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.
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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|
|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|
*In-Classroom Session schedule is subject to change