31. août 2020 - 9:00
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5 Day Kick Start Ultrasound Workshop | ASMI Campus | lundi, 31. août 2020

Introduction to Abdominal Ultrasound  5 DAY
 
 Physics ,Upper Abdomen
Course Description 
The course will cover an introduction into the Physics of Ultrasound, Basic colour Doppler, Artifacts, Knobology and instrumentation Upper Abdominal anatomy and pathology.
The emphasis is on developing an understanding of the normal and abnormal pathological sonographic  patterns and appearances,   image documentation, measurements to facilitate the reading and understanding ultrasound images, to assist diagnosis.
Curriculum:

Physics  and Instrumentation, Artifacts and Basic colour Doppler
Knobology, Probe orientation and manipulation techniques lecture and demonstration
Ultrasound Terminology ,Descriptors lecture and how to interpret an ultrasound .
Lecture demonstrating ultrasound appearances of  common pathologies related to the relevant anatomy
Anatomy of the Upper Abdomen including Aorta, Pancreas, Liver, Gallbladder, CBD, Portal Vein, Kidneys and Spleen lecture
 Ultrasound Anatomy of the Upper Abdomen including Aorta and relevant vascular anatomy, Pancreas, Liver, Gallbladder, CBD, Portal Vein, Kidneys and Spleen lecture and demonstration.
Explanation of scan techniques and image acquisition
Scanning and Image  Protocols 
Image documentation and measurements Lecture demonstrating ultrasound appearances of  common pathologies related to the relevant anatomy
Lecture demonstrating ultrasound appearances of  common pathologies related to the relevant anatomy

Objectives:
Upon completion of the course participants should :-
 

Have an understanding of  Basic Ultrasound Physics ,colour Doppler and artifacts associated with Ultrasound


Have a better understanding ultrasonically of the gross anatomical structures and surface anatomy of the relevant organ systems of the upper abdomen and the anatomical relationship to surrounding organs and relevant vascular anatomy in order to read an ultrasound image


Have an understanding of the protocols required  to perform an ultrasound of the upper abdomen.


Have an understanding of the limitations and pitfalls of ultrasound of the upper abdomen