Basic Obstetrics and Gynaecology Ultrasound Course

Our basic Obstetrics and Gynaecology Ultrasound course is intended for those looking to start out using ultrasound in gynaecology and pregnancy.

The course is appropriate for:

  • Doctors interested in pursuing Obstetrics and Gynaecology as a career
  • Doctors working in Obs and Gynae who want a firm foundation in ultrasound and need to acquire the ST3 Ultrasound competencies
  • Midwives
  • Sonographers looking to expand or revise their skills in Obstetrics and early pregnancy

Next course dates: 29th November 2023

Price: £350

Course Times: 9.00am – 5.15pm

Venue: Terracotta Court (ground floor), 167 Tower Bridge Road, London, SE1 3LN

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About our Basic Obstetrics and Gynaecology Ultrasound Course

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What does the Course Cover?

The course covers ultrasound equipment, probes and the most important controls: probe handling, image acquisition and image optimisation.

The topics covered include:

  • The Uterus: size, shape and position
  • Uterine abnormalities: endometrial pathology and myometrial pathology
  • Adenexal scanning: normal anatomy vs pathology
  • Principles of writing an Ultrasound Report
  • Emergency Gynaecology Ultrasound scanning
  • Early pregnancy and FAST SCAN approach in acute abdominal pain in a female patient
  • and more
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What Skills will you Develop?

This course will help you to acquire the knowledge and competence to understand the principles of conducting a safe and appropriate abdominal ultrasound examination and to use an ultrasound machine competently and independently.

You will develop skills in identifying the features of normal pelvic ultrasound. You will learn to record and label images and understand the principles of report writing so that you can confidently generate an ultrasound report.

You will gain confidence in using ultrasound in an emergency setting to identify free peritoneal fluid when there is concern about a ruptured ectopic pregnancy/ruptured haemorrhagic ovarian cyst.

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How is the Course Taught?

During the course, short lectures and demonstrations will alternate with focused practical scanning sessions. You will scan on volunteers, including pregnant women; and on state-of-the-art-simulators able to demonstrate the normal pelvis, pelvic pathologies and early pregnancy. We have a range of modern ultrasound machines to work with, including the latest hand-held devices.

The course is led by highly skilled ultrasound practitioners with extensive clinical experience in O&G Ultrasound.

Who Will Be Teaching on the Obs and Gynae Ultrasound Course

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