organising courses on musculoskeletal ultrasound in 1996. It now
consist of 4 experienced musculoskeletal ultrasound radiologists
(S. Marcelis, T. Jager and K. Vanderdood) and
the organising comittee supervised by Mrs Françoise Herbeth.
The courses are designed to guarantee sufficient hands-on
training for each participant and provide a theoretical
overview of current applications of MSUS.
Courses have been organised in Belgium, U.K.,
Sweden, Denmark and South-Africa at an average range of 5 times
a year. Besides these courses Medipoint aimes to promote the knowledge
and application of MSUS by producing teaching materials as CD-
The course in Etabeni (South Africa) has recently been accredited with 14 CME (equivalent for AMA USA) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).