Small animal ultrasound training classes

Level I: ULTRASOUND PHYSICAL PRINCIPLES
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  • Ultrasound terminology and patient preparation
  • Advantages and disadvantages of ultrasound
  • Scanner controls
  • Mode of echo display
  • Artifacts
  • Orientation and labeling of the images
  • Doppler
  • FNA and biopsies guided by ultrasound
  • General scan of abdominal organs
  • General scan of thorax and basic echocardiography
Level II: ADVANCED ABDOMINAL ULTRASOUND
  • Quick scan of the abdominal cavity
  • Liver protocol
  • Urinary bladder protocol
  • Kidneys and adrenal glands
  • Pancreas
  • Gastrointestinal system
  • Genital system

- A minimum of 6-8 hrs a month is recommended.
- Attendants should have had completed basic ultrasound training classes or have some knowledge in basic sonography.

 

ADVANCED ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
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  • ositioning (R & L parasternal)
  • LAX (long axis images)
  • SAX (short axis images)
  • m-mode measurements (LV, Ao/LA ratio, MV)
  • Cardiac function
  • Doppler (pulse wave, continuous wave, color flow Doppler)

- A minimum of 6-8 hrs a month is recommended.
- Excellent course for veterinarians and technicians who have completed basic ultrasound training classes; and wish to learn more about echocardiography.

For a complete schedule of classes, locations and tuition:

please call 305-962-5207,

e-mail us at: office@dsuvet.com

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