Study day Ultrasound Guided Prostate Brachytherapy

Entry year
2020/21
Course code
Z51000078
Application
University
Level
Professional/Short Course
Department
Allied Health Professions
Campus
Glenside
Duration
One day

Page last updated 2 April 2020

Introduction

Delivered by an experienced therapy radiographer and sonographer, this workshop is aimed at practitioners working within Brachytherapy.

Structure

Content

The aim of this course is to develop knowledge and understanding of how to image guide implants under ultrasound control to treat prostate cancer.

The day will consist of lectures, practical hands-on demonstrations and will cover a variety of topics to include:

  • Introduction to Ultrasound Image Guided (USIG) Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Preparation for Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Normal ultrasonic appearances
  • Understanding the complexities associated with needle positioning and consideration for planning
  • Gaining Competency A Non-Sonographer's View point
  • Developing training competencies

Previous experience of ultrasound scanning is not essential

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

£150

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