Ultrasound plays a crucial role in the evaluation and management of patients with hepatobiliary and kidney diseases. This two-day interactive workshop will provide participants with the required knowledge and skills in abdominal ultrasound.
The workshop will focus on indications, anatomy, scanning techniques, normal and abnormal findings involved in an abdominal ultrasound examination. FAST scan in emergency setting will also be covered on the second day plus further scanning techniques. Hands-on practical will be conducted in both afternoon sessions to complete the didactic teaching.
This workshop is supported by Singapore Society of Radiographers.
Participants are required to have a healthcare related qualification. Prior knowledge on general operation of the ultrasound machines may be given preferential consideration
A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who attend at least 75% of the programme
Blended learning approach including a combination of pre-workshop reading materials on xSITE online platform, didactic lectures during workshops, and practical sessions using simulated patients and phantoms.
Workshop Day 1
|8:30 am||Welcome and Registration|
The Liver and Biliary System:
Anatomy, Physiology, Indication, Patient Preparation and Scanning Technique
The Liver and Biliary System:Normal and Abnormal Sonographic Appearances
Ultrasound of the Liver and Biliary system:
What does the Clinician Want to Know?
By Dr Chin Yung Ka, Consultant, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Singapore General Hospital
|10:30 am||Tea Break|
The Renal Tracts (Kidney, Ureters, Bladders) and Adrenals:Anatomy, Physiology, Indication, Patient Preparation and Scanning Technique
The Renal Tracts (Kidney, Ureters, Bladders) and Adrenals:Normal and Abnormal Sonographic Appearances
|12:00 pm||Case Studies|
|1:30 pm||Practical Hands-on Session|
|3:00 pm||Tea Break|
|3:30 pm||Practical Hands-on Session (cont.)|
|5:30 pm||End of Day 1 Workshop|
Workshop Day 2
|8:30 am||Registration and Recap|
The Spleen and Pancreas:Anatomy, Physiology, Indication, Patient Preparation and Scanning Technique
The Spleen and Pancreas:Normal and Abnormal Sonographic Appearances
|10:00 am||Tea Break|
The Peritoneum and Retroperitoneum:Anatomy, Scanning Technique and Abnormal Sonographic Appearances
FAST in Trauma
By Dr Jeremy Ng Chung Fai, Head, Senior Consultant & Director, Trauma Services, Singapore General Hospital
|11:20 am||Case Studies|
|11:50 am||Question & Answer Session|
|1:00 pm||Practical Hands-on Session|
|3:30 pm||Tea Break|
|5:30 pm||End of Day 2 Workshop|
|Full Fee||After SF Funding||After SF Mid-Career
|Singapore Citizen (Below 40) /
|Singapore Citizen (40 & above)||$145.20|
|Non-Singaporeans||$1,284||Not Eligible||Not Eligible|
Terms & Conditions for SkillsFuture Course Funding
In order to be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded by SkillsFuture, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
SIT reserves the right to collect the balance of the programme fees (i.e. the potential grant amount) directly from the applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) should the above requirements not be fulfilled.
|Venue||SIT@Dover, Academic Plaza, SR3K, 10 Dover Drive, S138683|
|Time||08:30 AM to 05:30 PM|
02 Feb 2018 (Fri) to
03 Feb 2018 (Sat)