Sat, 27 Aug|
Australian Animal Protection Society
Two-day Small Animal Basic Abdominal Ultrasound Course
Are you ready to become confident in scanning all abdominal organs systematically and consistently? Join Soundiagnosis Academy for our highly anticipated two-day course in Basic Abdominal Ultrasound! Places are very limited, registration opens at 8.00am on Saturday 14th May.
Time & Location
27 Aug, 8:00 am AEST – 28 Aug, 6:00 pm AEST
Australian Animal Protection Society, 26 Aegean Ave, Keysborough VIC 3173, Australia
About the event
Are you ready to become confident in scanning all abdominal organs systematically and consistently? Join Soundiagnosis Academy for our highly anticipated two-day course in Basic Abdominal Ultrasound! This course combines both theory and a large amount of practical abdominal scanning. It is tailored so that all attendees are able to image all abdominal organs confidently and consistently and know how to perform a full thorough abdominal ultrasound by the end of the session. Normal appearance of each abdominal organ will be presented.
What you will learn:
- Getting familiar with all the steps to perform a full thorough Abdominal Ultrasound exam
- Knowing all the probe movements and landmarks in order to find consistently and confidently all abdominal organs
- Knowing how to recognise normal from abnormal appearances for each abdominal organ
- Getting familiar with reference range measurements for abdominal organs in dogs and cats
Cost: $3000 (including GST) per person
8.00am – 8.30am: Registration
8.30am – 9.30am: Introduction, Ultrasound applications, Knobology, Patient Preparation
9.30am – 10.30am: Ultrasonography of the urinary tract
10.30am - 10.45am: Coffee break
10.45am – 11.45am: Ultrasonography of the spleen and liver
11.45am – 1.00pm: Practical scanning of urinary tract, spleen, and liver
1.00pm – 1.30pm: Lunch break
1.30pm - 3.30pm: Ultrasonography of gastrointestinal tract and pancreas
3.30pm ‐ 3.45pm: Coffee break
3.45pm - 6.00pm: Practical scanning of gastrointestinal tract and pancreas & review Day 1 organ
8.30am - 10.30am: Ultrasonography of the adrenal glands, lymph nodes and peritoneum
10.30am - 10.45am: Coffee break
10.45am - 12.30pm: Practical scanning of adrenals, abdominal lymph nodes and peritoneum
12.30pm - 1.30pm: Lunch break
1.30pm - 2.30pm: Ultrasonography of the reproductive tract (male and female)
2.30pm – 2.45pm: Ultrasound-guided FNA and biopsy techniques / Interventional ultrasonography
2.45pm - 3.00pm: Coffee break
3.00pm - 5.00pm: Practical scanning of reproductive tract, review of all organs + practice on phantoms ultrasound guided-sampling technique
Dr Veronica Damian MVZ, MVS, MANZCVSc (Radiology)
Veronica studied a Bachelor in Veterinary Science at UNAM Mexico. (Honours and University Medal) and a Master in Veterinary Studies (Radiology) at The University of Melbourne NVE (2008). She is Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (MANZCVSc Radiology) 2009, Australasian Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging since 2003 and American Colleage of Veterinary Radiology since 2003. She is founder and director of Soundiagnosis, a Mobile Veterinary Ultrasound company for small animal practices in Melbourne Australia where she has trained all the vets within the team. She has been performing Diagnostic Ultrasound since 2004 in Mexico City and since 2009 in Australia. She was head of the Radiology Department at the University (UNAM Cuautitlan) in Mexico and has taught many veterinary students and graduates how to perform ultrasounds. She also has given talks, seminars, webinars and workshops in Australia and overseas. Her bubbly personality and passion for Ultrasound will make you fall in love of this Diagnostic modality.
Dr Myriam Baranger-Ete DVM EMSAVM MRCVS
Myriam obtained her DVM degree from l’ Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d'Alfort (France), with an externship at the University of Montreal (Canada) and a Masters degree in Small Animal Veterinary Medicine (Internal Medicine & Diagnostic Imaging) at the European School of Advanced Veterinary Studies (University of Luxemburg).
She is Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (London), l' Ordre National des Veterinaires (France), Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong and the AVA Singapore. She is an active Member of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology, International Veterinary Ultrasound Society and Australasian Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. She was Co-founder and Director of “Hong Kong Mobile Veterinary Ultrasound Service" (2013-2018), “Asia Veterinary Diagnostics” (veterinary specialty laboratory) (2014-2018); and is now Director of “International Veterinary Services” , “Singapore Veterinary Imaging”, “Malaysia Mobile Ultrasound Service” and Regional Director of “ Asia Veterinary Diagnostics-Antech Asia” laboratories.” She has been providing Small Animal Mobile Ultrasound Referral Service and Ultrasound Education (Courses/ Workshops/ In-clinic training) over Asia since 2013. Myriam has years of experience training veterinarians around the world in the area of Diagnostic Ultrasound, she is practical and gives 1000% in every workshop and course she delivers. Her energetic and engaging personality will make you want to take more courses with her.
Dr Priscilla Foong BVSc
Priscilla studied a Bachelor in Veterinary Science at the University of Melbourne. Following that, she also studied Sonology Distance Education program at the Univeristy of Sydney and Rabbits, Rodents and Feline Internal Medicine Distance Education program at the Univeristy of Sydney. Priscilla has been working in General Veterinary Practice (medicine and surgery) in Melbourne since 2009. She joined Soundiagnosis in 2014 and has now more than 6 years experience in Diagnostic Ultrasound.
Dr Phoebe Nunn BVSc
Phoebe studied a Bachelor of Veterinary Science at the University of Melbourne, graduating in the class of 2013. Initially starting in mixed practice, Phoebe’s love of Diagnostic Ultrasound was sparked during her on call work. When she shifted to a large small animal hospital, she continued to see the benefits and numerous applications of Diagnostic Ultrasound in daily general practice life. Phoebe pursued her love of ultrasound by joining Soundiagnosis, a Mobile Veterinary Ultrasound company in 2018, where she continues to work to this day. She also remains in general practice and is currently completing her International Veterinary Ultrasound Society Certification. Phoebe is thrilled to be part of Sound Academy. She loves teaching and is passionate about developing the confidence in veterinarians that will allow use them to use ultrasound daily in small animal practice.
Basic Abdominal Ultrasound
26 Aug, 5:00 pm AEST
This ticket is for both days of the course and includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon refreshments