This course, with an additional optional hands-on Saturday morning session, serves as a comprehensive review for the practicing clinician.This three-day program provides a more in-depth coverage of ultrasound applications in obstetrics and gynecology. Approximately three-quarters of the program is devoted to obstetrics and the remainder to gynecology.Practicing clinicians and sonographers will be able to refresh their knowledge in gynecological areas such as the post-menopausal uterus, endometrial disorders, adnexal masses, transvaginal imaging and obstetrics including problem solving with obstetrical measurements, exposure to Doppler in Ob/Gyn, bioeffects and invasive procedures.Lecture Topics•Physics and Instrumentation and Bioeffects in Ob/Gyn Ultrasound•Normal Pelvic Anatomy and Anatomic Variants•Imaging Techniques Including Transvaginal Scanning•Transvaginal Pelvic Scanning Techniques (Demonstration)•Sonography of Gynecological Disorders•First Trimester Sonography Including Ectopic Pregnancy•Detailed Fetal Anatomic Survey•Demonstration of Normal Obstetrical Ultrasound Scan•Assessment of Fetal Age and Growth•Obstetrical Measurements Workshop•Doppler Applications in Obstetrics and Gynecology•Fetal Anomalies•Ultrasound of Multiple Gestation•Biophysical Profile and Fetal Well Being•Sonography of the Placenta and Cervix•Amniocentesis and Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)•Applications of 3-D Obstetrical UltrasoundBoth transabdominal and transvaginal scanning techniques are presented in classroom. During the optional Saturday morning hands-on scanning session participants have an opportunity to utilize a wide range of ultrasound instruments during scanning of live models with both transabdominal and transvaginal Gyn scanning on non-pregnant models, and transabdominal scanning on third trimester pregnant models.Educational ObjectivesAfter attending this course, the participant should be able to:•recognize the acoustic representation of normal anatomy of the fetus and the female pelvis•describe the capabilities and limitations of ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology•identify pathologies of the fetus, uterus, and ovaries from ultrasound images•perform basic ultrasound scanning of the non-pregnant female pelvisCME CreditsThe program is approved for 20.5 hours of AMA Category I credit.Register early for Hands-on Session, limited availability will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - Friday, September 19, 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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