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In recent years, the use of head and neck ultrasound in primary care has led to an improvement in the diagnostic and resolution capacity of physicians, allowing a prior diagnosis to filter referrals for complementary examinations.
In recent years, ultrasound has become an essential tool for health care, since it allows health professionals to establish preliminary diagnoses that facilitate the filtering of referrals for complementary explorations. Ultrasound is a safe, fast, reliable, innocuous and non-invasive test, well tolerated by patients, relatively low cost, and which has evolved into new, smaller and more accessible devices.
Now, they have become a popular and valuable tool in guiding diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. They have also helped to increase the potential of Clinical Ultrasound, achieving a notable increase in its applications.
Primary care is undoubtedly one of the areas where Clinical Ultrasound is most widely used. Nursing professionals can benefit from Clinical Ultrasound to favorably influence diagnosing and treating different pathologies, improving patient safety, reducing waiting times and possible errors.
With this Postgraduate Certificate, students have the opportunity to take a teaching program that brings together the most advanced and in-depth knowledge of Head and Neck Ultrasound, where a group of professors of high scientific standing and extensive international experience offers you the most complete and updated information on the use of ultrasound as a complement to physical examinations.
It endorses the latest advances in ultrasound with a robust and didactic teaching program, which positions it as a product of the highest scientific rigor at international level, aimed at health professionals. In addition, the program is based on a multidisciplinary approach to its subjects, which allows training and professional development in different areas.
Technological advances have led to improved ultrasound scanners, which are becoming more useful in a variety of new situations”
This Postgraduate Certificate in Head and Neck Ultrasound in Primary Care for Nursing contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features include:
- Numerous clinical cases presented by ultrasound experts
- The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional
- New diagnostic-therapeutic developments on evaluation, diagnosis, and intervention in problems or disorders that can be addressed with ultrasound
- It contains practical exercises where the self-evaluation process can be carried out to improve learning
- An algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the clinical situations presented throughout the course
- Special emphasis on evidence-based medicine and research methodologies in ultrasound processes
- Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection
- All of this will be complemented by theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
You will be tutored by distinguished experts in the field, who will guide you through the entire training process"
Its teaching staff is made up of prestigious and renowned professionals, with extensive experience in healthcare, teaching, and research in various countries, who contribute their expertise to this course.
The methodological design of this Postgraduate Certificate developed by a multidisciplinary team of experts in e-learning integrates the latest advances in educational technology to create numerous multimedia tools that allow professionals to resolve real situations in their daily practice. These will enable you to advance by both acquiring knowledge and developing new skills in your future professional work.
The contents generated for this Postgraduate Certificate, as well as the videos, self-exams, clinical cases, and modular exams, have been thoroughly reviewed, updated, and integrated by the professors and the team of experts that make up the course working group, in order to gradually and educationally facilitate a learning process that allows for the objectives of the teaching program to be achieved.
Thanks to the e-learning methodology, on which this Postgraduate Certificate is based, you will assimilate the contents more quickly and for a longer period of time"
You will have a robust and didactic teaching program, meticulously designed with the latest educational techniques"
The structure of the contents has been designed by a team of professionals from leading hospitals, who have taken into account the need to update the content that will be taught, as well as the use of quality teaching through new educational technologies.
We have the most complete and up-to-date academic program in the market. We strive for educational excellence, and we want you to achieve it too"
Module 1. Clinical Ultrasound of the Head and Neck
1.1. Anatomy Recap
1.1.1. Cranium and Face
1.1.2. Tubular Structures
1.1.3. Glandular Structures
1.1.4. Vascular Structures
1.2. Ocular Ultrasound
1.2.1. Ultrasound Anatomy of the Eye
1.2.2. Ocular Ultrasound Technique
1.2.3. Indications and Contraindications of Ocular Ultrasonography
1.2.4. Ultrasound Report
1.3. Ultrasound of Salivary Glands
1.3.1. Regional Sonoanatomy
1.3.2. Technical Aspects
1.3.3. Most Common Tumor and Non-Tumor Pathologies
1.4. Thyroid Ultrasound
1.4.1. Ultrasound Technique
1.4.3. Normal and Pathological Thyroid
1.4.4. Diffuse Goiter
1.5. Ultrasound Examination of Adenopathies
1.5.1. Reactive Lymph Nodes
1.5.2. Non-Specific Inflammatory Diseases
1.5.3. Specific Lymphadenitis (Tuberculosis)
1.5.4. Primary Lymph Node Diseases (Sarcoidosis, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma)
1.5.5. Lymph Node Metastases
1.6. Ultrasound of the Supra-Aortic Trunks
1.6.2. Scanning Protocol
1.6.3. Extracranial Carotid Pathology
1.6.4. Vertebral Pathology and Subclavian Artery Steal Syndrome
An impressive teaching staff, made up of professionals from different areas of expertise, will be your teachers during your training: a unique opportunity not to be missed”