Diagnostic ultrasound is a rapidly developing area within musculoskeletal medicine with a number of allied health and medical professions utilising musculoskeletal ultrasound in their clinical practice.
Whether working within the NHS, private practice or elite sports, if you'd like to add the skills of diagnostic ultrasound assessment to your already established musculoskeletal assessment and treatment skills, the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound PgCert is the course for you. Equally, if you're a radiologist or sonographer who wishes to expand their knowledge and skills of musculoskeletal scanning, this course provides the ideal training and support to help you achieve your goal.
You’ll be taught by full-time clinicians working in the NHS and private sectors, in both point-of-care musculoskeletal clinics and radiology sonography roles. You’ll also benefit from guest lecturers who have expertise in a range of specialist areas including medical physicists, radiographers, consultant musculoskeletal radiologists and consultant rheumatologists. This offers you an exciting combination of clinical expertise, bringing together the different clinical domains where musculoskeletal ultrasound is used. You'll not only learn the core skill of musculoskeletal ultrasound image generation, interpretation, and reporting but there's also a strong emphasis on clinical relevance, clinical reasoning, and you'll learn the impact this can have on patient care.
At Brunel, we understand the challenges of fitting study around work and family life. This is why we also offer the modules from this programme as a CPD (Continuing Professional Development), so you can choose to study one module and return to complete the other module to achieve the full PgCert at a later date. Find out more and to apply.
This course is accredited by the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE), however your situational learning experience must be carried out in the UK or Republic of Ireland in order to gain this accreditation. This provides you with comprehensive training combined with workplace learning to help you become a musculoskeletal sonographer.
This course has also been endorsed by The British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS) and provides CPD credits in accordance with the Royal College of Radiologists.
This programme has been developed in partnership with The Ultrasound Site Ltd, who are established market leaders in musculoskeletal ultrasound training.
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Please note that the application deadline is 31 July 2022.
|The Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
||15, 16 and 17 September 2021
6 and 7 November 2021
8 December 2021
|14, 15 and 16 September 2022
5/6 November 2022
7 December 2022
|Integrating Musculoskeletal Ultrasound into Practice
||12 and 13 January 2022
19 and 20 March 2022
11 May 2022
|11/12 January 2023
11/12 March 2023
10 May 2023
Please note, all incoming health and social care students must be double vaccinated against Covid-19 before the start of the course. More information can be found on the Immunisation Checking web page. ***Brunel is aware that the mandatory vaccine policy is under Ministerial review and we will add an update here in due course.***