Dates  : 19th - 21st May 2016

Venue : The National Maternity Hospital, 2 Holles Street, Dublin 2 Ireland

    Faculty of Radiologists (in association with Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland) awards the following CPD credits for this course:

  • Attendance in all three days of the course: 20.75 credits
  • 19th May 2016: 8 credits
  • 20th May 2016: 8 credits
  • 21st May 2016: 4.75 credits

Brief Description:

The course will follow the same format as the hugely popular course run by Dr Sally Scott in the UK for the last 27 years. Professor Graf is again the main lecturer. It is being organised by Dr Scott in conjunction with the Irish National Clinical Programme for Paediatrics and Neonatology, The course aims to provide the participants with a thorough understanding of the the role of Ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of Developmental Dysyplasia of the Hip (previously known as Congenital Dislocation of the Hip).

The course will cover the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to perform and interpret infant hip ultrasound examinations, and the management based on ultrasound findings. Aspects such as the choice of equipment and setting up an ultrasound service will also be covered.

Course Organisers:
  • Dr Sally Scott, Consutant Radiologist (Rtd)
  • Dr John Murphy, Consultant Neonatologist, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin
  • Ms Grace Turner, National Programme Manager Integrated Care for Children, Health Service Executive, Ireland
Suitable for:

Radiologists,Sonographers, Orthopaedic surgeons, Paediatricians and Physiotherapists, Where possible it is ideal if members of the multidisciplinary teams working with infant hip dysplasia can attend together.

Places Available: 36 (Places will be offered on a ‘first-come-first-served’ basis)

Course fee: €600 (equivalent to £470.00)
(includes course manual, lunch on days 1 & 2, refreshments on all days and course dinner on day 2, Friday)

Closing Date : Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.

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