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This member-only training programme sets the standard for ultrasound training in the UK.


Date: April and September, 2021

Venue: TBC

CPD: 12 credits

If you're a member with an interest in ultrasound training, this two-day practical course is for you.

Ultrasound for Rheumatology Practice is designed to help you develop the ability to scan peripheral joints, provide a comprehensive review of regional musculoskeletal through ultrasound, develop your clinical and technical ultrasound knowledge.

Taught in small groups with plenty of opportunity to gain hands-on experience, each module will include standard machine-craft core knowledge and will be supported by online learning before and after the face-to-face course.

This blended learning programme aims to support you in your lifelong learning. The modules are:

April topics:

  • Regional ultrasound scanning - upper limb

  • Regional ultrasound scanning -  lower limb

September topics:

  • Ultrasound in inflammatory arthritis (hands and feet)

  • An introduction to the use of ultrasound in hot swollen joint


This course is suitable for delegates with both basic and intermediate scanning experience.