Hands-on workshop in Vascular Ultrasound

Barcelona, 6 – 8 May 2020

Course objective

The course provides a thorough grounding in the clinical skills to work in vascular ultrasound. During the course, participants are presented to an intensive series of short lectures focussed on technical aspects of the different US examinations. Lecturers explain the examinations while performing one in the same room on selected patients. Classroom teaching is supplemented by sessions at the Vascular Laboratory, where participants have the opportunity to practice their skills under supervision on patients with relevant disease and on silicone models for US guided puncture.

Hands-on sessions last 5 hours each day. (4 participants /1 tutor/ 1 station)

The workshop is addressed mainly to novice trainees and to those willing to prepare for the CCVUS examination.