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Nursing

Course highlights

  • System orientation and probe manipulation techniques
  • Transabdominal and translabial techniques
  • Third Trimester scanning techniques

$2,250.00$2,390.00

Course Dates
  • Select Start Date
  • 12 Nov 2024 $2,390.00

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 focuses on hands-on practical scanning of real patient models of varying gestations within the third trimester.

Who should attend?

  • Midwife
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner

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 and PW.
  • 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) and Deepest Vertical Pocket (DVP).
  • Scan and measure the umbilical artery cord doppler and the middle cerebral artery doppler.
  • Be aware of the limitations of point of care ultrasound and when to on-refer the patient.

Prerequisites

The prior ultrasound experience assumed for this course is highlighted below.

None/Minimal Don’t use ultrasound
Limited Use ultrasound weekly/monthly
Moderate/Experienced Use ultrasound daily/weekly

Accreditation

ASUM

CCPU units included in the course:

  • Basic Monitoring the Fetus
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 4.75
Practical 8
Total 12.75
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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.