Brunel University London foot and ankle MSK ultrasound PG Cert
We are delighted to now be, again, working in partnership with Brunel University London and the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education to deliver this new program starting 2023. We are now offering a foot and ankle PG Cert musculoskeletal ultrasound program in partnership with Brunel University and accredited by CASE, a mark of quality and rigour with regards to ultrasound educational standards. This further builds on our existing program that is CASE accredited and which has been running for the past 5 years.
We provide expert teaching for this foot and ankle musucloskeletal ultrasound PG Cert, from full-time clinicians using musculoskeletal ultrasound in NHS and private practice roles, in point of care and in radiology services. This is a unique teaching offering in combination with a fantastic University and facilities.
Have a look at our webinars to get you started here
Why choose this course?
Expert MSK sonography tutors, working full-time in clinical point of care and radiology roles inc Podiatrists, Physiotherapists, Rheumatologists and Radiologists.
High quality, evidence based teaching content with innovative AV equipment use.
Small student numbers per scanner for practical sessions
Each course has a selection of high-specification ultrasound machines so you can experience a variety of manufacturers and models.
Our tutors are committee members of several national ultrasound groups
High tutor to student ratio, giving you lots of feedback on your skills.
We have experience of already running highly successful CASE accredited musculoskeletal ultrasound courses over several years.
This programme comprises of two different modules. On successful completion of both modules, you’ll graduate with a PgCert in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Foot and Ankle.
Integrating Musculoskeletal Ultrasound into Practice module also includes a practice based learning experience and assessment. Before commencing the experience, you’ll be required to arrange a clinical mentor.
This course can be studied 1 year part-time, starting in September 2023.
PH5662 The Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
This module aims to develop the practical skill of performing a diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound examination for the lower leg, ankle and foot regions. Core foundation topics such as professional issues, quality assurance and science and technology including physics, knobology, image optimisation will be addressed in taught lectures and through supporting online material.
PH5664 Integrating Musculoskeletal Ultrasound into Practice
This module aims to develop students ability to recognise pathology on imaging, report it accurately but also develop an understanding of the evidence base surrounding the impact that those sonographic findings have upon a patient pathways.
Considering normal ageing changes and determining relevance of imaging findings. A significant focus of the module will be clinical mentorship, but taught contact days to refine skills and develop an understanding of tissue appearances will be provided. Group based working, online resources and learning materials will further supplement this.
Full details and applications via Brunel University London here
Webinar: The Role of Diagnostic Ultrasound in the Management of MSK patients (12.05.2021)
This evening presentation summarises what MSK ultrasound is, and what structures and pathologies (relating to muscle, nerve, tendon bone and joints) can be seen with it. The routes for training will also be discussed including the structure of the PG Cert at Brunel University London. Perfect for those looking to start their journey and understand more about this rapidly advancing imaging modality!