This course facilitates the extended role of the practitioner by encouraging the skills of reflection and analysis. This enables critical appraisal of current practice and the development of improvements in practice, improving service to the client and the effectiveness of ultrasound departments.
Who is it for?
This course may be undertaken by students completing a PgC/PgD/MSc in medical Ultrasound, or as a stand-alone course for qualified sonographers wishing to extend their scope of practice.
This course provides the academic knowledge and clinical experience needed to become a competent practitioner in areas of ultrasound examinations not covered in the other clinical courses: for example, these may include small parts (neck, scrotum, thyroid), shoulder, DVT and neonatal hips.
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