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Ultrasound Physics CPPD

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Course overview

This module will provide you with the underpinning academic knowledge of ultrasound and instrumentation and the associated artefacts, hazards and safety implications, so that you can apply this material to the clinical situation and operate the equipment in a safe and professional manner, providing the best images possible to allow for accurate diagnosis.

Module dates

Term 1

SEP: Thursday 19, and 26 September 2019
OCT: Thursday 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 October 2019
NOV: Thursday 7, 14, 21 and 28 November 2019
DEC: Thursday 5 December 2019

Module Submission Date: 25 November 2019

Term 2

JAN: Thursday 30 January 2020
FEB: Thursday 6, 13 and 27 February 2020
MAR: Thursday 2, 16 and 26 March 2020
APR: Thursday 2 April 2020

Module Submission Date: 11 June 2020



Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

A BSc (hons) 2:2 or above in a relevant health related subject, IELTS level 7 (min. 7 in all categories) and a clinical placement for three days per week in a recognised clinical ultrasound department are needed prior to entry.

Co-requisites: For the ultrasound programme this is a core module and should be chosen in association with the Developing Advanced Practice module and a clinical module(s).

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English., the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Module leaders

  • Allison Harris

    Allison has a radiography background, specialising in Ultrasound. She joined City University London in 2009 as a part-time lecturer and Clinical Co-ordinator for the Ultrasound programme. Allison has worked in many Hospitals in London and Essex and still works clinically in the private sector in Essex.

    Allison initially worked at ...