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For Equine Vets Everywhere

Fundamentals of Radiography & Ultrasound

06 Jun 2021 09:00 - 15:15

British Racing School,
Newmarket,
CB8 7NU

people iconWho is the course for?

Part of our Fundamentals programme this course is for recent graduates and rusty returners and anyone wanting a recap of the basics

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. Practical teaching will cover the basics of first opinion orthopaedic 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.

Please note that due to COVID regulations and logistics lunch is likely to be a packed lunch and you may be required to bring your own thermos or other mug.


thinking iconKey Learning Objectives

  • How to get the most out of your equipment, avoid common mistakes and trouble-shoot in the field.
  • Acquisition of routine radiographs of the distal limbs, knees, hocks and stifles.
  • Acquisition of standard diagnostic ultrasound images of the DDFT, SDFT, ALDDFT, and SL.
  • Interpretation of normal and abnormal findings on radiographs and ultrasound of the above areas, including identification of artefacts.
  • Confidently recognise when advanced diagnostic imaging modalities are indicated and when to refer.

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Well organized, interesting lectures and helpful practicals. Very friendly speakers!

- 2019 Delegate

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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 
  • Rhiannon Morgan BSc BVSc CertAVP PhD MRCVS, Hertfordshire 
  • Ceri Sherlock BVetMed (Hons) MS MVetMed DipACVS-LA DipECVDI-LA DECVS MRCVS, Kent 
  • Giorgio Ricardi DVM CertISELP MRCVS 

price iconCourse Fees

  • Member price £260
  • Non Member price £520

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  • The full course programme will be available here soon.

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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.


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