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The perfect way to start your ultrasound journey.  This training platform starts with 2 recorded lectures to give you the basics of patient prep, transducer orientation, image acquisition, ultrasound artifacts and more.  Then we follow that up with three live CoreVu Scan Assist sessions.  These sonographer assisted scanning sessions will put into action what we just learned.  Each session will focus on a new skill, including system workflow and full abdominal scanning.  This course is 5 RACE CE approved. Cost: $450. Skill Builder is only available for the Wisonic ultrasound systems.

What can CoreVu Scan Assist and online education do for you?

Pairing CoreVu with online education will shorten your learning cycle, increase anatomy recognition and help you diagnose more cases quickly and accurately.   Core Imaging offers both online and in person training.   You pick which is right for you!

Whether you want to dive in depth or utilize AFAST scanning Core Imaging offers the education you need.   We have paired with the experts in veterinary education and diagnosis. 

With our online offerings you can train when you want, how you want and how long you want.  All online offerings are RACE certified allowing for CE credits to be offered at the end of every module.  

We also look forward to the day when we can safely offer our in-person classes again.  Watch this page for announcements regarding in person learning.

Skill Builder

Meet our experts

Dr. Sonya Gordon
BSc, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate ACVIM Cardiology

Dr. Sonya Gordon is ACVIM Diplomate in Cardiology, Professor of cardiology and Eugene Ch’en Chair in Cardiology at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science. 

She has published manuscripts, book chapters and a textbook. Her interests and expertise in teaching have led to many invitations to organize and participate in continuing education events for veterinarians and veterinary cardiologists globally. These opportunities, coupled with her involvement in multicenter international studies, have provided her with a global perspective of veterinary cardiology.

Dr. Gordon considers College Station, Texas home and shares her life with her husband, 3 dogs and 2 cats. 

Sonya Gordon


Martha Moon Larson

  • Professor

    • Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

    • Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine   

    • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • Education:

    • DVM: Ohio State University: 1981

    • Intern in medicine/surgery: Animal Medical Center: 1981-84

    • Residency in Radiology: Ohio State University:  1984-86

    • MS: Ohio State University: 1986

    • Diplomate ACVR: 1987

Special interests:
Imaging of the pancreas and hepatobiliary system

Martha Moon Larson


Christopher Paige
MS, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Dr. Christopher Paige has always been passionate about animals. Today, he is proud to put that passion to work as a veterinary cardiologist who has been in the field for over 13 years. Dr. Paige is board-certified in Cardiology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). For more than nine years, he has worked in private specialty practices in Mesa, Phoenix, and Flagstaff, Arizona, where he offers full, interventional cardiology services.

In 2012, Dr. Paige was recruited into cardiovascular research at a global human medical device company and temporarily left private practice for preclinical medical device research. In 2014, he started a mobile practice to provide veterinary cardiology services to Flagstaff, AZ, and surrounding areas of Northern Arizona. For the past 4 years, he also remains an adjunct clinical faculty member at Midwestern College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). In August 2016, Dr. Paige opened Valley Veterinary Cardiology to offer the Valley's first cardiology-specific practice dedicated to patient, client, and primary care veterinarian support. Aside from mobile practice, he has stationary practices at various specialty hospitals in Arizona (Phoenix and Glendale). In collaboration with a Internal Medicine specialist, Dr. Paige opened Valley Veterinary Internal Medicine to expand the mobile veterinary specialty services. In 2018, he also opened AZVETIDEAS, which is a veterinary medical device consulting company.

In October 2019, AxisVetTM was created to provide general and specialty veterinarians with high quality telemedicine and Holter monitoring services. Over the last year, AxisVetTM has rapidly expanded its customer base not only nationally but internationally as well.  

Christopher Paige


Dr. Robert O’Brien

Dr. O’Brien obtained his DVM from Ohio State University and completed his residency in radiology from the University of Pennsylvania. He was a major in the US Army and a veteran of the Gulf War. He was on faculty at the universities of Wisconsin, Kansas State, and Illinois throughout an active academic career. He has over 100 peer-reviewed published manuscripts. He is an international expert in contrast ultrasound and advanced CT imaging. He founded the International Veterinary Ultrasound Society. He was on the examination committee of the ACVR for 5 years.

He is currently the Director of Radiology for Epica International & Epica Medical Innovations and has continued to spread his influence as Head of Radiology for a newly founded company, Peregrine Radiology. He is most happy to have returned to Maine and enjoying the northern New England lifestyle running trails and climbing mountains.

Dr. Robert O’Brien