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Ob/Gyn Ultrasound-Core Course

Who Should Attend

This course 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.

Click on the date you would like to register for:

March 1-4, 2017
July 12-15, 2017
November 1-4, 2017

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

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

Optional Hands-On Session

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.

CME Credits & Tuition

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians.

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1™ credits.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Below please see the maximum number of credits to be earned for each portion of the program.  Please claim only the amount of credit commensurate with your time/involvement in the course.

If you attended... The maximum credits you can earn are...
Entire Course ONLY 18 credits
Entire Course AND Hands-On 21 credits

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 in writing to JUREI@Jefferson.edu. 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 transferred to a future course for use within one calendar year if a request is made in writing to JUREI@Jefferson.edu. A registrant may only transfer their registration a maximum of three times. 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.