Image Interpretation – Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Shoulder

This micro skills course considers the sonographic appearance of the shoulder. It will include an overview of normal appearances and common pathology, and discuss common pitfalls to avoid. Tips on reporting will be offered.

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 equipment and understand the patient positioning required for high quality ultrasound imaging of the shoulder
  3. Identify normal shoulder anatomy visible on ultrasound
  4. Gain an appreciation for the rationale and indications for shoulder sonography
  5. Review the ultrasound appearance of common pathologies
  6. Describe the limitations and pitfalls of ultrasound imaging of the shoulder
  7. Compare your report writing style with our suggested style

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.