What you will learn

Course description: 

This Philips Clinical Education full-day course for sonographers, lab directors and managers is developed to meet the climbing need to educate the ultrasound community on the risks and implications of work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Attendees will review: causes and risk factors for injury in sonography, the most common injuries and corresponding treatments, preventative workflow and workspace measures, therapeutic exercises and stretches, and the economic impact of work-related musculoskeletal injury on the sonographer and the hospital/facility.



Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this training, you should be able to:

  • Identify the risk factors for WRMSDs as pertaining to sonography
  • Identify the symptoms associated with WRMSDs
  • Demonstrate the proper way to set up your workstation and align your posture during scanning to help reduce your risk of injury
  • Explain the importance of protecting yourself against injury
  • Perform important exercises that can help keep you healthy and able to work
  • Explain the direct and indirect economic impact of injury
Course details

Course Code: 


Delivery method: 

  • Peer-to-Peer Workshop


  • English


8 Hours

Course instructor(s) : 

Philips Instructor

Course disclaimer: 

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