This course develops knowledge and understanding in performing, interpreting and reporting a wide range of abdominal ultrasound examinations, as well as the ability to respond to changes in working practice and apply new techniques after critical evaluation.
You will also develop the skills to be able to critically review management options for a range of common pathologies and situations.
This course facilitates the extended role of the practitioner by encouraging the skills of reflection and analysis so that you can critically appraise current practice, and so improve service to the patient and the effectiveness of the ultrasound department.
Who is it for?
When accessed as a CPD standalone course, this course is for qualified sonographers wishing to extend their practice into the field of abdominal ultrasound.
All candidates must have a clinical placement with a minimum of three days a week supervised scanning time prior to admission to the course.
The course is delivered between September and April.
This course enables participants to critically review management options for a range of common pathologies and undertake a range of abdominal ultrasound examinations.
This course is worth 30 M-level credits when taken as part of a PGCert / PGDip / MSc
This course is worth 30 credits toward eligible programmes.