The Applied Breast Ultrasound for Clinicians Course facilitated by Dr Daniel de Viana, Prof Ian Bennett, and Mr Michael Law is designed for breast surgeons and other clinicians with limited prior experience in the use of ultrasound. The 2023 course is offered as online learning modules followed by a half-day practical workshop. One registration covers the two components of the course.

The course includes:

  • Approximately 4 hours of theory to be completed as an online learning course, as a prerequisite to the practical course. 
  • Half day of hands-on practical work. The dates and venues for the 2023 practical workshops are currently being finalised  

You can register for the course at any time and complete the theory modules. You will be contacted to confirm your practical venue choice once venues and dates are finalised.

2023 Venues & Dates

The plan is to hold two practical workshops in 2023. One in Sydney in March and one in Adelaide alongside the ASBD 13th Sceintific Meeting in September.

Further details will be included here as soon as the venues are finalised.

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This educational activity will meet BreastSurgANZ requirements for trainees and will be submitted to RACS CPD Program.

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The course is accredited towards CCPU by the Australian Society for Ultrasound Medicine (ASUM).

THEORY COMPONENT

The course will take approximately 4 hours to complete. Approximate module completion times are shown.The course may be completed over a number of sittings. You may exit the course at the end of a module and resume later. (Remember your login details)

The online course program includes the following 9 modules.:

  • Scope of Ultrasound for Breast Surgeons (12 minutes)
  • Physical Principles of Ultrasound Part A (32 minutes)
  • Physical Principles of Ultrasound Part B (40 minutes)
  • Breast Ultrasound Anatomy, Pathology and Clinical Applications (25 minutes)
  • Practical Breast Ultrasound Optimisation (18 minutes)
  • Overview: Role of Clinician Performed Breast Ultrasound (35 minutes)
  • Integration of office breast ultrasound into clinical practice (30 minutes)
  • Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy and Perioperative Ultrasound Techniques (36 minutes)
  • Fulfilling Accreditation & Medicare Requirements (12 minutes)

PRACTICAL COMPONENT

The Practical workshop will include various work stations involving live scanning of patients and core, fine needle, and novel biopsy techniques on phantoms.

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KEEP THE LOGIN DETAILS YOU CREATE. They will be emailed to you when you create a new account.

USE THEM EVERY TIME YOU LOG INTO THE ASBD ONLINE LEARNING PORTAL.