The Why, What, & How of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
This course has been designed to improve understanding of the uses of real time ultrasound in the field of musculoskeletal (MSK) rehabilitation, and introduce participants to the 'what' and 'how to' of MSK imaging.
Duration: approx. 2-2.5 Hrs
This course aims to
Enhance awareness of the applications of ultrasound in differential diagnosis, in developing treatment direction, and in rehabilitation.
Provide a basic understanding of the physiological mechanisms by which ultrasound works, and it's interaction with different MSK tissues.
Improve practical skills through familiarisation with the user interface ('knobology') and keys for image optimisation.
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|Introduces the course and addresses general applications of ultrasound assessment.|
|Unit 1||Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound|
|Unit 2||Applications of MSK Ultrasound in a Rehabilitation Setting|
|Module 2||The Technical|
|Looks deeper into how our ultrasound imaging is achieved, and looks at fine tuning and troubleshooting practices and techniques.|
|Unit 1||Basic Principles of Ultrasound|
|Unit 2||Image Optimisation & 'Knobology'|
|Unit 3||Troubleshooting MSK Ultrasound|
|Module 3||References and Quiz|
|References used in preparing this course, and a self-assessment quiz.|
|Unit 1||References & Quiz|