To facilitate the extended role of the practitioner by encouraging the skills of reflection and analysis so that you can critically appraise current practice and propose and develop improvements in the service to the client and the effectiveness of the ultrasound department.
Content potentially not covered in other courses and which can be covered in this course include:
- small parts (neck, scrotum, thyroid)
- neonatal hips.
The course will cover self-directed study of the relevant anatomy, embryology, normal and abnormal ultrasound appearances of the chosen area.
Who is it for?
This course may be undertaken by students completing a PgC/PgD/MSc in medical Ultrasound, or as a standalone course for qualified sonographers wishing to extend their scope of practice.
The key takeaway of this course is the knowledge, understanding and ability to perform, interpret and report examinations in a competent and professional manner.
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