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This year's X-ray course

March 14-15, 2024

Dog & cat

An in-depth, interactive course in abdominal and chest x-rays. Lectures are interspersed with a large amount of image interpretation and quizzes.

Online: 12 700 SEK 

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The course is moved from, but with the same content and lecturer.

Step 1-approved course

The course is approved for credit in the Swedish specialist training in diseases of dogs and cats, stage 1, and the Norwegian specialist training.

Target group: veterinarians

Level: for everyone

The course is held online: In recent years, this course has developed into an interactive online course. The group exercises take place in different digital rooms. We recommend that you use a computer, preferably with a headset and with a working camera for the best experience.

This is what the schedule looked like for the course in 2023

Dag 1

08.00 – 08.15 Registration/login
08.15 – 09.00 Introduction to thoracic radiology
09.00 – 10.00 Lungs
10.00 – 10.15 Break
10.15 – 11.15 Lungs cont.
11.15 - 11.45 Quiz: What is the lung pattern?

11.45 – 12.30 Cardiovascular structures
12.30 – 1.15pm Lunch
13.15 – 13.45 Mediastinal structures
13.45– 14.30 Pleural and extrathoracic structures
14.30– 15.00 Break
15.00 – 17.00 Practical image interpretation and review

Day 2

08.15 – 08.45 Introduction to abdominal radiology
08.45– 10.00 Gastrointestinal tract
10.00 – 10.15 Break
10.15 – 10.30 Gastrointestinal tract cont.
10.30 - 11.00 Quiz: Is it a foreign body?

11.00 – 12.15 Liver, spleen, pancreas, urinary tract, genitals

12.15 - 12.30 Mass in the abdomen
12.30 – 1.15pm Lunch
13.15 – 14.00 Abdominal cavity
14.00 – 14.30 Practical image interpretation
14.30 – 14.45 Break
14.45 – 16.00 Continuation of practical image interpretation and conclusion

Why should you attend the X-ray course?


Learn how to best read an X-ray, different shortcuts and how to avoid pitfalls so you can confidently and accurately assess abdominal and thoracic images.


Kursen innehåller flertalet fallpresentationer, gruppövningar och quiz med interaktiva moment för att optimera inlärningen. 


The course is approved for credit in the Swedish specialist training in the diseases of dogs and cats, step 1, and the Norwegian specialist training. This ensures a high quality of the course's content and structure. 



Please use the form to register


Course fee: 12 700 SEK excl VAT

Tack för din anmälan!

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Objectives of the course, after completing the course the participant will:

have an understanding of basic radiation protection.

have knowledge of general x-ray physics and x-ray technology abdomen and thorax.

have developed a systematic and effective technique for interpreting abdominal and thoracic images in dogs and cats.

be able to account for the normal and race-typical anatomy and how it changes in different projections and races.

understand and describe different types of abdominal and thoracic changes including different contrast examinations and grade the findings according to their most likely radiological diagnosis.

have knowledge of current literature, links and web-based aids.

What the participants think

“An incredibly good overall course in thorax and abdomen radiology! "

"Much needed in daily clinical work and especially when you are alone on call"

“Very educational, useful and above all very interesting!”

“Informative and well structured course with very good handouts to take home!”
"Really a good course, learned a lot, a lot!"

“Very instructive course, perfect combination of knowledge needed in everyday clinical practice to interpret radiographs.”

"Pedagogically laid out course that gives the course participant good tools to be able to interpret future X-rays themselves."

“Very good and instructive course”

"Indispensable for all small animal practitioners who work in smaller clinics without diagnostic imaging"

"Very good and relevant to everyday life as a veterinarian."

"Competent course leader and pedagogically laid out. Recommends everyone who works clinically to take this course!"

"Great, gave me an image interpretation lift!"

"Good and valuable course, with very good course material! Thank you!"

"Instructive, suddenly feels much easier with X-ray reading!"

"A very fun, structured, nutritious and exciting course!"





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