Third Trimester (Late Pregnancy) Ultrasound for Midwives and Nurses.
-This 2-day program is specifically designed for Midwives and Nurses who have an interest in point of care ultrasound.
-Lots of practical scanning with volunteers of varying gestations within the 3rd trimester.
-System orientation and probe manipulation techniques
-Transabdominal, transvaginal and translabial techniques
-Identifying the cervix
-Fetal presentation (location and lie)
-Amniotic Fluid index (AFI)
On completion of the course the student should be able to:
-Identify & measure the cervix length
-Identify & examine the placenta
-Describe some placenta, cord & cervix- variants & pathology
-Establish fetal lie and locate fetal structures
-Identify & record cardiac activity
-Locate correct planar anatomy & measure fetal biometry (BPD, HC, AC & FL & EFW)
-Identify signs of fetal wellbeing
-Scan & measure the Amniotic Fluid Index
-Scan & measure the umbilical artery cord Doppler
-Be aware of the limitations of point of care ultrasound and when to on-refer the patient.
ACM -12 hours for the Workshop. 2 hours for Pre-Reading Materials.Total of 14 CPD hours
December 11th -12th 2019