"The Best Instructional Ultrasound Course I Have Attended"

The Abdominal Ultrasound
Mini Series

Stop struggling with abdominal ultrasound! This video packed online course will boost your confidence and skills!

  • Join Anna Newitt, a leading Imaging Specialist, and focus on the key areas to help you improve your abdominal ultrasound technique
  • Packed with videos to show you how to scan and what you’ll see
  • Watch again whenever you have a scan to do
  • Lots of case-based discussion and videos to illustrate key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad, mobile, PC or tablet
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Liver, Spleen and Peritoneum

  • How do I position the patient for the best images?
  • Patient preparation
  • What will and what won't damage your probe?
  • Why does the liver look 'small' to inexperienced scanners?
  • How to see as much of the liver and spleen as possible
  • The importance of pressure
  • Practical tips on assessment of liver size
  • Recognising free abdominal fluid and where to look for it
  • How to find and scan the spleen
  • Lymph nodes and masses

Session 2

Urinary Tract and the Adrenals

  • Best positioning for scanning the kidneys?
  • Practical tips for getting the best view of the right and left kidneys
  • Adapting your scan to body conformation
  • How to differentiate renal cortex from medulla
  • The appearance of normal kidney and common renal abnormalities
  • Using the kidneys to find other organs
  • Practical tips and common pitfalls in scanning the urinary bladder
  • Recognising stones, sediment, cystitis and tumours
  • Finding the adrenals

Session 3

Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas

  • Patient preparation for getting the best GI images
  • Learn the distinctive appearance of the intestinal layers
  • How to find and identify the stomach
  • Explore the GIT with an 'intestinal sweep'
  • Specific characteristics of the colon
  • Appearance of strictures and GI obstructions
  • Landamrks for finding and imaging the pancreas
  • Changes seen in pancreatitis for diagnosis and monitoring
  • Practical advice on fine needle sampling

Meet the Presenter....

Anna Newitt

BVSc DVDI DipECVDI MRCVS European Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Anna graduated from Liverpool University in 1998 and spent 5 years in small animal practice before returning to academia to study for her diploma, completing her diploma training jointly at Bristol and Liverpool Universities.

She gained the European diploma in 2008. Anna was employed as a Lecturer at Liverpool University from 2005 to 2011.

She is currently based at Northwest Surgeons; a multidisciplinary referral practice in the North-west of England.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

The content of the Mini Series will help me very much in my work in practice. It will give me confidence to approach cases in a logical way and reach a working diagnosis and treatment plan, whilst recognising where specialist advice and referral is appropriate.

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12 months access to recordings and course materials is included

Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events.
Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.


Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ format and increase your confidence when scanning your patients

Just £397 + VAT*

  • Overseas customers outside the EU will not be charged VAT.
  • Overseas customers in the EU; provide your VAT number and we will refund the VAT.
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Price includes...

  • All 3 sessions
  • Notes and quiz (8 hours CPD)
  • Unlimited access to recordings and all course materials for 12 months!
  • No traffic jams or accommodation hassles
  • No child or pet care to arrange
  • No rota clashes to worry about and no locum cover needed

Just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource


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The ongoing access is the gem of your course!

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