Ultrasound of the Liver

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What you'll learn

Ultrasound has become one of the essential diagnostic aids in the field of medicine due to increased abnormalities and defects in the organs. It uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the body on to the monitor. It is also called sonography.

Ultrasound of the liver has been an essential diagnostic tool at present times due to an increase in liver diseases. They are critical to detect changes in the liver. It is the frontline diagnostic tool in detecting any liver diseases. Damage to the liver cells by any pathology can be easily seen in ultrasound scans.

This module teaches you how to prepare for and perform an ultrasound examination of the liver. Including both Learn and Test modes, the online simulator offers three different scan scenarios, including regular and pathological cases, and shows how to perform an ultrasound of the liver. Practice the steps of the procedures online as often as you want, until you feel confident.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • life science graduates
  • Radiology technicians

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • To better visualize and understand the liver and surrounding structures, with our 3D anatomy model
  • To identify the clinical symptoms of liver disease
  • How to differentiate normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of the liver
  • How to explain and demonstrate the use of breathing techniques to obtain optimal images of the liver

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For: intermediates

*Please note certificate will be available for download post 24 hours of successful course completion with a minimum of  80% score in the quiz.

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