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Introduction to OB Gyn Ultrasound


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Introduction to OB Gyn Ultrasound

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION TO OB/GYN ULTRASOUND AGENDA OVERALL GOAL: Our overall goal is to teach basic ultrasound scanning technique to physicians and other medical professionals for point of care, in-office treatment. It is our goal to provide information needed to evaluate and document anatomy by using ultrasound as an important diagnostic tool. OBJECTIVES:  Understand basic ultrasound physics to properly acquire images of diagnostic quality.  Gain a working knowledge of ultrasound instrumentation.  Be able to recognize and evaluate normal pelvic and obstetric anatomy.  Understand standard ultrasound exam protocol for both pelvic and obstetric exams.  Be able to recognize and evaluate pathologic conditions of the female pelvis and understand basic obstetric ultrasound.  Understand the scanning technique involved in image acquisition of both normal and abnormal exams.  Understand scanning pitfalls and how to avoid them. TARGET AUDIENCE: Doctors of Obstetricians and Gynecology, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Certified Nurse Midwives, Ultrasound Technologists, and other medical professionals A certificate for 15 AMA PRA Category 1Credits will be issued at the conclusion of the course. DAY 1 8:30-9:00 Physics/artifacts 9:00-9:30 Knobology 9:30-10:00 Image Orientation 10:00-10:30 Normal Gyn Anatomy 10:30-10:45 1st Trimester Scan 10:45-11:00 Growth week by week 11:00-11:30 Abnormal Findings 11:30-12:30 Lunch 12:30-1:30 3rd Trimester Exam 1:30-2:00 Biophysical Profile 2:00-3:00 2nd Trimester Exam 3:00-4:00 Live Demo 4:00-4:30 Testing DAY 2 8:00-12:00 Live hands on scan lab 12:00-1:00 Lunch 1:00-4:30 Live hands on scan lab 4:30-5:00 Discussion and Review Mint Medical Education 325 Sacramento Street, San Francisco CA 94111