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Obstetric Ultrasound

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


Course Dates
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  • 21 Jun 2023 $2,200.00


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


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.



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


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

Theoretical 2
Practical 11
Total 13

Australian Institute of Ultrasound
2 Miami Key
Broadbeach Waters
QLD 4218

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