Ultrasound, Echocardiography & Ankle Brachial Indicies

ultrasound

clipboardUseful in Diagnosing:

  • Prenatal growth & development
  • Assessing blood vessels, organs, musculoskeletal and soft tissue structures
  • Evaluating heart muscle & valve function
  • Screening for peripheral vascular disease

cutleryMedication & Dietary Requirements

  • Depending on the type of exam, specific requirements will be discussed upon booking
  • For fasting exams, medication can be taken with a sip of water only.

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  • Loose, comfortable clothing
  • No jewlery
  • Examination gowns are provided as necessary

clipboardComplete List of Patient Prep Instructions

 

What is Ultrasound?

Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to acquire diagnostic images.

 

An Expansion of Service

CAMIS is excited to announce that we are expanding into Sylvan Lake. CAMIS Sylvan Lake is scheduled to open in late March 2016. Please click here for more information.

In 2014 Lindsay Painchaud was hired as the Clinical Coordinator for MSK Ultrasound. We have expanded the area to include ultrasound guided pain management procedures. Please click here for more information.

 

In 2013 CAMIS expanded, providing teleultrasound services in Olds and Stettler. 

In 2011, CAMIS expanded its service to include First Trimester Combined Screen. (Nuchal Translucency)

In 2008, CAMIS expanded its service to include limited Ankle Brachial Indices (ABI) examinations.

Procedures

CAMIS offers a complete range of ultrasound procedures including:

Practicum Opportunites

CAMIS offers practicum positions for students enrolled in the diagnostic sonography program at SAIT and NAIT. 

Scholarships

CAMIS awards two scholarships, one for SAIT and one for NAIT, to students who meet certain criteria.

Congratulations to our 2017 scholarship recipients:

NAIT- Angela Vanderburg from Erskine is the NAIT winner of the CAMIS 2017 ultrasound entrance scholarship.

SAIT- Rachael Odersky from Olds is the SAIT winner of the CAMIS 2017 ultrasound entrance scholarship.

 

For Further Information

Please contact Janine Burant, Manager Ultrasound/Echocardiography.

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