Graduate Diploma in Clinical Ultrasound


      What you will learn

      The course will provide you with the knowledge base necessary for diagnostic-level performance of echocardiography and interpretation, surface ultrasound uses such as ultrasound-guided procedures and nerve blocks, and other medical specialist specific ultrasound applications such as vascular ultrasound examination.

      As a student, you will:

      Advance your knowledge of echocardiography

      Gain a deeper knowledge of anatomy and Doppler analysis, as well as valvular and aortic pathology, echocardiography assessment and transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE).

      Develop your understanding of clinical ultrasound applications

      Examine the role of ultrasound in a range of clinical situations relevant to perioperative and critical care practice.

      Learn from rich and varied case studies

      Discover how to formally report diagnostic echocardiography studies and benefit from a range of complex case studies.

      As a student of this online course, you will need to obtain practical experience at your institution or attend hands-on workshops to supplement your knowledge base.

      Course structure

      The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Ultrasound is a 100-point program, designed to take one year if studying full time, or two years if undertaken part-time.

      You must complete eight core subjects, each worth 12.5 points.


      A part-time workload involves two subjects per semester, with an estimated 10 hours study time per week. A full-time workload involves four subjects per semester and an estimated 20 hours study time per week.

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