Diagnostic Imaging

Ultrasonography

registration open

 

 Bari / Italy

14.11.2022 – 18.11.2022


EURO 2.400.- Early (early registration deadline: 20.7.2022)
EURO 2.500.- Regular

 
Total hours: 40
ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA
ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Program Director/
Principal Course Master:

Dr. Edoardo Auriemma

Course Master:

Dr. Giuseppe Lacava

Course Overview

The objectives of this course are to provide participants with a basic knowledge of ultrasound image formation and current technology, and to perform routine abdominal ultrasonographic examination in dogs and cats.

 

Topics:

  • Basic principle of ultrasonographic image formation
  • Ultrasonographic unit: transducer and setting
  • Semeiology and artifacts
  • General principles of abdominal US examination
  • Liver Spleen and lymph nodes
  • Kidneys
  • Female genital tract
  • Urinary bladder, male genital tract
  • GIT, Pancreas and Adrenal glands
  • Introduction to US guided biopsies and aspiration
  • Doppler principles
  • Abdominal vascular anatomy

 

Course program (Subject to change)

Monday, 14 November 2022

09:00 – 09:30       Registration – Welcome
09:30 – 10:30       Basic principles of ultrasonographic image formation, transducer and settings
10:30 – 11:00       Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:30       General principles of abdominal ultrasonographic examination
11:30 – 12:15       Introduction to ultrasound guided biopsies
12:15 – 12:30       Lab (Introduction to US machines)
12:30 – 14:00       Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30       Lab: performing abdominal ultrasonography I
15:30 – 16:00       Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30       Lab: performing abdominal ultrasonography II
19:00 – 20:00       Welcome aperitivo

Tuesday, 15 November 2022

09:00 – 10:30       Lab: performing abdominal ultrasonography III
10:30 – 11:00       Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30       Lab: performing abdominal ultrasonography IV
12:30 – 14:00       Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30       Liver
15:30 – 16:00       Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30       Spleen and lymph nodes

Wednesday, 16 November 2022

08:30 – 10:00 Gastrointestinal tract
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:30 Pancreas
11:30 – 12:30 Adrenal glands
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30 Urinary tract
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30 Male and female genital tract

Thursday, 17 November 2022

09:00 – 09:45       Abdominal vascular anatomy
09:45 – 10:30       US-Doppler principles
10:30 – 11:00       Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30       Lab: vascular anatomy – US guided biopsies on “agar-phantom”
12:30 – 14:00       Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30       Computer labs: clinical case studies
15:30 – 16:00       Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30       Computer labs: clinical case studies
Social Dinner

Friday, 18 November 2022

09:00 – 10:30       Computer labs: clinical case studies
10:30 – 11:00       Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30       Computer labs: clinical case studies

Course location

Bari, Italy

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