. To provide practical tuition in the techniques of venous scanning including colour and spectral doppler techniques.


Accredited CCPU units included in the course

Approved by ACRRM and RACGP for the Rural Procedural Grants Program

Procedural GPs can receive $2000 per day, for up to 10 days of training per financial year, and GPs providing hospital based emergency services can receive up to three days of eligible training per financial year. 


CICM Accredited - Lectures - Category 2A, points per hour 1; Demonstrations - Category 2B, points per hour 2; Skills - Category 3B, points per hour 3


ACRRM - 30 PRPD points; 30 MOPS points Surgery; 30 MOPS points Radiology; 30 MOPS points Women's Health (O&WH)


RACGP QI&CPD Activity-Category 1-40.pdf


Course Feedback

  • 'Very good again, as always - especially the practical tuition'
  • 'I had a great time at the AIU, thanks for everything. The institute is very professional & you are great teachers'
  • 'Excellent course, I really enjoyed it' 

Electronic logbook services with expert feedback 

To help maintain & improve your skills we offer an online ultrasound mentoring service so that our experienced staff can guide your hand by giving critical feedback on your uploaded images. The logged cases can then be saved on the AIU site to be used as a personal electronic logbook for future credentialing purposes.


Upcoming dates for this course:

Ultrasound in Phlebology

13 Mar - 15 Mar
2018 - PHFTT11-18 $2,475.00
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27 Aug - 29 Aug
2018 - PHFTT35-18 $2,475.00
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