Ultrasound of the Spleen

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What you'll learn

Diagnostic ultrasound is a rapidly evolving imaging technology that is utilized in both industrialized and developing countries. Since its introduction, its application was widespread in anatomical imaging, blood flow measurement, and evaluation of physiology in almost all aspects of medicine. The ultrasound imaging technique has replaced or complemented a large number of radiographic and nuclear medicine procedures and has opened new diagnostic investigation areas. read more »»

A good medical practice requires ultrasonography practitioners to consider the risks and benefits of diagnostic examinations and to take all proper measures to ensure maximum patient benefit with minimum risk. Health care professionals should have adequate and thorough knowledge of ultrasound equipment, indications, contraindications, and how to use ultrasound, which is very important for diagnosing and reducing the risk of further complications.

This module teaches you how to prepare for and perform an ultrasound examination of the spleen. Including both Learn and Test modes, the online simulator offers three different scan scenarios, including normal and pathological cases, and helps you learn the spleen scan protocol.

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 spleen and vascular structures, with our 3D anatomy model
  • To identify the clinical symptoms of splenic disease
  • How to differentiate normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of the spleen
  • How to obtain images of the vascular flow of the splenic artery and vein
  • How to explain and demonstrate the use of breathing techniques to obtain optimal images of the spleen

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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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