29. September 2018 - 9:30
ASMI Campus, Hornsby
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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound - Lower Limb | Saturday, 29. September 2018

Course Description


This intensive two-day, hands on seminar is designed for sonographers or medical specialists with experience in general sonography seeking an introduction into MSK ultrasound.The unique format features focused didactic lectures, interactive scanning demonstrations and personal, hands-on scanning tuition. A small group ensures comprehensive and personal tuition for each participant.Emphasis will be placed on common clinical presentations and referrals. Attendance will allow you to return to your department with real clinical competencies.


Curriculum



Instrumentation and image optimisation


Sonographic technique


Artifacts and pitfalls


Relevant anatomy


Common pathologies


Diagnostic criteria


Discussion of common interventional techniques



The course also covers:



Inguinal and Femoral hernia


Anterior and Lateral hip


Thigh


Knee and patellar tendon


Baker’s cyst and medial calf


Ankle and Achilles’ tendon


Plantar fascia and Forefoot



 Objectives


Upon completion of this course participants should have:



Improved knowledge of lower limb sonographic anatomy


Enhanced MSK scanning skills


Understanding of common clinical presentations


Diagnostic criteria for interpretation and reporting


Greater understanding of interventional techniques




Morning tea and lunch will be provided.