13th September 2014 £250
If your attendance on the course is to be funded by your trust then please contact via email at [email protected]
Outline of the day
08.45 – 09:00 Registration and coffee
09:00 – 09:45 Introduction
Role of ultrasound guided injections in neuromusculoskeletal pain
Establishing and maintaining competencies and continued professional development
Health and Safety
09:45 – 10:45 Presentation & Discussion
Main principles of practice
Benefits for ultrasound over surface marked injections
Evidence for increased efficacy of ultrasound guided injections
Scope of injection and needling techniques used with ultrasound guidance
Injectable substances – theory and evidence for their effectiveness
10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11.30 Presentation
Injection technique – physics relating to needle image optimisation
Techniques for improving – utilizing machine parameters
11.30-12.30 Practical Session I
Optimizing image generation and probe proprioception
Practicing technique of needle visualization (using revolutionary silicone phantoms)
Practice injection technique maintaining needle visulaisation
In-plane and out of plane techniques
Other ultrasound facilitated techniques
12:30 – 13:15 Lunch
13:15 – 14:45 Upper Limb Techniques for common upper limb conditions
Live patient demonstration
Video demonstrations carrying out US guided injections .
Practical II – Practice techniques for upper limb – Facilitated small group session
Shoulder : sub-acromial, intra-articular, AC joint, LH biceps
Elbow :Tennis and golfers elbow, distal biceps, radial-ulnar and humeral-ulnarjoint, posterior impingement of the elbow, ulnar nerve irritation/subluxation.
Wrist Radio-carpal joint, DeQuervains tenosynovitis, carpal tunnel syndrome.
Hand First CMC joint, trigger finger/thumb, finger joints.
14:45 – 15.00 Break
15.00 – 16:45 Lower Limb Techniques for common lower limb conditions
Live patient demonstrations
Practical III – Practice Techniques for lower limb – Facilitated small group session
Hip Trochanteric bursitis, gluteus medius tendinopathy.
Knee Intra-articular knee, Baker’s cyst, aspiration.
Ankle & Foot Intra-articular, posterior impingement, plantar fascia, first MTP joint.
16:45 – 17.30 Review and reflection of days teaching
Developing your practice
CPD and ongoing education and support