Obstetric & Gynaecological Ultrasound - 4 Day Course

Obstetric & Gynaecological Ultrasound - 4 Day Course

 

DESCRIPTION

 

Evaluate all trimesters of pregnancy with a systematic approach to scanning. Acquire, interpret and integrate ultrasound findings into clinical management. Establish viability, identify multiple pregnancies, confirm situs, establish gestational age and monitor the developing fetus. Assess growth and wellbeing. Locate correct planar anatomy & measure fetal biometry, AFI and Doppler. Fine tune your probe manipulation techniques in transabdominal and transvaginal scanning. Fine tune your probe manipulation techniques in transabdominal and transvaginal scanning.Suitable for all health- practioners interested in mastering obstetric ultrasound.

 

CONTENT

 

  • System orientation and probe manipulation techniques

Gynaecology

  • Assesment of Uterus & adnexa transabdominally

First Trimester

  • Early pregnancy assessment-Transabdominal and transvaginal techniques 

Second & Third Trimester

  • Identifying the cervix & placental location
  • Fetal location and lie
  • Fetal Biometry
  • Fetal Anatomy
  • Amniotic Fluid Index (AFI)
  • Cord Doppler

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

 On completion of the course the student should be able to:

 

Early Pregnancy

  • Identify & examine an intrauterine pregnancy with a heartbeat present
  • Describe the criteria for failed pregnancy
  • Describe pregnancy of unknown location
  • Commence scanning on transvaginal phantoms

 

Monitoring the Fetus (2nd & 3rd Trimester)

  • Identify & measure the cervix  length
  • Identify & examine the placenta
  • Describe some placenta, cord & cervix- variants & pathology
  • Discuss trans labial scanning  
  • Establish fetal lie and locate fetal structures 
  • Identify & record cardiac activity
    • M-mode
    • Pulsed Wave ( > 12 weeks)
  • Locate correct planar anatomy & measure fetal biometry (BPD, HC, AC & FL & EFW)
  • Identify normal fetal anatomy & some abnormal fetal anatomy in the following regions fetal head, heart, abdomen, pelvis, spine & limbs using case based learning and presentations
  • 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

 

ACCREDITATION & APPROVALS

 

ASUM | CPU units included in the course:

  • Basic Early Pregnancy
  • Advanced Early Pregnancy
  • Monitoring the Foetus (2nd and 3rd trimester)

 

ACEM  | This course accredited for 30 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as complying with ACEM standards and policies for Early Pregnancy (1st trimester) and Monitoring the Foetus (2nd and 3rd trimester).

 

ACRRM I Approved PDP units = 27 Educational activity

Grant eligible Emergency Medicine I 3 days I Obstetrics, Surgery & Anaesthetics I 4 days

 

RACGP | CPD Accredited Activity 40 points I Activity Number: 192307

Grant eligible Emergency Medicine I 3 days I Obstetrics, Surgery & Anaesthetics I 4 days

 

LOCATION

Gold Coast Office

2 Miami Key

Broadbeach Waters, QLD 4218

Obstetric & Gynaecological Ultrasound - 4 Day Course

$3,750.00Price
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