Upcoming Events

IVS’ large network of veterinary specialists are always keen to deliver seminars or CE courses worldwide in order to promote their discipline and share expertise with colleagues of all different horizons and background. IVS offer a large range of Ultrasound Workshops and Courses. All courses provided are RACE approved, with CE points are allocated and recognised for IVUSS Certification.

 ** Please note owing to the Coronavirus situation all dates will be confirmed on an ongoing basis.  Please refer back to this page for the latest updates.

Here are our Upcoming Events in each region:

Hong Kong

HKVA 2 day Basic Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasound Course
October 2021

*Dates TBC later in the year depending on COVID restrictions

Objective:

Getting you 100 % confident performing full thorough abdominal ultrasound examination (scanning protocol & technique) & basic interpretation (normal morphology, most common pathologies).

About the Course

  • Participants will be scanning in small groups (3 attendees per station) in order to maximise hands on scanning time and practical guidance.
  • Each group will have its own ultrasound system.
  • Participants will need to bring their own animal(s) for scanning, and are responsible for sedation if required.
  • Total CPD 14 points (7 points per day)
  • Approved by the Hong Kong Veterinary Surgeons Board and AAVSB’s Registry of Approved Continuing Education

 

Speakers:

Dr Myriam Baranger-Ete, DVM EMSAVM MRCVS
Dr Maja Brložnik, DVM EMSAVM

Cost:

Members of HKVA and its affiliated associations: HK$8,500 for both days 
Non-members: HK$10,000 for both days 

Venue:

Hong Kong Marine Life Stranding and Education Centre, Ocean Park

To Register:

For enquiries, please email: secretariat@medcom.com.hk

HKVA Evening Seminar: A systematic approach to
ECG interpretation beyond pattern recognition

October 2021

*Dates TBC later in the year depending on COVID restrictions

Objective:

Having you confident on how to perform a thorough Echocardiogram examination (scanning protocol (all standard cardiac views and basic measurements), how to generate and interpret Doppler signals). 

Lectures will be illustrated with large amount of Case Discussion in order to get you familiar with basic Echocardiography interpretation and ultrasonographic findings in most common acquired cardiac diseases in both dogs and cats. 

About the Course

  • Participants will be scanning in small groups (3 attendees per station) in order to maximise hands on scanning time and practical guidance.
  • Each group will have its own ultrasound system.
  • Participants will need to bring their own animal(s) for scanning, and are responsible for sedation if required.
  • Total CPD 14 points (7 points per day)
  • Approved by the Hong Kong Veterinary Surgeons Board and AAVSB’s Registry of Approved Continuing Education

 

Speakers:

Dr Myriam Baranger-Ete, DVM EMSAVM MRCVS
Dr. Anna Tidholm, DVM, PhD, Dipl ECVIM-CA (Cardiology) 

Cost:

Members of HKVA and its affiliated associations: HK$8,500 for both days 
Non-members: HK$10,000 for both days 

Venue:

Hong Kong Marine Life Stranding and Education Centre, Ocean Park 

To Register:

For enquiries, please email: secretariat@medcom.com.hk 

HKVA Evening Seminar: What is new in the treatment of heart failure in dogs and cats?
An update on Consensus statements

October 2021

*Dates TBC later in the year depending on COVID restrictions

Date: October 2021
CPD: 2.5

Treatment of congestive heart failure in dogs has been widely debated and the first consensus statement for dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease was published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal medicine in 2009 as “ACVIM consensus statement for the treatment of canine chronic valvular heart disease”. This statement was recently updated 2019 and will be presented. Management of congestive heart failure and arterial thromboembolism in cast will also be discussed.

Seminar schedule:

7:00 – 8:00 pm: Registration & Buffet Dinner
8:00 – 10:30 pm: Seminar

Speakers:

Dr. Anna Tidholm, DVM, PhD, Dipl ECVIM-CA (Cardiology) 

Cost:

Early bird online registration to be confirmed
$480 (Members of HKVA and its affiliated associations)
$750 (Others)
Registration and payment after that $1000

Venue:

Huthard Room II & Presidents Room, 3/F South Tower, YMCA
41 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
http://www.ymcahk.org.hk

To Register:

For enquiries, please email: secretariat@medcom.com.hk 

China

In collaboration with IVC and accredited by CVMA (Chinese Veterinary Medicine Association)

DATES TO BE CONFIRMED SOON

Course 1: 4 Days – Basic Abdominal Ultrasound Course

Course 2: 4 Days – Basic Echocardiography Course

Course 3: 5 Days – Advanced Abdominal Ultrasound Course, Contract Ultrasound, Ocular Ultrasound, Neck Ultrasound & MSK

Course 4: 2 Days – Advanced Echocardiography Course + 1 Day Practical Revision + 2 Days Examination

Singapore

We bring you the following courses in collaboration with Temasek Polytechnic 

Skills Certificate in Small Animal Ultrasound Certificate Programme 2020

  • June 14th – 16th, 2021: Intermediate Abdominal Ultrasound Course
  • September 13th – 15th, 2021: Intermediate Echocardiography Course

 

Australia

Upcoming Programmes with Soundiagnosis

  • April 24th – 25th, 2021: 2-day Basic Abdominal Ultrasound Course, Melbourse
  • November 13th – 14th, 2021: 2-day Basic Echocardiography Course, Melbourne

If you would like more information or your have any queries on our 2021 courses please do feel free contact our local team at Soundiagnosis Academy.

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Malaysia

  • 12 October 2021: FAVA Pre-Congress Small Abdominal Ultrasound Workshop, Kuching, Sarawak

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