This course covers the production and propagation of ultrasound, the equipment used, probe construction & operation, measurements of size, Doppler principles and application, artefacts, hazards and safety.
This knowledge results in practitioners being better able to operate the equipment in a safe and professional manner, and to provide the best images possible to aid accurate diagnosis.
Who is it for?
This is a core course for all students completing a PgC/PgD/MSc in medical Ultrasound.
The course is delivered between October and March.
Oct: Monday 10, 17 and 24 October 2022
Nov: Monday 7, 14 and 21 November 2022
Jan: Monday 23 January 2023
Feb: Monday 6 and 27 February 2023
Mar: Monday 6 and Tuesday 14 March 2023
Participants on this course will be better able to operate ultrasound equipment in a safe and professional manner, and to provide the best images possible to aid accurate diagnosis.
The course is worth 15 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 15 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 15 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