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Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
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Upcoming Dates

» Both Courses:
TBD, 2022

Introduction to Ultrasound Techniques (half day) plus Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (2 days), Arlington, Texas, $1,950. Dates for our 2022 course will be available soon.


Other Continuing Education Courses

» Advanced Canine Rehabilitation Therapist

» Aquatic Therapy in Canine Rehabilitation

» The Business of Canine Rehabilitation

» Canine Neurology and Neuro Rehabilitation

» Canine Sports Medicine

» Canine Therapeutic Exercise

» Clinical Orthopedic Rehabilitation

» Current Techniques in Canine Pain Management

» Exercise Physiology of the Working Canine

» Feline Rehabilitation and Pain Management

» Introduction to Veterinary Clinical Research

» The Multimodal Approach to the Geriatric Canine Patient

» Myofascial Techniques for the Rehabilitation Therapist

» Nutrition in Canine Rehabilitation

» Therapeutic Handling for Canine Rehabilitation

» Veterinary Orthoses and Prostheses



CRI is planning to hold this course in 2022, most likely during the third quarter. Please contact us at [email protected] to add your name to our interest list.

Sound logoIntroduction to Ultrasound Techniques | Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Sound® Sponsored Courses

Introduction to Ultrasound Techniques, TBD, 1/2 day (9 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1-5 p.m.)
Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, TBD, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. both days

Faculty: Georgette Goorchenko, DVM, MS, DACVR; Juliette Hart, DVM, MS, CCRT, CVA, DACVSMR

Prerequisites: These courses are open to veterinarians only.

Course Descriptions: Introduction to Ultrasound Techniques: Basic skills in ultrasonographic assessment will be covered in this 1/2-day course provided by the Sound Academy for veterinarians who are new to using diagnostic ultrasound equipment or would like to improve their skills. Highly recommended for all students.

Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: This 2-day course will focus on how ultrasound can be used to make musculoskeletal diagnoses more precisely, accurately and efficiently as well as how findings can be applied clinically. This will enable a more targeted treatment approach to patients suffering from soft tissue injuries such as Achilles tendinopathy and iliopsoas myotendinopathy. The course will include live dog labs, lectures, and hands-on experience with ultrasound.

The Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound course is RACE approved by the AAVSB for 15 credit hours.

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Course Fee: $1,950 for both courses.
Note: Because this course is taught through Sound's Academy of Veterinary Imaging, we are not able to offer our usual 10% discount on continuing education classes to CRI graduates, AARV members, and VOS members.

Course Location: Academy of Veterinary Imaging, 2409 Avenue J, Suite C, Arlington, TX, 76006. View website.

Topics Covered:

Introduction to Ultrasound Techniques
  • Ultrasound principles including physics, echogenicity, artifacts, image formation
  • Basic image optimization tools
  • Adjusting ultrasound images
  • Using appropriate probe orientation and scanning techniques
  • Localizing and optimizing shapes in phantom
Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Basics of ultrasound
  • Thoracic limb injuries
  • Ultrasound evaluation of the shoulder
  • Pelvic limb injuries
  • Ultrasound evaluation of the common calcaneal tendon
  • Ultrasound evaluation of the iliopsoas
  • Ultrasound-guided treatment

Lodging: For hotel accommodations, please visit the Academy of Veterinary Imaging's website.