Key Facts

Module Title: Dynamic Ultrasound Imaging
Mode of Study:Single Module
Contact Details:01782 734551
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
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Module Learning Outcomes/Objectives 

The student should be able to:

  • 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

 Module Session Dates

Session dates 5-8 February 2019

Exam within  21-22 March 2019

Module Aims

•    To develop the student's 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.

Entry Requirements

Candidates should normally have a first or second class honours degree in a relevant subject and a recognised 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.

Module Content

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

Teaching Format

Workshops, lectures and practicals

Assessment Type                                                                                    

1. Case study of 2,000 words plus appropriate appendices based on real world anonymous patient data.  Weighted at 40%

2. Interactive practical exam 30 minutes. Cover electro physical principles; practical application of dynamic ultrasound; interpretation of information and implications for patient management Weighted at 60%.