2nd Vascular Ultrasound Skills Course for Surgical Trainees

19th February 2022

Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent


This one-day interactive course aims to enhance the attendee's knowledge and clinical skills related to vascular ultrasound pertinent to day-to-day clinical practice. The morning session will consist of interactive discussions, whilst the afternoon session will comprise of five practical stations during which the attendee will gain valuable hands-on experience in ultrasound techniques that will be applicable in a clinical setting.

The attendee will have the opportunity to practise ultrasound skills on patients (simulated or real),as well as to visualise the normal vascular anatomy.


This was a well-organised course, with an interactive and practical element. It was suitable for a range of grades. Thank you!

University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent

It was excellent. The course covered a lot of the basics and provided a good base upon which to further develop knowledge and skills.

Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent

This was a very good course. It was well-organised and taught me a lot regarding vascular ultrasound.

Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley

This was a very useful course. I learnt how to use the machine and what the findings meant. I will recommend this course to fellow doctors.

Royal Blackburn Hospital, Blackburn

Course Objectives:

The course will cover key topics in the ISCP curriculum, which include:
  • the ability to understand and perform basic vascular ultrasound.
  • the ability to understand the principles and limitations of vascular ultrasound imaging.
  • the ability to interpret vascular imaging.
  • the ability to assess and plan arterio-venous fistulas (AVFs)

Suitable for:

FY2; FY3; CT1; CT2; ST3; ST4; Trust Grade Doctors; Non-Training Registrars

Quick Information
Places are currently available.
Date 19th February 2022
Google Maps
UGMS Lecture Theatre, Undergraduate Medical School of Medicine, Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent
Course Fee £ 125.00
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
No of Places 24
Dress code Professional/Semi-formal
Downloads and Links