Sharpen your ultrasound exam skills while enhancing expertise and confidence! This Ultrasound course is designed to give specialists added proficiency and assurance when performing ultrasound exams on dogs and cats. Through lecture and small group, hands-on ultrasound wet labs, participants will be given instruction on normal abdominal ultrasound anatomy and appearance, as well as the appearance of disease in the liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, adrenal glands, pancreas, and GI tract. Emphasis on more difficult areas, such as pancreatitis, hepatobiliary disease, and thyroid disease will be discussed.
Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:
Each lab station will be supervised by a Board-certified veterinary radiologist or senior radiology resident.
Your registration fee includes:
- Create and maintain the optimal image on your ultrasound machine
- Recognize normal and abnormal appearance of the liver and spleen, including utilization of the intercostal windows
- Recognize normal and abnormal appearance of the kidneys and bladder
- Recognize normal and abnormal appearance of the GI tract and pancreas
- Recognize normal and abnormal appearance of the adrenal glands and abdominal lymph nodes
- Recognize normal and abnormal appearance of thoracic disease
- Understand techniques of ultrasound guided biopsy
- Lecture Proceedings
- Daily refreshment breaks and snacks
- Lunch Friday and Saturday
- Transportation between the Courtyard Marriott Last Vegas Henderson/Green Valley and the Oquendo Center
This program has been approved for 19 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
The Oquendo Center
2425 E. Oquendo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89120
The course will be conducted at The Oquendo Center, a state-of-the-art medical facility which hosts a wide range of veterinary events, including hands-on labs, lectures, workshops, symposiums and demonstrations. The Oquendo Center is conveniently located about one mile from the Las Vegas McCarran International Airport and 3 miles from the Courtyard hotel.
For more information about The Oquendo Center, please click here.
Courtyard by Marriott Las Vegas Henderson / Green Valley
2800 North Green Valley Parkway
Henderson, NV 89014
ACVIM group rate: $99.00 + tax per night. Rate includes hot breakfast voucher for use in the Bistro dining area.
How to Make Your Reservation:
- Phone: (702) 434-4700
- Online: Click here to reserve your room online.
ACVIM group rate available until March 11, 2019 or until sold out, whichever comes first.
Please check your hotel reservation confirmation for reservation change and cancellation policy.
Complimentary transportation will be provided between the Courtyard by Marriott Las Vegas Henderson / Green Valley and The Oquendo Center. Schedule will be announced 1-2 weeks prior to the course start date.
**Please note – if you are not staying at the Courtyard by Marriott Last Vegas Henderson / Green Valley hotel, then breakfast will be on your own**