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.
Oct: Tuesday 4, 11 and 18 October 2022
Nov: Tuesday 8, 15 and 22 November 2022
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 short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards postgraduate taught degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 30 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).
This course is worth 30 credits
This course can be used a module, contributing to a University degree or award.
Find a list of degrees this module can contribute towards:
MSc Medical Ultrasound - Master's degree