MSK Ultrasound (Hands-On)

Welcome to our UK MSK Ultrasound study break in Cambridge.

We welcome a range of professions to this unique, hands-on course, from Radiologists, Registrars, Sonographers, Rheaumatologists, Surgeons and Primary Care GP’s/Doctors, through to Physiotherapists and Osteopaths.

Join us in Cambridge, for a training event like no other, as we delve into the practical aspects of delivering MSK Ultrasound within your hospital/surgery or Physio/Osteopathy setting.

JCA Seminars are pleased to offer this practical MSK course, providing an opportunity to gain hands-on ultrasound experience under the watchful eye of our experts. Using Esaote ultrasound machines, we’ll cover the do’s and don’ts of MSK Ultrasound for shoulder, hand, wrist, elbow, foot, ankle, and knee, in addition to lumps and bumps and interventional procedures. You’ll also benefit from the unique opportunity to practice on live models, to hone in your skill set as well as diagnostic ability.

This course will take place in the beautiful city of Cambridge, and you have the option to attend the whole week or the day(s) of your particular interest.

Accredited by The Royal College of Radiologists – 20 CPD/CME credits will be awarded to those who attend the week (4 per day) 


Programme

Day 1 –  Ultrasound of the Shoulder (with Lizz Bowles, Consultant Sonographer)

09.30 – 09.45 – Welcome with Tea / Coffee ,
09.45 – 10.30 – Lecture: Ultrasound of the Shoulder
10.30- 11.00 – Demonstration
11.00 – 11.30 – Tea/Coffee
11.20 – 12.30 – Hands-On Session
12.30 – 13.15 – Lunch
13.15 – 15.00 – Hands-On Session
15.00 – 15.20 – Tea/Coffee
15.20 – 16.00 – Hands-On Session

Day 2 –  Ultrasound Hand & Wrist (with Melanie Hopper, Radiologist)

9.45 – 10.00 – Registration with Tea / Coffee
10.00 – 10.15 – Lecture: Principles MSK Ultrasound
10.15 – 10.25 –Demonstration – Wrist: Bones and Joints
10.25 – 10.35 – Lecture: Basic MSK Sonographic Signs part 1
10.35 – 10.55 – Hands on Session
10.55 – 11.15 – Tea/Coffee
11.15 – 11.25 – Basic MSK Sonographic Signs part 2
11.25 – 11.35 – Demonstration – Wrist: Tendons
11.35 – 11.55 – Hands on Session
11.55 – 12.05 – Demonstration – Wrist: Fibro-Osseous Tunnels
12.05 – 12.30 – Hands On Session
12.30 – 1315 – Lunch
13.15 – 13.25 – UCL of the Thumb
13.25 – 13.45 – Hands on Session
13.45 – 13.55 – Demonstration – Fingers : Joints
13.55 – 14.10 – Hands On Session
14.10 – 14.20 – Demonstration – Fingers : Tendons
14.20 – 14.35 – Hands On Session
14.35 – 14.45 – Demonstration – Fingers : Pulleys, Volar Plate and Collateral Ligaments
14.45 – 15.00 – Hands On Session
15.00 – 15.20 – Tea/Coffee
15.20 – 15.30 – Demonstration
15.30 – 15.50 – Hands on Session & Trouble Shooting
15.50 – 16.00 – Closing Remarks

Day 3 –  Interventional Ultrasound (with Jon Scrivens, Consultant Sonographer)

9.45 – 10.00 – Welcome with Tea / Coffee
10.00 – 11.00 – Lecture: Overview of Interventional Procedures
11.00 – 11.15 – Tea/Coffee
11.15 – 12.00 – Demonstration incl. needle positions
12.00 – 12.30 – Hands-On Session
12.30 – 13.30 – Lunch
13.30 – 15.00 – Hands-On Session
15.00 – 15.30 – Tea/Coffee
15.30 – 16.00 – Hands-On Session

Day 4 –  Ultrasound of Lumps & Bumps Incl. Hernia (with Jon Scrivens, Consultant Sonographer)

9.30 – 9.45 – Welcome with Tea/Coffee
9.45 – 11.15 – Lecture: Overview of Lumps and Bumps
11.15 – 11.30 – Tea/Coffee
11.30 – 12.00 – Demonstration – Hernias
12.00 – 12.30 – Hands-On Session
12.30 – 13.15 – Lunch
13.15 – 14.30 – Hands-On Session
14.30 – 14.45 – Tea/Coffee
14.45 – 15.30 – Hands-On Session

Day 5 – Ultrasound of the Lower Limbs (Incl. Hip & Knee)

9.45 – 10.00 – Welcome with Tea/Coffee
10.00 – 10.45 – Lecture: Overview of the Lower Limbs
10.45 – 11.15 – Demonstration – Foot and Ankle
11.15 – 11.30 – Tea/Coffee
11.30 – 12.30 – Hands-On Session
12.30 – 13.15 – Lunch
13.15 – 13.45 – Demonstration – Knee
13.45 – 15.00 – Hands-On Session
15.00 – 15.30 – Tea/Coffee
15.30 – 16.00 – Hands-On Session

Gynae Imaging Course

 Join our two-day Gynae Imaging Course as we once again return to London, for the first time since 2019.

Suitable for Radiologists, Registrars through to Radiographers and Sonographers, already covering, or interested in, Gynaecology, Abdominal Imaging and Obstetrics, we’ll be covering a range of conditions associated with gynaecological imaging.

Over two days, join our faculty experts, as we cover how to acquire the best possible images over multiple imaging modalities including Ultrasound, MRI, and CT, and how to read these images. Past courses have included a range of cases from Ectopic Pregnancy and Pelvic Floor Disorder, through to Adnexal Masses, Endometriosis and DWI.

This course has the ultimate aim to sharpen reporting skills and optimise scanning efficiency, to improve patient outcomes for all.

10 CPD credits can be claimed in accordance with the CPD scheme of The Royal College of Radiologists.

Schedule

 
 
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Breast Imaging Course

Join our Breast Imaging Course in London, this December, as we cover a range of developments and cases within Breast Imaging.

This in-person Breast Radiology event will be held in London, and provide an opportunity for Radiologists and Radiographers, to further learn & understand a range of screening and symptomatic settings in breast, whilst identifying different pathologies.

Our professional yet approachable environment, will enable lots of discussion and offer crucial tips and tricks to optimise scanning using the latest technologies, ultimately improving efficiency and patient outcomes in your daily Breast Screening practice.

ACCREDITATION: 10 CPD credits can be gained in accordance with The Royal College of Radiologists

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PROGRAMME COMING SOON

Courses in the past have included the following sessions:

  • Medicolegal Aspects of Breast Practice – Radiological Perspective 
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography
  • Challenging MDT Cases 
  • The perils & pitfalls of ABUS imaging 
  • Imaging the Axilla in Breast Cancer – Why is it so controversial? –
  • Personalised Screening
  • Family History Screening
  • Secondary Breast Cancer
  • Interesting Cases / Difficult Cases & Lessons Learnt  
  • Second look: Ultrasound after MRI
  • Breast Implants and Reconstruction 
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