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Second Trimester Ultrasound Course

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Second Trimester Ultrasound Course

In this course you will learn how to image and interpret different fetal systems and diagnosis of congenital abnormalities using ultrasound.

Course Objectives and Target Skills

  1. Safe use of US machine and use of correct settings.
  2. Accurate measurement of BPD, HC, AC, FL.
  3. Accurate documentation of measurements and observations, including chart plotting.
  4. Assessment of liquor volume Measurement of AFI and MVPD.
  5. Assessment of placental position using the trans-abdominal route.
  6. Arranging appropriate follow up or referral.
  7. Producing written summary and interpretation of results.
  8. Accurate measurements of TCD and lateral atrial diameter of the cerebral ventricles.
  9. Confirm normal anatomy of
    1. Head and face.
    2. Spine.
    3. Heart and chest.
    4. Abdomen.
    5. Limbs.
  10. Perform full anomaly scan.
  11. Recognise somatic, visceral or mophologic structural anomalies.
  12. Locate and assess placenta.
  13. Assess liquor volume.
  14. Doppler applications and uses in mid-pregnancy.
  15. Introduction to 4D ultrasound applications in mid-pregnancy.

Course Program, Curriculum and Contents

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#
Lecture
 Slides  (pptx)  Notes (pdf)
II 10 Normal Fetal Morphology 22  4
11 Fetal Central Nervous System 40  6
12 Craniofacial and Neck Anomalies 30  5
13 Cystic Hygroma and Non-Immune Hydrops Fetalis 9  2
14 Congenital Heart Disease (Level One) 20  3
15 Thoracic anomalies 33  6
16 Anomalies of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Anterior Abdominal Wall 37  5
17 Urinary tract anomalies 39  6
18 Skeletal Dysplasias and Muscular Anomalies 10  3
19 Chromosomal Syndromes  13  2
20 Umbilical Cord Sonographic Assessment 7  2
21 The Placenta  25  6
22 Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR) 13  3
23 Postpartum Ultrasound 17  3

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