Image Interpretation – Head and Neck Ultrasound: Cranial

Ultrasound is the primary modality for imaging the brain in neonates and young infants. This micro skills course will cover the technique, normal anatomy, normal variants and pathology. It will also give advice on report writing and potential imaging pitfalls.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
College of Radiographers

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Describe the appropriate ultrasound equipment and standard technique for neonatal brain imaging
  3. Identify the anatomy of the neonatal brain visible on ultrasound
  4. Identify normal variants
  5. Recognise pathology, including hydrocephalus and intraventricular haemorrhage
  6. Describe the ultrasound findings and write an appropriate report

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.