Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course

A focused & systematic US evaluation of the upper & lower limb joints

Course Dates 

1 -2 July 2021

Course Fee

Doctors

(Specialists & Family Physician): 

S$750

All others

S$600

Course Fees are

inclusive of 7% GST

This course is designed to meet one or more of the following ACGME competencies: 

 

  • Patient Care 

  • Medical Knowledge 

  • Practice-Based Learning &  Improvement 

ACGME Competency

Course Description

Specifically designed for healthcare providers who are exploring point of care ultrasound to enhance the evaluation and management of the patients with upper and lower limb injury and complaints.
Covering all the major joints, this course presents a systematic and focused assessment with ultrasound. Lectures are succinct and delivered in an interactive format. The participant will develop ultrasound pattern recognition of the major tendons, ligaments, and muscles surrounding these joints. The case discussions will focus on pathologies that are commonly encountered.

The Hands-on Training is the cornerstone of the program. The scanning protocols are adapted mainly from the European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology guidelines. During these sessions, participants will be guided to perform bedside scans on volunteers. The scanning protocols and pearls and pitfalls of obtaining high-quality diagnoses are emphasized. With 9 hours set aside for live demonstration and scanning, and keeping the trainer to trainee ratio to a maximum of 1:4, participants will have ample opportunities to practise during the Hands-on training sessions.

Learning Objectives

Who Should Attend

Sports physician, orthopaedic surgeons, emergency physicians, nurse practitioners, residents, medical officers and healthcare workers involved in the management of patients with musculoskeletal complaints. Participants should already have a basic understanding and appreciation of ultrasound physics.

Course Fees are

inclusive of 7% GST

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