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Small Animal Ultrasound Series 

CE Hours: 15 hours each of North Carolina Continuing Veterinary Medical Education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Full attendance is required to receive total CVME credit. This program also abides by the standards of the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) and is part of the Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) events for NC and out-of-state attendees.

The program on Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasound is designed to give veterinarians and veterinary technicians experience with diagnostic ultrasound. The lectures will focus on various abdominal organs as well as examples of abnormal cases.

This course provides lectures and hands-on laboratories for practitioners who wish to become more competent at abdominal ultrasonography in the small animal patient. It will provide a solid foundation in ultrasound physics, anatomy and a large number of case examples. In addition, this course allows hands-on experience for the practitioner.

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Upcoming Course Dates 

Saturday8:00 AM

Small Animal Ultrasound Series – 2018

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Saturday8:00 AM

Small Animal Ultrasound Series – 2018

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Saturday8:00 AM

Small Animal Ultrasound Series – 2018

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Saturday8:00 AM

Small Animal Ultrasound Series – 2018

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

This schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

Saturday Schedule

Time Event
7:30AM – 8:00AM Check-In
8:00AM – 8:50AM Introduction to Ultrasound:  Knobology, Application, and Techniques
8:50AM – 9:00AM Break
9:00AM – 9:50AM Organ Evaluation:  Liver
9:50AM – 10:00AM Break
10:00AM – 12:00PM Lab – Basic Ultrasound Techniques:  Liver and Spleen
12:00PM – 1:00PM Lunch (provided)
1:00PM – 1:50PM Organ Evaluation:  Kidney and Urinary Bladder
1:50PM – 2:00PM Break
2:00PM – 2:50PM Organ Evaluation:  Gastrointestinal Tract
2:50PM – 3:00PM Break
3:00PM – 5:00PM Lab – Kidneys, Urinary Bladder, and Gastrointestinal Tract

 

Sunday Schedule

 

Time Event
8:00AM – 8:50AM Organ Evaluation:  Spleen and Pancreas
8:50AM – 9:00AM Break
9:00AM – 9:50AM Organ Evaluation:  Small Parts (Adrenal Glands, Lymph Nodes, Prostate)
9:50AM – 10:00AM Break
10:00AM – 12:00PM Lab – Adrenal Glands, Pancreas, and Lymph Nodes
12:00PM – 1:00PM Lunch (provided)
1:00PM – 1:50PM Case Presentations
1:50PM – 2:00PM Break
2:00PM – 4:00PM Lab – Hands-on Overview of the Abdomen

Animal sedation and monitoring performed by Dr. Bernie Hansen. Animals provided by the veterinary students at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. Laboratories have been reviewed and approved by the NC State University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. 

A block of rooms will be reserved at the Ramada Inn Blue Ridge, located at 1520 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh. This hotel is next door and within walking distance to the the College. To make your reservation, please call 919-832-4100 and reference the group code below based on training dates:

  • January 2018: Arrival – January 26; Departure – January 28; Group Code – GCULTRASOUND126; Cut off date – 1/12/18
  • April 2018: Arrival – April 20; Departure – April 22; Group Code – GCULTRASOUND420; Cut off date – 4/6/18
  • July 2018: Arrival – July 27; Departure – July 29; Group Code – GCULTRASOUND727; Cut off date – 7/13/18
  • September 2018: Arrival – September 28; Departure – September 30; Group Code – GCULTRASOUND928; Cut off date – 9/14/18

Fee: $950.00

The small animal ultrasound courses are two-day courses; one-day registrations are not available. The fee includes lunches and printed proceedings. Enrollment for each course is limited to 30 attendees, so early registration is recommended. Full refunds will be granted for cancellation notices received in writing (either by mail, fax, or e-mail) up to four weeks prior to the course beginning. A refund minus a 25% administrative fee will be granted for cancellations received during the four weeks leading up to the course. No refunds will be granted after the course has begun.

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Special Needs

Please email Dane Johnston or call 919.513.6421 with questions or, if you are a person with a disability, and desire any assistive devices, services, or other accommodations to participate in the activity. For special accommodations, please contact us least 30 days prior to the event.