PTY-40034 - Dynamic Ultrasound Imaging
Coordinator: Kim Major Room: MAC1.24 Tel: +44 1782 7 34420
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24


Available as a Free Standing Elective





This module is aimed at qualified healthcare professionals interested in learning about dynamic ultrasound in the filed of musculoskeletal medicine. Candidates should normally have a first or second class honors degree in a relevant subject and a recognized professional qualification and appropriate current professional registration and insurance. Candidates without degrees may be considered on an individual basis. Candidates should demonstrate appropriate experience in the Musculoskeletal Field on application.

Barred Combinations

Current Modules with similar contents at other universities e.g. Coventry, Leeds and Lancaster.

Description for 2023/24

Overview of imaging in health care generally; Physical principles underpinning; dynamic ultrasound; Health and Safety Issues in dynamic ultrasound: Role of Dynamic Ultrasound in: evaluation of normal and abnormal soft tissues, biofeedback in rehabilitation, management of injury/rehabilitation

To develop the students' understanding of the role of dynamic ultrasound in the evaluation of soft tissue anatomy and musculoskeletal assessment
To enable the student to make a knowledgeable and appropriate management choice informed by dynamic ultrasound.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Display an understanding of the electro physical principles utilised in dynamic ultrasound imaging and the principles of its practical applications. Display a critical understanding of the role of dynamic ultrasound imaging in musculoskeletal assessment and management.

Study hours

Hours of student 'effort' Lecture/workshop/labs = 24 Private study = 126 Total = 150

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Case Study weighted 40%
Case study of 2000 words

2: Practical Exam weighted 60%
Interactive Practical exam