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Abdominal Ultrasound (4 Day) December

December 16 - December 19

Format: Lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on scanning experience.

This course will present concise review of ultrasound physics and instrumentation followed by a sequential introduction of the abdominal systems with anatomy and vasculature with the aim of acquiring skills for complete upper abdomen and small parts protocols:

  • Prevertebral Vessels
  • Liver and Biliary System
  • Pancreas and Spleen
  • Kidney and Retroperitoneum
  • Thyroid
  • Scrotum

Case studies and ultrasound images are used to demonstrate the correlation of ultrasound appearance of normal versus abnormal tissues. The afternoon hands-on scanning labs reinforce the knowledge acquired during lectures with the necessary clinical skills to acquire and maximize a diagnostic image. A variety of ultrasound equipment is available in the scan lab.

32 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ – maximum


Advanced Health Education Center
Houston, Texas 77074, United States
Houston, TX 77074 United States