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Ultrasound Training for Veterinarians and Technicians - Courses 2014

2014 Course Schedule

Ultrasound Training for Veterinarians and Technicians

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  • Principles governing image generation
  • What, when, and why of equipment controls
  • Hands-on scanning of the “Big 5” (liver, spleen, kidneys, and bladder) and right-sided views of the heart
  • Recognition of normal organ...
January 30, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:15pm
January 31, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
March 31, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:15pm
April 1, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
June 28, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:15pm
June 29, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
August 18, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:15pm
August 19, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
September 29, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:15pm
September 30, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
December 1, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:15pm
December 2, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Learn pathology and differential diagnoses of common soft tissue diseases
  • Refinement of abdominal scanning techniques through hands-on instruction
  • Imaging of the more difficult organs (pancreas, adrenals, lymph nodes,...
February 1, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:30pm
February 2, 2014 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
April 2, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:30pm
April 3, 2014 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
July 10, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:30pm
July 11, 2014 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
October 1, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:30pm
October 2, 2014 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
December 3, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:30pm
December 4, 2014 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • A review of clinical cardiology with emphasis on; the indications and interpretation of the physical examination, ECGs and thoracic radiographs and the diagnosis, staging and treatment of common acquired heart disease in the dog and cat
  • ...
February 5, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 6, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 7, 2014 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
April 30, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
May 1, 2014 - 8:00am - 4:30pm
May 2, 2014 - 8:00am - 3:15pm
August 6, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
August 7, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
August 8, 2014 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
November 13, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
November 14, 2014 - 8:00am - 4:30pm
November 15, 2014 - 8:00am - 3:15pm
  • Understand the basic principles of Doppler as it applies to the echocardiogram
  • Recognize normal and abnormal color flow Doppler
  • Recognize normal and abnormal spectral Doppler (PW and CW)
  • Become familiar with the color flow...
February 8, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 9, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 10, 2014 - 8:00am - 1:00pm
May 5, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
May 6, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
May 7, 2014 - 8:00am - 1:00pm
October 13, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 14, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 15, 2014 - 8:00am - 1:00pm
Companion to: Advanced Echocardiography and Doppler in Acquired Heart Disease: Part 1 Cases will emphasize 2D, M-mode, color flow and spectral Doppler echocardiographic cases in dogs and cats.
February 10, 2014 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
February 11, 2014 - 8:00am - 1:00pm
May 8, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Become familiar with advanced techniques to evaluate systolic function
  • Learn how spectral Doppler can be used to help assess:
    • Left ventricular filling pressures and how this relates to the diagnosis of congestive heart failure and...
February 11, 2014 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
February 12, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
June 17, 2014 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
June 18, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 18, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 19, 2014 - 8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Following successful completion of all four components of this class, students will receive a Certificate of Completion in Advanced Imaging
  • This veterinary training program is designed to meet the growing demand for veterinarians to become...
February 24, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 25, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 26, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 27, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 28, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
March 1, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
April 7, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
April 8, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
April 9, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
April 10, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
April 11, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
April 12, 2014 - 8:00am - 1:00pm
July 21, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
July 22, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
July 23, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
July 24, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
July 25, 2014 - 8:00am - 1:00pm
July 26, 2014 - 8:00am - 1:00pm
October 27, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 28, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 29, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 30, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 31, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
November 1, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 23, 2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 24, 2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 25, 2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 26, 2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 27, 2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 28, 2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • This course will cover Doppler imaging and its applications for portosystemic shunt evaluation as well as imaging non-cardiac thoracic structures, ocular, and cervical region
  • Case studies and discussions
  • Will include...
March 6, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:30pm
March 7, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 3, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:30pm
October 4, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • This course will include group presentations of real small animal clinical soft tissue cases
  • Interpretation and discussion of initial history, physical exam and clinical findings will be followed by live scanning demos of each animal...
March 8, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
July 13, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 5, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • This course will include group presentations of real small animal clinical cardiac cases.
  • Interpretation and discussion of initial history, physical exam and clinical findings will be followed by live scanning demos of each animal
  • ...
March 9, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
May 4, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
August 10, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

(in Veterinary Medicine)**

This course will focus on assessing trauma cases with ultrasound and encompass:

  • Standardized "extension" of the physical exam for rapid diagnosis of life threatening abdominal and thoracic conditions
  • ...
April 23, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
August 20, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Expand on skills acquired in Basic and Diagnostic courses
  • Hands-on scanning only, no lecture
April 24, 2014 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
April 25, 2014 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
November 20, 2014 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
November 21, 2014 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Companion to: Echocardiography Diagnostics and Clinical Utility
Cases will emphasize the evaluation of 2D and M-mode echocardiographic studies in dogs and cats.

May 3, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
August 9, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Become familiar with the following aspects of common congenital heart defects in the dog and cat:
    • Breed predilections
    • Clinical signs and physical examination findings
    • Contrast studies (bubble studies)
      • Become familiar...
June 16, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
June 17, 2014 - 8:00am - 1:00pm
October 15, 2014 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
October 16, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Review of common cardiac diseases and principles of diagnosis, staging and management with emphasis on the role of echocardiography
  • This course will be predominantly case based and attendees will be encouraged to participate in the evaluation...
June 19, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
June 20, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 22, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 23, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Honing your Sonographic Diagnostic Skills “Blending the Medicine with the Sonogram”
  • This course will include a two part lecture series regarding the clinical and sonographic presentations of all major organ systems in canine, feline, and ferret medicine.
  • The objective of the course is to aid the clinical sonographer to...
July 8, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
July 9, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
(in Veterinary Medicine)**
  • The main objective of this course is to enhance the participant’s skills and knowledge to utilize ultrasound in clinically relevant musculoskeletal and cervical regions
  • Review relevant normal anatomy and scanning tips for superficial...
July 12, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
November 22, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

A practical approach to canine and feline electrocardiography. Following this comprehensive 2 day ECG course, attendees will be able to interpret clinically relevant canine and feline ECG abnormalities. This course will review the basics of ECG...

August 4, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
August 5, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Honing your Sonographic Diagnostic Skills “Blending the Medicine with the Sonogram”

  • This course will take the attendee from the moment the patient presents to the clinician, through the clinical workup, and culminating with the sonographic...
August 21, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
August 22, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Obtaining a better understanding of disease processes pertaining to felines
  • Increase skill level of hands-on scanning techniques for both the abdomen and heart
  • Learn current therapies used for treatment of feline diseases
September 10, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
September 11, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Companion to: Advanced Echocardiography and Doppler in Acquired Heart Disease: Part 2
Cases will emphasize 2D, M-mode, color flow and spectral Doppler echocardiographic cases in cats.

September 12, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 20, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

This course will cover both thoracic and abdominal imaging, special procedures such as esophagrams and upper gastrointestinal procedures as well as how to perform these procedures.

  • Case based presentations to apply the information learned...
September 13, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
September 14, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Companion to: Advanced Echocardiography and Doppler in Acquired Heart Disease: Part 3
Cases will emphasize 2D, M-mode, color flow and spectral Doppler echocardiographic cases in dogs and cats.

October 17, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Companion to: Advanced Echocardiography and Doppler in Acquired Heart Disease: Part 2
Cases will emphasize 2D, M-mode, color flow and spectral Doppler echocardiographic cases in dogs.

October 21, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Discussion of canine neoplasms as well as case-based discussions in canine medicine will be presented
  • Case discussions will integrate the clinical history, clinical exam findings, laboratory data, and radiographic/ultrasonographic findings...
December 5, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
December 6, 2014 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Discussion of feline neoplasms as well as case-based discussions in canine medicine will be presented
  • Case discussions will integrate the clinical history, clinical exam findings, laboratory data, and radiographic/ultrasonographic findings...
December 7, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

* All courses, dates and locations maybe subject to change without notice.

* CE credit hours are subject to regulatory review by state and may change without notice. Course meets the requirements for noted number of hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB’s RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education.