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Obstetrics & Gynecology
Core Course

Who Should Attend

This course, with an additional optional hands-on Saturday morning session, serves as a comprehensive review for the practicing clinician

Program Description

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.

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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.

March 4-7, 2015
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September 16-19, 2015
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November 4-7, 2015
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Program Coordinators:
Oksana H. Baltarowich, MD
Alfred B. Kurtz, MD

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 Ultrasound

Both 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 Objectives

After 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 pelvis

CME Credits & Tuition

The 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.

Tuition Fee: $1,450 plus an additional $300 for the Optional Saturday Hands-On Session

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel your registration, please notify us immediately. Your registration payment, less an administrative fee of $100, is refundable if written notification is received 10 business days prior to the course. After that time, refunds are not possible, but your payment - less the administrative fee - may be credited to a future course for use within one calendar year. We reserve the right to cancel this course at any time. We will contact you should cancellation be necessary. If you have any questions, please call the Ultrasound Education Office at 215/955-8533.