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Overview

This member-exclusive training course sets the standard for ultrasound for rheumatology practice training in the UK.
Date
11 September 2021
Venue
Online
CPD
6 credits
Aimed at consultants, trainees and allied health professionals training in ultrasound (US), this blended learning programme is designed to help you develop the ability to scan peripheral joints, provide a comprehensive review of regional musculoskeletal US and develop clinical and technical knowledge.

The programme focuses on training of US in inflammatory arthritis and hot swollen joints, and is delivered online, with the opportunity for small group live teaching and patient examinations, along with masterclass sessions from our expert faculty.

Our eLearning complements the practical course, with extensive education about US in:
  • Hot joint
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Regional US
Designed for all levels of scanning experience, it's suitable for delegates with basic and intermediate/advanced understanding.

Please note: the course is capped at 30 delegates

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2021 programme

Morning

Machine settings and basic scanning

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:00-09:30

Welcome and introduction

TBC

09:30-10:00

Masterclass: how to use the machine

TBC

10:00-11:00

Machine settings with healthy volunteers

TBC

11:00-11:15

Break

11:15-11:45

Scanning/detecting effusion

11:45-12:45

Scanning for effusion/aspiration – use of phantoms

12:45-13:15

Feedback in small groups

13:15-14:00

Lunch

Afternoon

Scanning in rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis and more

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

14:00-14:30

Scanning in rheumatoid arthritis: role of ultrasound in its diagnosis and management

TBC

14:30-15:30

Scanning rheumatoid arthritis and identifying changes

TBC

15:30-15:45

Break

15:45-16:15

Masterclass: scanning in spondyloarthropathies and crystal arthropathies – role of ultrasound in diagnosis and management

TBC

16:15-17:15

Scanning psoriatic arthritis/crystal arthritis – presenting essential features and components

TBC

17:15-17:30

Summary and feedback

Morning

Hip or temporal arteries focus

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:00-09:30

Welcome and introduction

TBC

09:30-10:00

Complex area: hip or temporal arteries

TBC

10:00-11:00

Complex area: hip or temporal arteries scanning

TBC

11:00-11:15

Break

11:15-11:45

Complex area: shoulder

TBC

11:45-12:45

Complex area: shoulder scanning

TBC

12:45-13:15

Feedback in small groups

13:15-14:00

Lunch

Afternoon

Scanning in rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis and more

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

14:00-14:30

Scanning in rheumatoid arthritis: role of ultrasound in diagnosis and management

TBC

14:30-15:30

Scanning rheumatoid arthritis: grading

TBC

15:30-15:45

Break

15:45-16:15

Masterclass: scanning in spondyloarthropathies and crystal arthropathies – role of ultrasound in diagnosis and management

TBC

16:15-17:15

Scanning psoriatic arthritis/crystal arthritis: optimising your scanning, how to get the best imaging, pitfalls and caveats

TBC

17:15-17:30

Summary and feedback

Pricing

Consultants, trainees and allied health professionals

£275
+VAT

Consultants, trainees and allied health professionals

N/A
+VAT

Bursary

In collaboration with our ultrasound special interest group, we're awarding bursaries worth 50% of the final course price for Ultrasound in rheumatology practice.

Eligibility

  • You must be a BSR member

  • You must have access to an ultrasound machine

  • You must complete our online application form, providing details of your local ultrasound trainer or BSR regional chair, who's endorsed you attending the course

  • You must attend and complete the course

  • You mustn't be funded by another organisation

We'll let you know two weeks before the course whether you've been successful, and we'll send the funding to you six weeks after the event, using the address you provided in your application form unless stated otherwise.

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