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Introductory Ultrasound for Follicle Tracking – “TBA Post CoVid 19”


This course will suite sonographers, nurses and other practitioners wanting to become proficient in using ultrasound for follicle tracking.

The course will comprise of some lectures but will be predominantly hands on learning with tutor guidance ensuring a collaborative learning environment.


  • Basic ultrasound physics, artifacts and instrumentation
  • Scanning techniques , knobology and imaging optimisation
  • Ultrasound appearances of pelvic anatomy
  • Ultrasound appearances of normal ,abnormal and stimulated ovaries
  • Trans abdominal scanning using live models
  • Transvaginal  scanning using phantoms and live models
  • Image documentation ,measurements and protocols
  • Probe cleaning and sterilization protocols.
  • Limits and pitfalls of ultrasound scanning for follicle tracking

Objectives: On completion of the course learners should have: 

  • an understanding of basic ultrasound physics, artifacts and instrumentation
  • an understanding of the ultrasound appearances of the ovaries during normal and stimulated cycles
  • an understanding of the ultrasound examination of the pelvis both trans abdominal and transvaginal.
  • the skills  to identify , document and measure follicles
  • an understanding of the limitations and pitfalls of ultrasound scanning for follicle tracking.


“ The two day workshop was very comprehensive. Despite scanning IVF patients for follicle tracing for 20 years I learnt so much during this weekend especially ground TA scanning. Many thanks Sue great tutor and facilitator. All nurses scanning IVF patients should attend. ”

– Denise D., Buderim QLD

“Facilities and equipment excellent. Nice small group allowing as much hands on as we needed. Plenty of opportunity to ask questions, nothing was ever too silly. Very patient tutor. ”

– Kerri Y. Redhead NSW

“Sue was an excellent tutor. Her knowledge was thorough and her skills and experiences added one extra special element to the course. Sue’s approach to teaching is gentle and encouraging making her a delight to learn from”

– Jane L., Corrimal NSW

“Sue was a great tutor who shared her experience and skill. She was very patient with all of us.”

– Ann F., Wollongong NSW

“Sue has an incredible wealth of knowledge, and is an excellent tutor. Thank you for your patience!”

– Rebecca M. Bella Vista NSW