Section menu

You are here

Short courses and study days

Welcome to the SoR Short Courses and Study Days section which showcases regional and national event opportunities. The following short courses / study days are now available for booking:

To advertise on this page, please contact The cost per 100 words for a listing, which includes one printed advert in Synergy News, is £175 (including VAT) for courses which cost between £51 and £200 per delegate per day or £250 (incl VAT) for courses which charge more than £200 per delegate per day.

Regional committees of the SCoR will not be charged, nor will organisers of study days costing £50 or less per day. Display advertisements are available at normal rates.

January 2021 

MSK MRI for Beginners Course

This study day is a beginner’s course for healthcare professionals interested in interpreting musculoskeletal MRI.

  • When: Saturday 30 January 2021 (All day)
  • Where: online, via Zoom
  • Course cost: £150
  • Contact email / registration:
  • Website:
  • Topics: Musculoskeletal
  • Accreditation: Provides 6 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD Scheme of the Royal College of Radiologists.

The study day aims to provide participants with a practical, stimulating, step by step guide on interpretation of musculoskeletal MRI:

  • cased based;
  • assumes little or no prior experience in MSK MRI; and
  • covers most commonly performed MSK MRI studies: knee, shoulder and lumbar spine.

Target audience
This course is pitched at a level suitable for radiology registrars, radiographers, physiotherapists and orthopaedic registrars with an interest in interpreting musculoskeletal MRI in their clinical practice.

Learning outcomes
By the end of the course, the attendee will have:

  • An understanding of MR anatomy and appearance of most common pathology of knee, shoulder and lumbar spine;
  • An appreciation of a step by step approach to interpreting MSK MRI;
  • Greater confidence reading MSK MRI; and
  • Identified any knowledge gaps relevant to his/her practice, and ways by which these can be addressed.


  • Taught by a practicing consultant radiologist with extensive experience in MSK MRI interpretation and teaching
  • Focuses on concepts someone new to MSK MRI interpretation may find challenging
  • Case based and hence relevant to day to day practice
  • Covers most common pathology enabling attendees to make a start interpreting musculoskeletal MRI
  • Limited number of delegates to facilitate interactivity

Please email for a registration form.

February 2021 

Online Uterine Artery and MCA Doppler Study Day

This seminar is ideally for Practitioners practicing obstetric ultrasound.

When: Saturday 20 February 2021 (09:30 - 12:00 GMT) 
Where: online, via Zoom
Course cost: £70
Accreditation: This course is 2.5 CPD Hours.

Course Synopsis
This CPD will educate practitioners performing obstetric ultrasound in the application of uterine artery and middle cerebral artery (MCA) Doppler’s to allow introduction of these into practice to support the Saving Babies’ Lives care bundle version 2, which was designed to support providers, commissioners and professionals to take action to reduce stillbirths.

• Understanding the reason behind implementation of additional Doppler studies
• Understanding the use of different Doppler studies and their impact on pregnancies at risk of perinatal morbidity and mortality

Learning Outcomes
• Doppler principles and it’s application in obstetric ultrasound
• The benefits of obtaining MCA and Uterine Artery Dopplers
• Techniques in producing an MCA and uterine artery Doppler
• How to interpret Doppler results

For further information and to register, please visit:

March 2021

BMUS General Medical Ultrasound Study Day

**Please note this is the rescheduled 2020 event.**

This one day course will cover a number of General Medical Ultrasound areas, including:

  • New Techniques in ultrasound imaging, Pamela Parker, Hull Royal Infirmary
  • Ultrasound in chronic liver disease, Prof Adrian Lim, Charing Cross Hospital
  • Top tips for imaging the renal tract, Mr Gerry Johnson, Tameside Hospital and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Top tips for chest & lung ultrasound, Dr Adrian Wong, Royal Surrey County Hospital
  • What you need to know about cross sectional imaging in a nutshell, Dr Charis Lois, King’s College Hospital

For more information please contact

Content tools

Accessibility controls

Text size