Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound

 

DESCRIPTION

 

This five day program is designed for all medical professionals with an interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound techniques.

The topics provide an overview of ultrasound pattern recognition in tendons and muscles and discussions on the avoidance of common inaccuracies encountered in practice. Particular emphasis is given to scanning protocols and “tips & hints” for obtaining high quality diagnoses. Practical tuition is in small group sessions using high resolution equipment and
volunteer models.

Practising without time constraint to produce a report allows registrants to concentrate on their particular objectives. Each day will comprise of a practical demonstration and tuition on one area of interest.

 

CONTENT

 

  • Shoulder ultrasound
  • Elbow ultrasound
  • Wrist ultrasound
  • Hip ultrasound
  • Knee ultrasound
  • Ankle ultrasound

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

  • To provide an intensive practical training environment
  • To provide an introduction to the anatomy and ultrasound examination of the shoulder and knee
  • To provide a working knowledge of protocols in each of the above areas
  • To allow registrants the opportunity to have questions on further areas of examination answered

 

ACCREDITATION

 

ASUM | CCPU units included in the course:

 

  • Basic Soft Tissue

 

ACEM | This course accredited for 40 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as complying with ACEM standards and policies for Soft Tissue Ultrasound, Joint Dislocation, Fracture Surveillance, Arthrocentesis (guided by Ultrasound).

 

ANZCA | Participants in the ANZCA and FPM CPD program may claim this this course under the Knowledge and skills activity Short format learning at 2 credits per hour

 

ACRRM | Approved for 30 PDP points; 30 points PRPD; 30 pts MOPS Radiology; 30 pts MOPS Emergency Medicine

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CICM | Lectures – Category 2A, points per hour 1;
Demonstrations – Category 2B, points per hour 2;

Skills – Category 3B, points per hour 3

 

RACGP | Activity Number: 103367, 40 Category 1 points. Specific Requirement Eligibility – Diagnostic radiology

    Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound - 5 Day Course

    $4,250.00Price
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