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Fundamental Principles of Ultrasound Practice CPPD

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Course overview

This module will provide you with the underpinning academic knowledge of ultrasound and instrumentation and the associated artefacts, hazards and safety implications, so that you can apply this material to the clinical situation and operate the equipment in a safe and professional manner, providing the best images possible to allow for accurate diagnosis.

Module Dates

21st, 28th September; 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th October; 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th November; 11th December 2017



Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

A BSc (hons) 2:2 or above in a relevant health related subject, IELTS level 7 (min. 7 in all categories) and a clinical placement for three days per week in a recognised clinical ultrasound department are needed prior to entry.

Co-requisites: For the ultrasound programme this is a core module and should be chosen in association with the Developing Advanced Practice module and a clinical module(s).

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English., the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Module leaders

  • Allison Harris

    Allison has a radiography background, specialising in Ultrasound. She joined City University London in 2009 as a part-time lecturer and Clinical Co-ordinator for the Ultrasound programme. Allison has worked in many Hospitals in London and Essex and still works clinically in the private sector in Essex.

    Allison initially worked at ...