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Back to Basics: Diagnostic Ultrasound Workshop

Back to Basics: Diagnostic Ultrasound Workshop

All you need to know and understand to get you scanning with confidence.

Gain confidence with your ultrasound by understanding the principles and applying these in a practical hands-on one day workshop. Your expert tutors will help you develop a greater understanding of diagnostic ultrasonology to allow you to conquer your fears and scan with confidence.

This course is designed to provide participants with basic principles of abdominal ultrasonography. Topics covered in this workshop will help participants acquire high‑quality images and interpret common diseases of the abdomen. Lectures will review basic physics of diagnostic ultrasound, principles of image formation, and interpretation of principles. The practical component will include scanning dogs in groups of no more than 3 people.

Past Participant:

"Excellent workshop overall. Good mix of lectures and practical. Keeping the groups small also helped. The ultrasound machines provided were excellent. Overall a great introduction to ultrasonography."

Chris Pearson


Saturday 28 October 2017
8:30 - 5:00
National Veterinary Centre
1/28 Burnside Road
Ormeau QLD


BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS GradDipVetClinStud

Jennifer Chau graduated from vet school at the University of Sydney in 2007. She spent 3 years in private practice and developed an interest in ultrasound. Jennifer went onto obtain a Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Studies during her internship at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney. This led to a 3-year Masters degree and residency program in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. Jennifer obtained Fellowship to the Veterinary Radiology Chapter of the ANZCVS in 2017. Her current PhD topic is on hepatobiliary imaging using contrast enhanced computed tomography. Jennifer enjoys working in a veterinary teaching hospital and helping undergraduate veterinary students to achieve their learning goals. She also appreciates the opportunity to be amongst other experts in the field to engage in a multi-disciplinary approach to veterinary science.

BSc BVMS MANZCVS (Radiology)

Timothy has recently become a part of the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital imaging family. A native of Western Australia, Tim has already achieved Australian Membership status in radiology and has a thirst for knowledge and all things radiology. Trained as a classical musician, Tim is meticulous and thorough in his approach to imaging and we look forward to working with him more as he grows into a budding radiologist. Tim is particularly interested in thoracic imaging and respiratory disease.

Course Fees

Member typeEarly birdFull rate
Non-member / eMemberN/A$1494
*Members include: Practice, Professional, Part-time, Recent Graduate, Academic and Student members


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