AIU offers sonography courses designed specifically for student and new entrant sonographers who are looking to gain confidence in their practical scanning.
eFAST scan demonstration
One part of our 10-part eFAST scan demonstration video series – How to acquire a subxiphoid view of the heart, using a curvi probe.Learn more
Probe manipulation techniques
AIU Sonographer, Claire, demonstrates probe manipulation techniques – the AIU way.Learn more
"Lots of practical experience. Really knowledgeable and supportive tutors. The lectures were well presented. The times and regular breaks were perfect. It was wonderful to have real patients to work with. Overall, the course was truly excellent and professional."
"The encouragement from the tutors and knowledge they were able to impart was just amazing. I feel far more confident in my scanning now they have shown me some fantastic tips and tricks. The lectures were engaging and relevant. The practical scanning was fabulous with small groups. It was such a fantastic experience from the time I first enquired, to the lectures, right down to the food. Amazing!"
"I liked the flexibility and relaxed supportive learning environment giving everyone the chance to learn at their own pace. It was extremely helpful to be taught systematic protocols and tips to improve views by experienced Sonographers. I certainly learnt a lot!"
"Overall a really informative and enjoyable five days which covered most of the basics of all topics. Very friendly and helpful staff with well run sessions. Really liked having the Clinicians there to provide clinical context to the sessions and examples of abnormal vs normal findings."
"Lots of hands-on experience. Good amount of detail. Incredibly experienced teachers. Supportive and friendly atmosphere."
"I really liked the sonographer teachers. They were all so friendly, helpful and encouraging. Each shared particular tips which I will use in my practice. The group size was great, giving us all plenty of chances to practise."