Postgraduate Certificate in Clinician-Performed Ultrasound

University of Otago

Subject area

General Practice Medicine

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Entry requirements

The degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or equivalent; applicants should normally be registered for medical practice in New Zealand.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Recipients of the diploma will be medical professionals with a sound working knowledge of the role of CPU (including its limitations). They will have the technical skills to obtain quality ultrasound images, undertake ultrasound-guided procedures, interpret images and safely use the information obtained in their clinical decision-making processes, and communicate their findings to colleagues and patients.

What graduates earn

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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607

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