Upcoming Events

IVS offer a range of Ultrasound Workshops and Courses. All courses provided are RACE approved, CE points are allocated and recognised for IVUSS Certification.

Here are our Upcoming Events in each region.

 

** Please note owing to the Coronavirus situation all dates will be confirmed on an ongoing basis.  Please refer back to this page and we will keep you posted. 

Singapore

We bring you the following courses in collaboration with Temasek Polytechnic 

Skills Certificate in Small Animal Ultrasound Certificate Programme 2020

  • March 18th – 20th 2020 : 3 days Basic Small Animal Echocardiography Course – Completed
  • May 18th 2020 : 1 day Small Animal Echocardiography Workshop – 12th November 2020
  • September 1st – 3rd 2020 : 3 days Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasound Workshop 9th – 11th November 2020
  • November 16th 2020 : 1 day Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasound Workshop 17th December 2020

Year 2021 Intermediate and Advanced Courses for Echocardiography/Abdominal will follow.

 

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Australia

Upcoming Programmes with Soundiagnosis

  • May 8th – 9th 2020: Abdominal Ultrasound Practical Workshop, Melbourne – *Postponed due to Coronavirus – new dates 18th & 19th September, 2020
  • August 22nd – 23rd 2020: 2 day Basic Echocardiography, Melbourne – *Postponed due to Coronavirus – new dates 12th & 13th February, 2021
  • Date to be confirmed: 1 day Basic Echocardiography Practical Workshop, Melbourne

If you would like more information or your have any queries on our 2020 courses please do feel free contact our local team at Soundiagnosis Academy.

Hong Kong

HKVA 2 day Basic Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasound Course
11th & 12th February – New dates expected to be 4th & 5th October 2021

 

*Postponed due to the Coronavirus situation

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

Two-day Basic Small Animal Echocardiography Workshop
February 18th & 19th 2020 – New dates expected to be 7th & 8th October 2021

 

*Postponed due to the Coronavirus situation

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: A systematic approach to
ECG interpretation beyond pattern recognition

New date expected to be 7th October 2021

*Postponed due to the Coronavirus situation

Date: February 18th 2020 
Time: 7pm – 10.30pm
CPD: 2.5

To be able to solve ECG-recordings correctly, it is essential to use a systematic approach. The lectures include basic physiology of heart, the mechanisms of arrhythmias, determination of mean electrical axis, common and more uncommon supra ventricular and ventricular arrhythmias, bundle branch blocks, AV-blocks, etc. A step-wise method will be implemented to diagnose ECG abnormalities on a series of clinical cases that we will solve together.

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 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 

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

New date expected to be 8th October 2021

*Postponed due to the Coronavirus situation

Date: February 19th 2020
Time: 7pm – 10.30pm
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)

**All programmes are postponed until 2021, however STAY TUNED for online theory course options this year.

Small Animal Ultrasound Certificate Programme 2020 

  • March 23rd – 26th 2020 : Course 1 – 4 day Basic Abdominal Ultrasound course – POSTPONED
  • June 15th – 18th 2020 : Course 2 – 4 day Basic Echocardiography course – POSTPONED
  • Sept 7th – 11th 2020 : Course 3 – 5 day Advanced Abdominal Ultrasound course, Contrast Ultrasound, Ocular Ultrasound, Neck Ultrasound & MSK – POSTPONED
  • Oct 19th – 23rd 2020 : Course 4 : 2 day Advanced Echocardiography course  + 1 day Practical Revision + 2 days Examination – POSTPONED

 

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Other 2020 China courses :

    • May 11th – 14th 2020 : 4 day – Small Animal Basic Echocardiography course – POSTPONED
    • November 9th –12th 2020 : 4 day – Small Animal Advanced Abdominal Ultrasound course- POSTPONED
    • December 7th – 10th 2020 : 4 day – Small Animal Advanced Echocardiography course – POSTPONED

To Register:

To find out more about our courses in China and to register please contact drmyriam@internationalvetservices.com

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur Courses

August 26th – 28th 2020 : 3 days Basic Echocardiography (Putra University) – *Postponed due to Coronavirus – new dates expected 2021

Europe

2020 Programme Coming Soon – Stay Tuned

For More Information