Master Course in Pediatric Thyroid Ultrasound

Nov 11, 2022-Nov 12, 2022, 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (ET)


This two-day ultrasound (US) course is hosted by the Pediatric Thyroid Center and the Department of Radiology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). On day one, participants will experience a comprehensive series of lectures from CHOP’s expert multi-disciplinary team designed to further demonstrate and highlight important factors to consider in pediatric thyroid US as compared with adults. The topics of discussion will range from workflow operations for point-of-care US at the bedside, examining both the thyroid and neck region for lymph nodes in a variety of disorders/conditions, review and utility of the TIRADS scoring system, and Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNAB). On day two, participants will have an immersive, hands-on experience with CHOP’s expert team to obtain hand-over-hand training in ultrasound technique. The target audience for this course are any healthcare workers providing care for pediatric patients with thyroid disease, thyroid nodules, or thyroid cancer; including but not limited to: pediatric endocrinologists, interventional radiologists, trainees, sonographers/ultrasound techs, etc.

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Related specialties: general pediatrics, endocrinology, radiology