CPD Activities



Starting on :08:00 AM 20 May, 2017 Venue:The Karen Hospital Reosurce centre 3rd floor
Ending on :10:00 AM 20 May, 2017 Max Credits:3.00
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost: Free Order


1. Mr. Engela Smith
Vascular Sonographer
Sunninghill Hospital


The use of ultrasonography and especially of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) in the diagnosis of vascular pathologies before and after interventions has significantly increased over the past years due to the broader availability of modern ultrasound systems with CEUS capabilities and more trained user experience in this imaging modality.


  • Apply current diagnostic criteria to the diagnosis of carotid, venous, peripheral and abdominal arterial disease

  • Implement active and accurate ultrasound imaging protocols

  • Follow current diagnostic guidelines 

  • Integrate ultrasound imaging with other vascular imaging modalities

  • Educate peers and colleagues on the diagnostic value of vascular ultrasound for specific vascular diagnoses
  • Interpret vascular ultrasound examinations taking into account pitfalls and limitation of ultrasound imaging

  • Improve the quality of the ultrasound examination by learning technical tips and tricks

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