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Professional Issues in Ultrasound

Course Details

Course/Module Code



23-24 Accredited 15 credits



23-24 Non-Accredited 15 credits



Course Dates

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Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 08/12/23. If the closing date has passed please contact us for availability. PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time. Induction Day: Wednesday 10th January 2024 (09:30-16:30) - recommended to attend most probably online. Submission required: 13th May 2024. Please refer to Antonio Sassano for full details of attendance dates.



Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 10 January 2024ONLINE09:30 - 16:30
Wednesday - 24 January 2024ONLINE09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 28 February 2024ONLINE09:00 - 16:00
Thursday - 29 February 2024ONLINE09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 06 March 2024ONLINE09:00 - 16:00




You will be assessed on a written 2,500 word assignment.

Formative support will be achieved by the module team providing on going feedback on set learning activities and group discussions.



Careers/further study

This level 7 (Masters level) module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Medical Ultrasound
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing).


On successful completion of this level 7 (Masters level) module, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of professional, ethical and legal issues relevant to ultrasound imaging practice and extended roles
  • Critically reflect on professional regulation and accountability and how this relates to practice.
  • Critically reflect on complex cases and assess the differing communication needs of clients undergoing imaging investigations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role that the healthcare team and external agencies have in the management and support of a patient's health and wellbeing within the field of medical ultrasound.

Course Director

Glenda Toach/Mel Williams

Entry Requirements

To apply, you must be working in a relevant area of ultrasound practice.


This 15 credit Professional Issues in Ultrasound module will introduce you toprofessional; legal and ethical theories; and principles relevant to healthcare practice focusing on medical imaging.

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15 credit level 7 module

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