Course Dates

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Course Fees

  • Doctors (Specialists) SGD $350.

 

  • Doctors (Specialist - Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore; Member, Society for Emergency Medicine in Singapore): SGD $320

 

  • Doctors (Resident Physicians, Residents, Medical Officers) & other healthcare providers: SGD $300

ACGME COMPETENCY

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

 

  • Patient Care 

  • Medical Knowledge 

  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement 

AACES

Upper Limb MSK Ultrasound Course

A focused and systematic sonographic evaluation of the shoulder, elbow and wrist joint

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 limb injury and complaints. 

 

     Covering the shoulder, elbow and wrist joints in detail, 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, nerves 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 from the European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology guidelines. During these sessions, participants will be guided to perform bedside scans on volunteers with both normal and pathological findings. The scanning protocols and pearls and pitfalls of obtaining high quality diagnoses are emphasized. With more than 5 hours set aside for live demonstration and scanning, and keeping the trainer to trainee ratio at maximum of 1:4, participants will have ample opportunities to practise during the Hands-on Training sessions. 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Sports physicians, 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 point of care ultrasound and ultrasound physics.

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