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For Equine Vets Everywhere

POSTPONED: Fundamentals of Radiography & Ultrasound

19 Jun 2020 09:00 - 18:00

Rossdales Equine Hospital,
Newmarket,
CB8 7NN

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to run our normal CPD programme until July at the earliest. This means Fundamentals of Radiography and Ultrasound will not take place on the 11-12 June 2020.

We are in the process of rearranging the date and hope for it to run in September 2020. We will provide a further update as soon as we have one.


people iconWho is the course for?

The course is designed for young vets, it is part of our Fundamentals programme. It would also be suitable for those who want to refresh their knowledge.

book iconAbout the Course

A day discussing the radiography and ultrasound skills deemed essential for any vet seeing horses in general practice. Pre-course online learning will allow for emphasis on the day to be placed on the practical skills required and panel discussions. There will be both theory and practical teaching on the basics of radiography, how to take good radiographs and how to interpret them. The same format will be provided for ultrasound of the distal limb in the field. There will also be theory and discussion on when advanced imaging is indicated, which should give practitioners the confidence to refer appropriately for modalities such as MRI and CT.

Coronavirus Covid-19 Update

BEVA's CPD program will continue as usual until further notice. We are asking all delegates to follow our guidelines when attending meetings in person. Read the guidelines here.

thinking iconKey Learning Objectives

  • Develop an understanding of radiography and ultrasonography, how to get the most out of your equipment and how to correct common mistakes in the field.
  • Enhance your practical skills in achieving the best diagnostic quality images possible.
  • Refresh and update your knowledge on interpreting normal and abnormal findings on radiographs and ultrasound images, including identification of artefacts.
  • Confidently recognise which diagnostic imaging modalities are appropriate and when.
  • Applying what has been learnt to real case situations and discussing different approaches to cases.

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Well organised, interesting lectures and helpful practicals. Very friendly speakers

- 2019 Delegate

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click iconPre-course learning

This course has pre-learning which takes place on the online learning platform two weeks before the practical day. The pre-learning includes:

  • How to get the best out of your X-ray equipment - Lucy Grieve
  • The physics of ultrasound and relating it to practice – Hannah Yeates
  • Setting up your ultrasound machine and commonly encountered artefacts – Hannah Yeates
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    organiser iconCourse Organiser

    •  Sarah Boys Smith MA VetMB CertES(Orth) DipECVS Dip ACVSMR MRCVS, Suffolk

    speaker iconCourse Speakers

    • Sarah Boys Smith MA VetMB CertES(Orth) DipECVS Dip ACVSMR MRCVS, Suffolk
    • Lucy Grieve MA VetMB MRCVS, Suffolk
    • Josie Meehan - Radiography Practical, Suffolk
    • Rhiannon Morgan BSc BVSc CertAVP PhD MRCVS, Hertfordshire
    • Ceri Sherlock BVetMed (Hons) MS MVetMed DipACVS-LA DipECVDI-LA DECVS MRCVS, Kent

    price iconCourse Fees

    • BEVA members £260
    • Non members £520

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    Terms & Conditions
    • Cancellation more than 6 weeks prior to the start of the course: A refund will be made less a 10% administrative charge.
    • Cancellation less than 6 weeks prior to the start of the course: No refunds can be guaranteed, but if BEVA can resell the place a refund will be made less a 20% administrative charge.
    • Transfer of Delegate: Booked places can be transferred to another person. If the transferee is not a BEVA Member he/she will be liable for the difference between the Member and Non-Member delegate rates.
    • Insurance: All delegates must have appropriate liability and professional indemnity insurance.
    • Safety: Delegates must bring appropriate safety wear (coveralls, hard hats, boots etc) to courses involving practical sessions.
    • Data Protection: I understand that BEVA may pass my details to the organisers or sponsors of the courses unless I have specified otherwise.
    • Compliance: I am a qualified to undertake the procedures being taught, or I am in training for such a qualification, in which case I will make the organisers aware of my status.

    By registering for this event, I confirm that I accept the above terms and conditions.