Introduction to OB/GYN Sonography Online Course is organized by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute (GCUS) Inc. and will be held from Jan 17, 2019 - Jan 17, 2022. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Target Audience:
Sonographers, physicians, nurse practitioners, PA’s and other medical professionals involved with women’s healthcare. Physicians may include (but are not limited to) those involved with OB-GYN, family medicine, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and radiology.

Couse Description:
Introduction to OB/GYN Sonography Online Course is designed to increase knowledge/competence to better perform and/or interpret gynecologically and first, second and third trimester OB ultrasound examinations. This online course is designed as an eight (8) module self–directed OB/GYN ultrasound resource for CME credit fulfillment in a modular format and includes online video lectures, case presentations, and online quizzes. Enrollment is valid for 12 months (365 days) and begins the moment the participant is enrolled. Extend your online course access another 3 months with the addition of an onsite hands-on workshop or registration for a regularly scheduled GCUS scan workshop.

Course Topics:
• Ultrasound Imaging Fundamentals: The Basics
• Introduction to Gynecological Sonography
• Ultrasound Evaluation of Gynecological Pathology
• Introduction to OB Sonography: The First Trimester
• OB Fetal Survey: The 2nd & 3rd Trimesters
• Genetic Screening by Ultrasound in the First and Second Trimester
• Fetal Anomalies
• Interesting OB Cases

Course Objectives:
• Increase the participants’ knowledge to better perform and/or interpret gynecology and obstetrical ultrasound examinations.
• Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
•  Demonstrate routine scan protocols for performing transabdominal & endovaginal GYN scanning and 1st-trimester obstetric applications.
•  State the normal and abnormal imaging characteristics of the ovaries and uterus and differentiate commonly seen pathology.
• List the indications and ultrasound findings for suspicion of an ectopic pregnancy.
• Identify normal fetal anatomy and perform biophysical profile.
• Apply appropriate measurement techniques to assess fetal dates and appropriate fetal development.
• Recognize commonly seen fetal abnormalities and their corresponding ultrasound imaging characteristics.
• Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.

Intended Audience

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sonography

Activity Payment Details

Activity Fee : USD $650.00

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