This program is designed for the nurse-midwife, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or other medical professional who has limited or no formal training in diagnostic ultrasound and wishes to learn the basic concepts of limited ultrasound applications in Obstetrics.Typical presentations in this program include:•Introduction to Ultrasound Physics for Obstetric Imaging•Introduction to Ultrasound Instrumentation•Normal Pelvic Ultrasound Anatomy•Transabdominal Scanning Techniques•Transvaginal Pelvic Scanning Techniques•Introduction to Ultrasound Evaluation of the Cervix•Demonstration of Pelvic Ultrasound Scanning•1st Trimester Pregnancy•Basic Obstetrical Measurements•Basic Fetal Anatomy•Guidelines for Limited Obstetric Ultrasound•Basics of Fetal Biophysical Profile•Amniotic Fluid Assessment•Demonstration of Limited Obstetrical Ultrasound Imaging•Self-Assessment and Case ReviewAn optional instructional hands-on scanning session is held on Saturday morning from 9:00 AM to approximately noon. During the session participants perform transabdominal and transvaginal pelvic scanning on non-pregnant models, and transabdominal limited OB scanning on third-trimester pregnant models. Register early, Hands-on is available on a limited first-come first-served basis.CME CreditsThis program is approved for 11.75 ACNM Specialty Credit and 16 hours of AMA Category I credit.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - Friday, March 21, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMEastern Time Zone
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital132 S. 10th Street780L Main BuildingPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania 19107USA215-955-8533
Jefferson Ultrasound Research & Education Institute
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