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Ultrasound Course Level One

Level 1

Introductory Level Course

Duration; 6 months

Award; Certificate of Competency in Ultrasonography

Topics:

  • Imaging Fundamentals
  • Abdominal Anatomy/Scan Techniques
  • Abdominal Aorta
  • Liver Sonography & Pathology
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tree Sonography & Pathology
  • Spleen, Pancreas, and Renal Sonography
  • Scrotal / Testicular
  • Evaluation of the Appendix & GI Tract
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • E-FAST Exam
  • Soft Tissue & MSK Applications
  • Interactive Case Studies
  • OB/GYN (Basic)
  • Female Pelvis

Objectives:

  • Increase participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret basic ultrasound examinations.
  • Learn proper scanning techniques and system optimization.
  • Perform scan protocols and routine measurements that are utilized during an abdominal ultrasound evaluation.
  • Identify normal/abnormal imaging characteristics of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys and abdominal vasculature.
  • Differentiate normal/abnormal characteristics for the evaluation of the thyroid, testes/scrotum, and appendix.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (FAST exam).
  • Demonstrate the use of ultrasound for evaluation of soft-tissue pathology.

 

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