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Kursussøgning, efter- og videreuddannelse

Companion Animal Diagnostic Imaging - Ultrasonography

Practical information
Study year 2016/2017
Time
Spring
Spring 2018 (every second year)
09.04.2018-13.04.2018
Price

DKK 35.000

Programme level Part Time Master
ECTS 6 ECTS
Course responsible
  • Fintan McEvoy (3-6e756d487b7d766c36737d366c73)
  • Department of Veterinary Clinical and Animal Sciences
Course number: SCAM13022U

Course content

To provide advanced level in techniques, practical skills and interpretation of ultrasonography. The course will be divided into two parts – one at a basic level introducing ultrasonographic examination including sonographic medical physics and an advanced part in which the participants should have acquired some routine in abdominal scans that can be further developed into an advanced level.

The course will contain didactic components concerned with theory and practical exercises to develop and apply knowledge within the area ultrasonography.  Emphasis will be placed on acquiring skills to obtain diagnostic quality images and on the formulation of diagnosis based on imaging findings.
 

Read more about the Master of Companion Animal Science.

Learning outcome

Having completed the course, the student must be able to:

Knowledge
• Define and demonstrate overview of the physical basis for ultrasonography imaging.
• Define, explain and reflect about the systematic approach used in the interpretation of images from this modality
• Explain the current importance of this modalities in veterinary imaging

Skills
• Acquire standard ultrasound images from the (non-cardiac)
• Recognise, name and state common usage of selected ultrasound imaging formats incl, B-mode, M-mode and various forms of Doppler imaging.
• Make an imaging diagnosis from a wide range of common and clearly manifest diseases
 
Competences
• Use their  knowledge, skills to impact on the practice of veterinary medicine in a clinical setting

Mandatory prerequisites

Inclusion criteria for Master's Programme in Companion Animal Clinical Science: Degree in veterinary medicine and at least two years of relevant work experience.

SCAM13001U, SCAM13002U, SCAM13003U, SCAM13004U or one of the following certifications in Companion Animal Diseases:
• DVA in Small Animal Diseases, in Danish known as “certificeret fagdyrlæge i sygdomme hos hunde og katte”
• Swedish specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Swedish known as Steg 1
• Norwegian specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Norwegian known as Specialisering i veterinærmedisin, spesialitet smådyr
• Finnish specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Finnish known as Pieneläinsairauksien erikoiseläinlääkäri

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Education

This course is a specialisation course at the Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science. The Master is a post graduate education targeted small animal veterinarians seeking Continual Professional Development (CPD).

Studyboard

The Study Board for Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science

Course type

Part time Master and Diploma courses

Teacher

Professor Fintan McEvoy, assistant professor Lene E. Buelund, resident Ulrik Westrup

Duration

Practical 5-days course at the University Hospital For Companion Animals (Universitetshospitalet for Familiedyr).

Schedulegroup

Monday - Friday full time
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Teaching and learning methods

A mixture of lectures, e-learning, theoretical and practical exercises. Case-study work.

Capacity

16

Language

English

Literature

Updated literature list will be posted 1 month prior to course start. The participant should have theoretical knowledge updated prior to participation.

Workload

Category Hours
Lectures 12
Theory exercises 25
Practical exercises 25
Preparation 80
Exam 20
English 162

Exam

Type of assessment

Portfolio
As part of the course the student will have to perform oral presentations and hand in a number of written exercises/cases and procedure protocols.

Aid

All aids allowed

Marking scale

7-point grading scale

Criteria for exam assessment

Having completed the course, the student must be able to:

Knowledge
• Define and demonstrate overview of the physical basis for ultrasonography imaging.
• Define, explain and reflect about the systematic approach used in the interpretation of images from this modality
• Explain the current importance of this modalities in veterinary imaging

Skills
• Acquire standard ultrasound images from the (non-cardiac)
• Recognise, name and state common usage of selected ultrasound imaging formats incl, B-mode, M-mode and various forms of Doppler imaging.
• Make an imaging diagnosis from a wide range of common and clearly manifest diseases
 
Competences
• Use their  knowledge, skills to impact on the practice of veterinary medicine in a clinical setting

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Exam period

Exam dates will be published on the programme homepage.

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