Training Course in Clinical Abdominal Ultrasound

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Training Course in Clinical Abdominal Ultrasound

TrainR4U is a robot-assisted blended learning programme in abdominal ultrasound aiming to improve the skills of physicians to provide more effective, safer, and faster abdominal ultrasounds.

The programme consists of theoretical and practical classes taught by internationally recognised experts and relies on innovative telemedicine technology. From our programme, students will be able to identify barriers, assess comfort with the machine, interpret images, and incorporate knowledge into clinical practice. The objective of this Training Course in Clinical Abdominal Ultrasound is to capacitate current and future health professionals to acquire/improve skills on that imaging technique. A conclusion certification is awarded by the University of Coimbra, with a value of 1.5 ECTS.

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What you get



Eligibility Requirements

The learning programme is specially open to:

  • Physicians from various specialties and medical students
  • Health professionals and students of imaging and radiology
  • Geriatrics clinicians

Key Details


  • The programme is a 40-hour b-learning course, focusing on abdominal ultrasound imaging, that includes both theoretical – online – and practical – hands-on – training

Dublin Edition:

  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Application dates: 8 August – 19 September 2023
  • Asynchronous online modules: 2 – 30 November 2023
  • Practical lessons: 6 – 9 December


  • 200€ to be paid at the moment of registration
  • Certification fees can be consulted here

Teaching Process and Grading

  • Teaching process is based on monitoring the work of learners – appropriation of content, clarification of doubts, and carrying out individual and group activities
  • Students will perform tasks related to the ultrasound exploration of the abdomen to recognize anatomical structures or make a simple measurement of an organ or part of it. Immediate feedback will be given by the teacher with a demonstration of procedures.
  • Participants’ confidentiality will be guaranteed by signing a confidentiality agreement upon registration.
  • Students will perform a final test on the theoretical and practical concepts acquired.
  • Activities will be classified on a scale from 0 to 20 values, with the final grade being the arithmetic average of the theoretical component and the practical component in equal parts

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