SonoSite embarks on a new era in training and education

SonoSite continues to lead the way in ultrasound education and training, opening a new UK Education Centre at Great Marlings, Luton, in October 2013.
Delegates of the inaugural course
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Jan. 15, 2014 - PRLog -- SonoSite continues to lead the way in ultrasound education and training, opening a new UK Education Centre at Great Marlings, Luton, in October 2013. The purpose-designed training facility boasts a comfortable lecture theatre and superbly equipped training rooms, allowing delegates to gain valuable ultrasound experience using the most up-to-date equipment.

SonoSite has built a faculty of renowned specialists, each with many years’ experience of using ultrasound in their respective disciplines, and developed a wide range of courses suitable both for participants with limited use of ultrasound in their daily practice and existing users wishing to further develop their skill set. Courses cover a broad range of disciplines, including anaesthesia, critical care, emergency medicine, interventional procedures, musculoskeletal applications, and visual medicine workshops. Practical demonstrations, with images projected onto overhead display screens to ensure excellent visibility for all delegates, are supplemented by hands-on practice sessions, providing the perfect opportunity for participants to discover the potential of point-of-care ultrasound for themselves.

The inaugural course, Ultrasound Guided Venous Access, was held on the 10th of October. Course director Professor Richard McWilliams, Consultant Interventional Radiologist at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, commented: “It was a great pleasure to be course director for the opening session at the new Education Centre. The Centre is very bright and welcoming, and well equipped with the latest ultrasound systems and imaging phantoms, providing a good environment for teaching and imparting technical skills to course participants.”

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SonoSite helped pioneer the concept of portable, point-of-care ultrasound, and it continues to be a world-leading manufacturer and innovator of bedside ultrasound systems as well as an industry leader in ultra high-frequency micro-ultrasound technology. Headquartered near Seattle, the company is represented by 26 subsidiaries and a global distribution network in over 100 countries. SonoSite’s portable, compact systems are expanding the use of ultrasound across the clinical spectrum by cost-effectively bringing high-performance ultrasound to the point of patient care. For more information, go to:

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. oversees a direct sales distribution network in the UK and provides sales and marketing support.

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit
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