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Course Overview

This course combines basic abdominal ultrasound theory and a large amount of practical abdominal scanning. It is tailored so that all attendees will be by the end of the course to able to be competent on how to locate organs in the abdomen region consistently and quickly.  Common ultrasonographic abnormalities or pathology will also be discussed. This course aims to train and upskill Veterinarians in acquiring basic ultrasound techniques through hands-on practical skills necessary for quality diagnostics.


In collaboration with Supported by  
Singapore Veterinary Imaging Singapore Veterinary Association  


Entry Requirements

Open to all Veterinarians.


Participants should bring along a dog for the course.

Who Should Attend


What You'll Learn

Day 1: Lecture (online)

  • Introduction & principles
  • Ultrasound applications
  • Online demonstration
  • Scanning block 1 organs – lower & upper urinary tract
  • Scanning block 2 organs – spleen, lymph nodes & peritoneal cavity


Day 2: Practical Scanning (face-to-face workshop)

  • Optimizing images
  • Scanning block 1 organs
  • Scanning block 2 organs
  • Lecture on gastro-intestinal tract
  • Scanning block 3 organs – gastro-intestinal tract


Day 3: Practical Scanning (face-to-face workshop)

  • Lecture on adrenals & pancreas
  • Scanning block 4 organs – adrenals & pancreas
  • Lecture on hepatobiliary system & reproductive tract
  • Scanning block 5 organs – hepatobiliary system & reproductive tract



Participants who meet at least 75% attendance requirement, passed the assessment and complete the workshop will be awarded the Skills Certificate in Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasound (Basic).

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

26 to 28 January 2022

26 December 2021

3 days

(9 AM - 6 PM)


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.


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Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)*

Full Course Fee


Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below / Permanent Residents


Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above / SME-sponsored SG Citizens & Permanent Residents


*The course fee shown above is not inclusive of the compulsory Group Personal Accident insurance fee of $1.61 (incl. GST).


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    Temasek Polytechnic

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    Level 3, Unit 81

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

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