University of Hertfordshire
This course is for healthcare practitioners working in the field of diagnostic ultrasound and is designed to give an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the scientific, clinical and reporting aspects of ultrasound practice, as well as monitoring and assessing clinical expertise; clinical options are available in: general medical ultrasound; obstetric ultrasound; gynaecological ultrasound; vascular ultrasound.
An Honours degree in radiography or an acceptable medical or non-medical qualification, i.e. BSc in a clinical science or a professional equivalent; access to clinical practice is essential plus an appropriate clinical placement with a named supervisor.
Modules include: Research methods; research dissertation. ultrasound modules: application of ultrasound science;theory and clinical applications of abdominal and small parts ultrasound; theory and clinical applications of vascular ultrasound; theory and clinical applications of obstetric ultrasound; theory and clinical applications of gynaecological ultrasound; theory and clinical applications of vascular ultrasound - carotid artery and dvt; science and principles of ct. Optional modules: developing and managing people; facilitation of education in practice; research methods; musculoskeletal injection therapy; foundation acupuncture ; contemporary pain management issues; leading and developing services; contemporary issues in health promotion; physical activity and metabolic health.
Assessment methods include objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs), clinical portfolios, case study presentations and summative clinical assessment.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 400 per Credit module (home fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 400 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 605 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|College Lane Campus||Hatfield||AL10 9AB||South East|