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Learn more about the Introduction to Vascular Ultrasound for Sonographers

Are you ready to unlock the secrets of vascular ultrasound?

Zedu's four-day Introduction to Vascular Ultrasound for Sonographers course offers an immersive and practical experience to fast-track your skills development and get you work-ready.

Who should attend

  • Trainee sonographers who need to learn new skills.
  • Newly qualified sonographers seeking to enhance their confidence and skill level.
  • Return-to-practice sonographers in need of skill refreshment.
  • Sonographers who are looking to change roles and want to hone their skills.

How you will learn

At Zedu, we believe in a comprehensive learning approach.
Our renowned hands-off teaching methods ensure you get more hands-on scanning practice. Our courses blend theory seamlessly with extensive practical sessions.
You'll understand the concepts and apply them in real-world scenarios. We take a step-by-step, structured approach to examinations, ensuring everything is covered thoroughly and nothing is left to chance.
The focus on repetitive practice ensures that you learn and retain the knowledge. You will practice on real people of various body shapes, sizes, and ages.
We start by developing your skills with normal, uncomplicated patients and then progress to more challenging body habitus’.
This gradual progression ensures that you build a solid foundation before tackling more complex scenarios, giving you the confidence to handle any situation. Additionally, you'll develop communication skills to support your clinical practice.

What the course covers

You will learn how to:
  • Move the probe intentionally to get the image you want.
  • Use the machine controls to optimise images proficiently.
  • Apply a systematic approach and structured protocol for scanning the:
    • Carotid arteries
    • Deep Veins of the leg for DVT
  • Determine what images to take and why.
  • Identify normal sonoanatomy and the appearance of common pathologies of the carotid arteries and deep veins of the leg.
  • Interpret common spectral waveforms.
  • Use sonographic terminology to accurately communicate ultrasound findings and complete worksheets for various imaging scenarios.

Running time

Day one: 8.30 - 17.00
Day two to four: 09.00 - 17.00
Location - the Zedu Learning HQ, Melbourne

Course outline

🖥️ Scanning principles
  • Explore system controls & knobology
  • Understand the impact of optimisation on the image
  • How to find the right window & get good images
  • 3D awareness of the anatomical position of the anatomy
  • Ergonomics
🖥️ Image optimisation
  • Brief review of system controls & knobology
  • Understand the impact of optimisation on the image & resultant diagnosis
  • A systematic approach to image optimisation for vascular ultrasound
  • Understand and optimise colour, power & spectral Doppler for vascular ultrasound
🗣️Communication
  • How to gain a good history
  • How to hand over findings to a radiologist/colleague
  • Writing up worksheets - what needs to be said?
🔍DVT
  • Systematic scan technique
  • Normal sonoanatomy of the veins of upper & lower limbs
  • Recognise normal & abnormal imaging
  • Common pathology
  • Minimum imaging sequence
  • 👥Lots of scanning practice on real people
🔍Carotid
  • Systematic scan technique
  • Normal sonoanatomy of carotid, ICA, ECA, vertebral & subclavian arteries
  • Interpretation of spectral Doppler waveforms
  • Recognise normal & abnormal imaging
  • Common pathology
  • Limitations & pitfalls
  • 👥Lots of scanning practice on real people

Features

  • Duration (days) 4

Introduction to Vascular Ultrasound for Sonographers

$3,775.00

Develop the practical skills and knowledge required to be the best vascular sonographer you can be.

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