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Dynamic Ultrasound Imaging for Women’s Health Physiotherapists

 

 

This new 2 day course is designed for physiotherapists involved in the treatment of women’s health patients who are using, or are considering using, dynamic ultrasound imaging as part of their assessment and treatment regime.  

 
The course will cover:

  • Principles and physics of ultrasound imaging
  • Safety precautions and contraindications
  • Pre and post void bladder scanning
  • Measurement of bladder capacity
  • Revision of the anatomy of the pelvis floor and continence mechanism
  • Transabdominal and transperineal scanning
  • Analysis of pelvic floor activity and continence mechanism
  • Assessment of abdominal wall musculature and fascia
  • Combined palpation with imaging

Lead Tutor:     Jane Dixon, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist  in Women's and Men's Health (assisted by members from the DUG teaching faculty).

 

Fee:                £250

 

Date:               16 - 17th May 2009

 

Venue:            The Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham.

 

For an application form please email Karen Maybury at karen.maybury@talktalk.net

Or for further information telephone Mark Maybury on 0121 424 7040