Neonatal Cranial Ultrasound - The Basics

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About the course

This long established and popular courses are written and delivered by three leading experts in the field.  NCU is a fantastic way to begin your neonatal journey or hone your existing knowledge and be brought right up to date with the very latest developments in cranial ultrasound.

The course is delivered by:

Professor Frances Cowan, Senior Lecturer in Perinatal Neurology, Imperial College London and Visiting Professor, University of Bristol

Professor Linda de Vries, Professor of Neonatal Neurology ,Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital, University Medical Centre, 3501 CA Utrecht, The Netherlands

Dr Gerda van Wezel-Meijler, Paediatrician-neonatologist, Isala Hospitals, The Netherlands

The 1-day Basics course of illustrated lectures is aimed at those who are starting out on their neonatal imaging career and therefore the content will be at a basic level but will cover all aspects of neonatal cranial imaging.  It will also serve as a great foundation for those who are continuing on to do the Advanced course.

Delegates may book onto the 1-day Basics course

Neonatal Cranial Ultrasound -  THE BASICIS, Wednesday 22 March 2017

The following topics will be covered:

  • Basic normal and abnormal anatomy
  • Use of the machine and understanding of the function of the controls and probes
  • Cranial ultrasound in the term infant admitted with early neurological symptoms – HIE and stroke
  • Ultrasound imaging of preterm brain injury
  • Term infants with later seizure onset / less acute problems
  • Doppler blood velocity measurements
  • Cases – images and diagnosis
  • Cases – discussion about practical difficulties and reporting

Click here for full programme details and to register.  Delegates may choose to attend one or both of the courses:

The Basics (1 day) ……... £190

Both courses (3 days)...   £495

Comments from past delegates:

“Brilliant course, I feel so much more confident now about performing CrUS in the unit”
“I have learnt a lot and will change my practice.  New knowledge has made me feel more enthusiastic about learning more about using CUS at a practical level”

“A very useful course, with important information for all who work with neonates/premature babies”

“An excellent course – a lot of new information and a very enjoyable learning experience”

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