Ultrasound in Phlebology (Essentials)
This 3 day program is specifically designed for:
Members of the College of Phlebology who are interested in ultrasound of superficial
and deep venous systems of the lower limb
Any medical practitioners or technologists at the beginning of the ultrasound learning
curve who are interested in venous scanning.
All tuition is undertaken in a highly personalised, tailored fashion with intensive
"hands-on" practical sessions allowing registrants to gain skills in the most cost eective
Specific lecture topics include
Practical physics of doppler
Practical physics of colour
Probe manipulation techniques
Ultrasound recognition of venous anatomy
Practical superficial venous examination
Practical DVT examination
Practical needle guidance techniques
To provide an understanding of system operation
To provide an overview of the anatomy and pathology of the
superficial and deep venous system of the lower limbs.
To provide practical tuition in the techniques of venous
scanning including colour and spectral doppler techniques.
Accredited CCPU units included in course
Approved by ACRRM and RACGP for the Rural
Procedural Grants Program
Procedural GPs can receive $2000 per day, for up to 10 days
of training per financial year, and GPs providing hospital
based emergency services can receive up to three days of
eligible training per financial year.
CPD 17 hours (Lecture 5.5 hrs, Practical 11.5 hrs)
Electronic logbook services with expert feedback
To help maintain & improve your skills we oer an online
ultrasound mentoring service so that our experienced
sta can guide your hand by giving critical feedback on
your uploaded images. The logged cases can then be
saved on the AIU site to be used as a personal electronic
logbook for future credentialing purposes.