APLAR PreCongress Basic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshop - APLAR 2016, Shanghai

China Rheumatology Association & The Hong Kong Society of Rheumatology
EULAR Endorsed Basic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course
Shanghai, China 24-26 September 2016


Official language: English

Simultaneous projection slides both in English and Chinese will be presented.
Assistants who speak both Chinese and English in the hands-on session will be available at all 6 stations

  • A certificate of attendance and competency assessment will be supplied for each participant.
  • The registration fee includes 3 days workshop, lunch and coffee breaks.



  • To provide basic understanding of the principle of diagnostic ultrasound
  • To know about the normal ultrasound appearance of various tissues relevant to musculoskeletal MSK
  • To know the applications of USG in the clinical management of MSK medicine and its limitations
  • To acquire hand-on experience in the operation of ultrasound machine
  • To learn about basic positioning of patients and acquire standardized scan for various joint regions



  • Conduct a series of lectures
  • Course handout
  • Parallel hand-on workshop for various joint regions


Extended Application Deadline: August 31st, 2016


Registration Required:

After being selected by the Committee, you will be requested to register for the workshop. The workshop fee is USD 940 for the 3 days. Please note that this course has a 40 person registration minimum and is limited to 75 registrants.

Applicants will be considered on a first come first serve basis. Up to 10 candidates will be shortlisted in the event of cancellations.

Applicants shall be scrutinized by the Organizing Committee. The decision of the Organizing Committee shall be final with respect to selection of candidates for the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course.


Application Process

To apply for the APLAR Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course 2016, please download the Application Form and submit via email to aplar2016@kenes.com
Include with your application the following documents:

  • A short curriculum vitae
  • One recent photo