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Obstetric Ultrasound

Course highlights

  • Ultrasound machine orientation
  • Transducer manipulation techniques
  • Early pregnancy assessment
  • Transabdominal and transvaginal techniques
  • Third Trimester ultrasound

$2,200.00

Course Dates
  • Select Start Date
  • 24 Jan 2023 $2,200.00Not available
  • 15 Feb 2023 $2,200.00Not available
  • 15 Mar 2023 $2,200.00
  • 12 Apr 2023 $2,200.00
  • 24 May 2023 $2,200.00
  • 02 Aug 2023 $2,200.00
  • 23 Aug 2023 $2,200.00
  • 04 Oct 2023 $2,200.00
  • 18 Oct 2023 $2,200.00
  • 29 Nov 2023 $2,200.00
  • 20 Dec 2023 $2,200.00

Description

This two-day basic obstetric ultrasound course is specifically designed for medical professionals who have an interest in point of care ultrasound (PoCUS).

It is suitable for those who aim to develop transabdominal and transvaginal techniques to acquire, interpret, and apply ultrasound to clinical management and improve patient care. Practical scanning of real patient models at varying gestations is included across the two days.

Who should attend?

  • Emergency Physician
  • General Practitioner
  • Gynaecologist
  • Junior House Officer
  • Midwife
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Obstetrician
  • Paramedic
  • Rural Generalist
  • Senior House Officer
  • Sonographer

Objectives

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

  • 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;
  • Identify & measure the cervix length;
  • Identify & examine the placenta;
  • Describe some placenta, cord & cervix- variants & pathology;
  • Discuss translabial scanning;
  • Establish fetal lie and locate fetal structure;s
  • Identify & record cardiac activity;
  • M-mode;
  • Pulsed Wave ( > 12 weeks);
  • 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.

Accreditation

ASUM

CCPU Units included in this course:

  • Basic Early Pregnancy
  • Basic Monitoring the Fetus
ACEM

Course 037 is approved for 15.25 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as complying with ACEM standards and policies.

ACRRM

This course is approved for 16 total activity hours. PDP units: 1 Performance Review, 15 Educational Activity. MOPS points: 1. Grant eligibility: Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Obstetrics, Surgery.

RACGP

CPD Accredited Activity 40 points under RACGP 2020-22 CPD program. RACGP Provider Number 214288, Activity ID 192279.

ACM

Australian College of Midwives CPD Endorsed Activity.

RANZCOG

Approved for RANZCOG Trainees for FRANZCOG training.

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HOURS
Theoretical 4.25
Practical 8
Total 12.25
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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.