Ultrasound - Medical and Surgical

About this course

Course cost: $570

This course is designed to give participants an overview of the techniques and interpretation for general diagnostic ultrasound.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT for SYDNEY 2018: save 10% until 30/11/17

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT for BRISBANE 2018: save 10% until 28/02/2018

This course has pre-course online lectures to complete followed b/ a 1 day hands-on workshop with live models. It is designed to give participants an overview of the techniques and interpretation for general diagnostic ultrasound. Limited places available and 1:4 hands-on training.

Group Discount

To obtain a group discount, please fill out our group discount form and return it to admin@lightboxradiology.com.au at least fourteen days prior to the course commencement date.


Venue Information & Timetables

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Australia

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Noosa, QLD 1 Day Saturday, November 11, 2017 Timetable Register
Sydney, NSW 1 Day Saturday, March 10, 2018 Timetable Register
Brisbane, QLD 1 Day Saturday, June 09, 2018 Timetable Register
Melbourne, VIC 1 Day Sunday, June 17, 2018 Timetable Register

Participants

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General Practitioners, Physicians, Oncologists, Surgeons, House officers, Interns, Radiographers.

Curriculum

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Pre-Course (Online):

Pre-test

 

Pre-Course Modules (Online): 

Module 1 - Introduction to Ultrasound

Module 2 - Ultrasound of the Chest - pneumothorax & pleural effusion, Pleurocentesis

Module 3 - Ultrasound of the Neck - Thyroid & Salivary glands, Lymph nodes, Ultrasound guided FNA

Module 4 - Ultrasound of the Liver & Biliary Tree

Module 5 - Ultrasound of the Spleen & Pancreas 

Module 6 - Ultrasound of the Kidneys, Bladder & Prostate

Module 7 - Ultrasound of the Female Pelvis, 1st trimester obstetrics 

 

Hands On Workshop:

Module 1 - Knobology & system functionality

Module 2 - Ultrasound of the Chest

Module 3 - Ultrasound of the Neck

Module 4 - Ultrasound of the Abdomen

Module 5 - Ultrasound KUB and prostate

Module 6 - Ultrasound of the Female Pelvis

Module 7 - Ultrasound guided FNA and Ultrasound guided biopsy

Module 8 - Ultrasound guided pleurocentesis.

 

Post-Course (Online):

Post-test

Continuing Professional Development

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Australian College for Emergency Medicine: 12 ACEM CPD hours.

Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine: Online modules - 8 myASUM CDP points. Hands-On Workshop - 6 myASUM CDP points.

Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry: Online modules: 8 CPD Points under Code 4. Hands-On Workshop: 6 CPD Points under Code 2.

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine:  Online lectures (ID 6916): 30 PRPD & 30 RAD MOPS.  Workshop (classes: Sydney 6923, Brisbane 6917): 30 PRPD, 30 Radiology MOPS. 1 day of procedural grant funding under Anaesthetics, Obstetrics, Surgery and Emergency Medicine for workshop.

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: 12 points Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills or 1 point per hour to a maximum of 12 points.

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: Workshop (Activity 75166): 40 Points Category 1 / Radiology. 1 day grant in surgery and emergency medicine; Online modules (Activity 75161)16 Points Category 2 / Radiology. 

Australasian Sonographers Association: Onlline Modules: 8 ASAR Credits/PD-asa points under Code 4, Hands-On Workshop: 6 ASAR =Credits/PD-asa points under Code 2.  

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians : Recommended MyCPD category 2 - ‘Assessed Learning’ at 2 credits per hour (course length 6 hours face to face, 8 hours online).

Refund & Transfer Policy

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Lightbox Radiology Education offers Transfers, Credits and Refunds on most courses - Excludes Custom Courses

Online Courses

Lightbox Radiology Education does not offer refunds, transfers or credits for our online courses.

Radiology Courses

If you have registered and paid for a course that you can no longer attend, please select a form to complete then email to admin@lightboxradiology.com.au at least 2 weeks before your course commencement date. (Please note: we do not offer credits/transfers or refunds on our custom courses)

Transfers / Credits
Applications for a course transfer/credit must be made at least 2 weeks before your course commencement date. A fee of $50 applies to all course transfers/credits. Please fill out our Transfer/Credit form and forward to admin@lightboxradiology.com.au.  If the application for a transfer/credit is made within 2 weeks to your course, all funds will be forfeited or you must find another attendee to take your place.

Course credits are valid for 12 months from the original payment date. You must ensure you enroll and attend this course held within that 12 month period. All courses are subject to availability. Course credits are not transferable to other attendees & cannot be refunded.

Refunds
Applications for a course refund must be made at least 2 weeks before your course commencement date. A fee of $150 applies for all refunds. Please complete our Refund Form and forward to admin@lightboxradiology.com.au.  If the application for a refund is made within 2 weeks to your course, all funds will be forfeited or you must find another attendee to take your place.

Course Cancellation
In the unlikely event a course is cancelled due to exceptional circumstances, Lightbox Radiology Education will provide (where possible) alternative dates for the course; a credit note towards future courses or a full refund.

Lightbox Radiology Education will not be liable for any additional costs, above the course fee, incurred due to a course cancellation. 

Register for this course

Australia

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Noosa, QLD Saturday, November 11, 2017 1 Day Register
Sydney, NSW Saturday, March 10, 2018 1 Day Register
Brisbane, QLD Saturday, June 09, 2018 1 Day Register
Melbourne, VIC Sunday, June 17, 2018 1 Day Register

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Course testimonials

"General ultrasound is becoming a required skill as the cost of US machines decrease and are more easily accessible in day to day duties. This course provides a fantastic hands on approach to teaching the skills required."
Emergency Consultant, Gold Coast

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