Syllabus

The Professional Certificate Course in Obstetrics Ultrasound has two sections: online and in-classroom. The online component provides didactic preparation for both early and late pregnancy imaging. Following is the general schedule of the in-classroom section.

 

Each major topic will begin with a rapid review of anatomy and examples of normal scan planes, followed by supervised, hands-on scanning experience to achieve normal scan planes, ultrasound techniques and equipment control.

 

8:00    Principles of US equipment use and image optimization
8:20    Early pregnancy diagnosis/confirmation and location
8:40    Hands-on Clinical Sessions
12:00    Lunch
1:00    2-3rd Trimester Ultrasound Evaluation. Late pregnancy fetal parity (number)/pulse (fetal heartbeat)/ pocket (fluid)/ placenta (location)/ fetal presentation/ post-partum evaluation/ late pregnancy placenta (location)/ fetal presentation/ post-partum evaluation.
1:40    Basic gynecological ultrasound (ovarian cysts and uterine masses)
2:00    Hands-on Clinical sessions
3:00    Evaluation of hypotension or shock related to obstetrical hemorrhage
5:00    Conclusion

 

*In-Classroom Session schedule is subject to change