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Abdominal Ultrasound 2017

Abdominal Ultrasound 2017

Sat, January 28, 2017 - Sun, January 29, 2017

This course is designed to provide an introduction to abdominal ultrasound as well as improve diagnostic skills of participants with ultrasound experience.  Basic principles of image acquisition, optimization and interpretation will be presented.  Discussion of machine "knobology", artifacts and scanning techniques in lecture and wet lab sessions are aimed at developing and improving the diagnostic information obtained with diagnostic ultrasound imaging.  Normal anatomy will be covered and contrasted with pathological changes in the major abdominal organ systems.  Video case presentations following the first wet lab are designed to help participants begin to "put it all together."  The wet labs provide multiple stations with an instructor at each station to provide one-on-one instruction and guidance.  At the end of the course, participants should be able to perform a complete abdominal ultrasound examination and recognize normal versus abnormal findings

This course provides 15 CE Hours

Maximum Capacity: 18

Event Agenda

Saturday, January 28, 2017

8:00-8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast-Room 222(Boardroom)
8:30-10:15 Lecture - Basic principles, knobology, artifacts, overview of
complete abdominal examination, Peritoneal cavity, Doppler Imaging
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:15 Lecture - Hepatobiliary Imaging, Spleen, Adrenal, Urinary Trach Part 1
12:15-1:15 Lunch
1:15-5:00 Wet Lab- Major Abdominal Organ Imaging


Sunday, January 29, 2017

8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast – Room 222 (Boardroom)
8:30-10:15 Lecture - Urinary tract Part 2, GI / Pancreas Part, FNA / Biopsy
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:15 Lecture- Video Case Examples – What’s your diagnosis?
12:15-1:15 Lunch
1:15-5:00 Wet Lab- Practice complete abdominal examination

Event Fees

Registration Fee $1350.00
This course provides 15 CE hours  


Sponsored By:

Event Sponsors

Event Speakers

George A. Henry, DVM, DACVR


Dr. Henry received his DVM degree from Auburn University. Dr. Henry has been active in instruction and use of diagnostic ultrasound in veterinary medicine for over thirty years including numerous ultrasound courses at universities and local, regional, and international meetings including courses at the North American Veterinary Community Institute and Western Veterinary Conference.

Contact Information

Contact: Melissa Kilpatrick

Event Location

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Travel Information

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the most convenient airport to use when attending a conference in Athens.  Groome Transportation offers an excellent shuttle service to and from the Atlanta Airport and Athens.  For more information and to schedule a reservation, please visit

Event Hotels

Holiday Inn 197 East Broad Street, Athens, GA 706-549-4433 * Block Code: VET  
Holiday Inn Express  513 West Broad Street, Athens, GA  * 706-546-8122 * Block Code: VET
Georgia Center Hotel 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA  * 800.884.1381 
Hilton Garden Inn 390 Washington Street, Athens, GA  * 706.363.9948 
The Hotel Indigo 500 College Avenue, Athens, GA * 706.546.0430 
Courtyard by Marriott  166 North Finley Street, Athens, GA  * 706.369.7000 

*Registration fee includes: continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunch, and instructional materials.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:

  • Non-Lab Conference: Refunds are available for cancellations made by 5 p.m. ET, 10 days prior to the beginning of your event.
  • Wet Lab Conference: Refunds are available for cancellations made by 5 p.m., 45 days prior to the beginning of your event.
  • If a course is cancelled for any reason, the CVM will not be responsible for any charges related to travel.
  • For courtesy and liability reasons, we prohibit children and domestic animals (except working animals, e.g., guide dogs) at our CE conferences.
  • Each conference participant may receive mail from companies or individuals who have obtained names and addresses from course registrations as permitted by the Georgia Open Records Act.

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, founded in 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, to conducting research related to animal diseases, and to providing veterinary services for animals and their owners. Our research efforts are aimed at enhancing the quality of life for animals and people, improving the productivity of poultry and livestock, and preserving a healthy interface between wildlife and people in the environment they share.

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