Small animal abdominal ultrasound
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Small animal abdominal ultrasound

This two-day workshop will cover theoretical and practical aspects of abdominal ultrasonography. Presented by board certified radiologists - you’ll walk away with refined skills and increased confidence levels in diagnostic ultrasound.

 Export to Your Calendar 20/11/2017 to 21/11/2017
When: Monday 20 November & Tuesday 21 November
Where: UCOL
King Street
Palmerston North
New Zealand
Contact: Hannah Schrader
04 495 1140

Online registration is available until: 22/11/2017
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About this course                                                                                       

Ultrasonic evaluation of the abdomen is becoming a standard part of the diagnostic work up for clinical cases. A lot of practices own or have access to an ultrasound machine, however many practitioners struggle with abdominal ultrasonography – eitherpreparing or interpreting it. This workshop will improve your knowledge, skill and confidence in a fun and interactive environment and the small class size will maxmise your time with the tutors.


This two-day workshop comprises of lectures and hands-on scanning labs. Lectures will be fun and interactive, encouraging participation of the group. Hands-on sessions consist of demonstrations for each system, followed by supervised sessions.

Download the programme here.

Suitable for

Companion animal vets who are familiar with and use ultrasound machinery who wish to refine their abdominal ultrasound techniques.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop you’ll increase your confidence in differentiating normal from abnormal appearance of multiple organ structures as well as differential diagnoses of common soft tissue diseases. You’ll also increase your technical skills with hands-on instruction by board certified radiologists.


Dr Chee Kin Lim DVM BVSc (Hons) MMedVet (Diagnostic Imaging) Dip ECVDI
Dr Richard Burchell BSc (Hons) BVSc MMedVet (SA Medicine) Dip ECVIM-CA

CPD Points

Activities in this workshop can be recorded under either continuing veterinary education or collegial learning activity.


  NZVA member  Non-member
Earlybird (until 26 October)   $1,890 $2,835
Regular (from 27 October)  $2,190 $3,135


All prices are in NZD and are GST inclusive 

If you're not a member of the NZVA you may find becoming a member and paying the member workshop fee a much better deal. Contact the membership team at for current membership rates.

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