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 will be taught by full-time clinicians working in the NHS and private sectors, in both point of care and radiology roles. This offers you an exciting combination of clinical expertise, bridging the different clinical domains where musculoskeletal ultrasound is used. You will not only learn the core skill of musculoskeletal ultrasound image generation, interpretation and reporting but gain strong emphasis clinical relevance, clinical reasoning and 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 CPPD (Continuing Personal and 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. To find out more and to apply please click here.
This course is accredited by Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE) accredited for UK situational learning experiences only and provides you with comprehensive training combined with workplace learning to help you become a musculoskeletal sonographer.
This programme has been developed in partnership with The Ultrasound Site Ltd, established market leaders in musculoskeletal ultrasound training.
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The fundamentals of musculoskeletal ultrasound: This module starts on 16th September 2020. You'll be expected to attend contact or examination days on 16th, 17th and 18th September 2020, 7th and 8th November 2020 and 9th December 2020.
Integrating musculoskeletal ultrasound into practice: This module starts on 13th January 2020. You'll be expected to attend contact or examination days on 13th and 14th January 2021, 20th and 21st March 2021 and 5th May 2021.