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Obstetric Ultrasound for Sonographers

CODE: OBS

Course Description

This two day intensive, hands-on obstetric ultrasound course is designed for sonographers experienced in the concepts of ultrasound scanning.

The course aims to take the attendee through the  foetal morphology scan and foetal growth and wellbeing

The latest techniques and requirements for the 2nd trimester Morphology Ultrasound. The course will cover both normal and abnormal fetal anatomy, fetal measurement, documentation, fetal wellbeing, the cervix, placenta and image acquisition, instilling effective scanning techniques, methodology and protocols.

The third trimester section will cover and assess fetal wellbeing, fetal weight, fetal Doppler and placental position, instilling effective scanning techniques, methodology and protocols. Applications and techniques for trans vaginal and trans labial scanning  will be discussed and demonstrated.

The practical hands-on sessions are conducted by ASMI’s highly qualified obstetric sonographers and the small group structure ensures a collaborative and supportive learning environment, utilizing a mix of didactic lectures, demonstrations and scanning tuition.

Objectives:

Upon completion of this course participants should look to have an improved understanding of scan techniques, imaging and documentation protocols for:

  • A morphology assessment for the 2nd Trimester fetus.
  • Monitoring the fetus in the 3 rd Trimester and Biophysical profile
  • The cervix and placental position assessment and measurement

Curriculum:

  • System presets, artifacts and calculation package/reports
  • Physics of Colour and Spectral Doppler in Obstetrics
  • 3D/4D image acquisition
  • Fetal biometry, measurements and documentation
  •  Fetal anatomy
  • Fetal malformations
  • Soft markers
  • The normal and abnormal heart
  • Fetal heart image acquisition and scan techniques
  • Placental assessment and position
  • Assessment and measurement of the cervix
  • M mode
  • BhCG levels
  • Normal and abnormal fetal anatomy for 2nd and 3rd Trimester
  • Introduction to Nuchal translucency
  • Nasal bone
  • 3rd Trimester Fetal biometry
  • Ductus venosus
  • Tricuspid regurgitation
  • Materno-fetal circulation
  • Doppler techniques and measurements
  • 3D/4D image acquisition; and
  • Placental and cervical assessment

Book Online Now We currently have 2 dates available

Obstetric Ultrasound for Sonographers
Start Date / Time:
March 23, 2019 9:00 am
End Date / Time:
March 24, 2019 4:30 pm
Location:
ASMI Campus
616/1C Burdett St, Hornsby
Australia, 2077
Obstetric Ultrasound for Sonographers
Start Date / Time:
July 13, 2019 9:00 am
End Date / Time:
July 14, 2019 4:30 pm
Location:
ASMI Campus
616/1C Burdett St, Hornsby
Australia, 2077

Testimonials

“This is the second ASMI course I have taken by far the best and most practical hands on training I’ve ever received.”

– Michelle B., Beverly Hills NSW

“Again, another excellent le

arning weekend for me. Linda is again excellent in both presentation and teaching.”

– Peter T., Mitcham VIC

“Great opportunity to learn and work with experience obstetric sonographer.”

– Tuo L., Shepparton VIC

“Great program! Linda is very patient at explaining the techniques of getting specific images that I was struggle with Big thanks to Linda and Veronica for preparing the lovely morning tea and lunch. Looking forward for other ASMI seminar in the future.”

– Allison W., Belconnen ACT

“Excellent opportunity for me to come, great to sit down and learn from lectures and hands-on practice. I have gain much more confidence to perform OB scan, let alone the knowledge I have learned.”

– Tom G., Kawungan QLD

“Very informative and great way to learn a great deal in a short period of time. Absolutely great help in learning fetal heart as well as major pathology.” 

– Kylee H, NSW

“Accomplish more in 3 days than 6 months working. Correct poor training with expert help invaluable.” 

– Bill H, NSW

“Fantastic! Hands on scanning with expert tutors, time to focus on areas of morph scan. Definitely recommend this course”

– Leanne I., Curl Curl, NSW

“Good mix of talks and scanning has helped a lot, expecially being able to scan and ask questions with someone there” 

– Melanie W., VIC

“Lecturer is very professional and provided lots of ultrasound knowledge. Hands on scanning training from experienced tutors are very helpful to understand the anatomy and scan technique on obstetric ultrasound.” 

– Xiaofeng D, NSW

“Very informative, excellent learning environment, very knowledgeable lecturer and tutor.”

– Marlon B., Kellyvile NSW