Education | January 19th, 2022

Basic neonatal cranial ultrasound course on 26 March 2022 by EurUS.Brain

Do you want to gain basic knowledge on cranial ultrasound in the preterm and term neonate? Then take the chance and register for the upcoming basic neonatal cranial ultrasound (CUS) course on Saturday, 26th March 2022 (9h00-14h15 CET), organised by the EurUS.Brain group. The course will be held online via Zoom.

The course will introduce you to the ultrasound and doppler ultrasound technique, present the standard views that should be obtained, and teach you how to optimise your scanning settings to obtain the best possible images.

Course lectures will cover important disease entities in the neonatal period, such as: intraventricular haemorrhage and haemorrhagic infarction, white matter injury, birth asphyxia, and posterior fossa abnormalities.
Target groups:

The course is targeted towards neonatal unit staff who want to learn the essential skills to perform bedside neonatal cerebral ultrasound scanning, incl. pediatricians, neonatologists, radiologists and other specialists, as well as trainees.
Learning objectives:

Basic CUS course programme:

09:00-09:10 Call open, welcome: Sylke Steggerda and Sandra Horsch
Moderator: Ana Alarcon, Sylke Steggerda
09:10-09:30 Cranial ultrasound, technique and timing – Jeroen Dudink
09:30-09:40 Discussion
09:40-10:00 Doppler ultrasound, technique and clinical aspects – Sandra Horsch
10:00-10:10 Discussion
10:10-10:30 Intraventricular haemorrhage and complications- Eva Valverde
10:30-10:40 Discussion

10.40-11:00 Coffee/tea break

Moderator: Jeroen Dudink, Eva Valverde
11:00-11:20 White matter injury - Sandra Horsch
11:20-11:30 Discussion
11:30-11:50 Acquired neonatal posterior fossa lesions – Sylke Steggerda
11:50-12:00 Discussion
12:00-12:20 The term baby with perinatal asphyxia – Ana Alarcon
12:20-12:30 Discussion

12:30- 13:00 Lunch break

Moderator: A. Alarcon, J. Dudink, S. Horsch, S. Steggerda, E Valverde
13:00-14:00 Interactive case discussion and quiz
14:00-14:15 Closing remarks and good bye

Course fee/registration:

Course fee: 100,00 EUR (for ESPR members the course fee is reduced to 90,00 EUR)

To register for the course, please transfer the course fee to the ESPR bank account and send a copy of the remittance along with your contact details (name, institution, address) to

European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR)
IBAN: CH90 0483 5032 9470 3200 0
Reference: Registration Basic Neonatal CUS Course March 2022
Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

For more info on the course and the EurUS.Brain Group, please click here.