This course is designed for the medical professional already performing ultrasound procedures. Boost your confidence by attending our three day OB/GYN ultrasound course that is focused on the ultrasound examination and evaluation of the female pelvis. Each day begins with lecture, including physics, instrumentation, female anatomy, fetal biometry. Case studies will be presented to familiarize the participants with normal and abnormal findings.
Participants will finish the day in our on-site scanning lab, where they will benefit from live models and hands on experience supervised by a faculty member. The course will give participants the skills and knowledge necessary to complete and understand an ultrasound using transabdominal and endovaginal protocols according to AIUM guidelines.
At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
Utilize the principles of instrumentation to obtain diagnostic images
Recognize normal and abnormal pelvic anatomy
Identify the difference in techniques related to transabdominal and endovaginal pelvic scanning techniques
Identify basic fetal anatomy and biophysical profile
Identify basic fetal anomalies and their ultrasound appearance
Apply appropriate measurement techniques in transabdominal and endovaginal scanning
Identify ultrasound findings in evaluating ectopic pregnancy
Introduction to ultrasound physics and instrumentation
Pelvic anatomy transabdominal and endovaginal
Fetal anatomy and biometry
AIUM Scan protocols and patient preparation
Placenta and fetal Doppler
Hands-on scan lab
Physicians seeking additional information for OB and gynecological ultrasound. Physician specialties can include but are not limited to OB/GYN specialists, family practice, internal medicine, emergency medicine or radiology. In addition, this course is beneficial for nurses, midwives, sonographers, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and radiology personnel.