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Nurses

Course highlights

  • System orientation and probe manipulation techniques
  • Transabdominal, transvaginal and translabial techniques
  • Identifying the cervix
  • Placental location
  • Fetal presentation (location and lie)
  • Fetal Biometry
  • Amniotic Fluid Index (AFI)
  • Cord Doppler

$2,200.00

Course Dates
  • Select Start Date
  • 21 Jun 2023 $2,200.00

Description

This two-day third trimester ultrasound course is specifically designed for Midwives and Nurses who have an interest in point of care ultrasound (PoCUS). This course focusses on hands-on practical scanning of real patient models of varying gestations within the third trimester.

Who should attend?

  • General Practitioner
  • Gynaecologist
  • Junior House Officer
  • Midwife
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Obstetrician
  • Retrieval Medicine Physician
  • Rural Generalist
  • Senior House Officer
  • Sonographer

Objectives

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

  • Identify and measure the cervix length;
  • Identify and examine the placenta;
  • Describe some placenta, cord and cervix variants and pathology;
  • Establish fetal lie and locate fetal structures;
  • Identify and record cardiac activity;
  • M-mode;
  • Locate correct planar anatomy and measure fetal biometry (BPD, HC, AC & FL & EFW);
  • Identify signs of fetal wellbeing;
  • Scan and measure the Amniotic Fluid Index (AFI);
  • Scan and measure the umbilical artery cord Doppler;
  • Be aware of the limitations of point of care ultrasound and when to on-refer the patient.

Accreditation

ACM

Australian College of Midwives CPD Endorsed Activity, 13 CPD Endorsed hours.

MC

This event is approved as continuing midwifery education by the Midwifery Council. Approval number: 2019CME016E

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HOURS
Theoretical 2
Practical 11
Total 13
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VENUE

Australian Institute of Ultrasound
2 Miami Key
Broadbeach Waters
QLD 4218

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CATERING

Morning tea, a light lunch and refreshments are provided each day.