2- Day Essential Obstetric Ultrasound

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2- Day Essential Obstetric Ultrasound

This course is suitable for those wanting to understand the basic principles of and application of obstetric ultrasound. It fulfils the RCOG requirements for the mandatory theoretical course which forms part of the obstetric ultrasound sections of the core training modules.

We endeavour to offer an extensive review of the diagnosis and management of antenatal fetal ultrasound. (approved 10 CME points through NIMDTA).

Delegates should be aware that there will be interactive practical sessions as well as case-based discussions, which will be used to review common dilemmas, rare conditions and advance ultrasound techniques.

Course duration: 2 days

Suitable for:

  • All trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • Midwives providing antenatal care.
  • Nurses, Radiographers and Sonographers.
  • General practitioners who provide antenatal care and perform ultrasound scans in the community.

Course content:

  • Basic physics
  • Early pregnancy
  • Second and third trimester
  • Multiple pregnancy
  • Anomaly scans
  • Clinical genetics
  • Use of scanning in practical procedures and screening
  • Communicating results and breaking bad news
  • The placenta, biophysical assessment and dopplers.