Abdominal Ultrasound Course The University of Sharjah Clinical and Surgical Training Center

The course will introduce the fundamental Sonography theory, including terminology and equipment. It will provide a study of the clinical applications of Abdominal Sonography, including positioning and scanning protocol. The course will have a strong hands-on component spending several of practice. Anatomical structures will include, Abdominal Vasculature, Liver, Gallbladder & Biliary System, Pancreas, Spleen and Kidneys. Specific pathology and clinical symptomatology will be covered as they relate to the sonographic appearance of these structures. Interpretation and critique of normal and abnormal anatomy with a clinical correlation and image information will be presented. 

 Lectures will focus in the above mentioned aspects as well as on how to collect patient information relevant to the different ultrasound studies, and how to correlate with the sonographic findings. This course provides a fundamental theory and hands-on to the doctor to understand and to start practicing an abdominal ultrasound examination.

Course Outcomes

This course provides the essential practical and theoretical elements to make US  an integrated examination in the daily clinical practice 

What is unique about this Workshop

  • Hands-on experience with volunteers.  
  • Highly experienced faculty 

Target Audience

General Practitioner, Specialist doctors interested in US, Radiographers, Medical students and MDI health science students 

Programme

Day 1

  • Ultrasound Physics & Techniques used in Abdominal Ultrasound 
  • Ultrasound Nomenclature 
  • Ultrasound Anatomy of the Liver, Biliary Tree & Gallbladder 
  • Liver (Benign Pathology) 
  • Liver (Malignant Pathology)  
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tree Pathology  
  • Training (Hands-On) a 30 or Case Study 

Day 2

  • Pancreas, Spleen, Portal System & Ascites  
  • Kidneys, Ureters & Bladder (Normal and Obstructive Pathology) 
  • Kidneys, Ureters & Bladder (Non-Obstructive Pathology) 
  • Major Abdominal Vessels Appendix 
  • Ultrasound Guided Abdominal Intervention Procedures 
  • Training (Hands-on) a30 or Case Study  
  • Certificate & Ceremony 

Dates:

  • 4th - 5th November 2016
  • 4th - 5th April 2017


The University of Sharjah Clinical and Surgical Training Center encompass Sharjah Surgical Institute (SSI), Clinical Training Centre (CTC), Laser Training and research Centre and Samsung-Medison Ultrasound Centre. The facility is state-of-the-art training complex for health care professionals in the region, which is regarded as one of the best training facility in the MENA region. The centre is equipped with top quality laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery facility using animal, dry lab and virtual reality platforms.

It is the University of Sharjah first “Special Unit” a cost center, which achieved financial independence and sustainability from the first year of operation.

Since its inauguration in May 2010 the centre has conducted 301 surgical and clinical training courses involving more than 4,830 doctors, nurses and other health professionals from UAE, GCC, Middle East, India and Pakistan as well as some African Countries.

Our centers are accredited provider of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) by UAE Health Authorities. All courses offered at all the centers are awarded CPD points commensurate with the length and quality of courses.  This service has enhanced the status of the Centers.

Our training activities are accredited by international professional institutions including American Heart Association, Royal College of Surgeons of England/ Glasgow and Ireland, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO), European Surgical Association and Fotona Laser Academy. The Ultrasound courses is being considered by WINFOCUS.

Training curriculum follows standards of American Heart Association, American College of Surgeons, European Surgical Institute , ITLS  international , Royal College of Surgeons and Advanced Life Support Group.

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