• OB/GYN Ultrasound (3 Days)

This course is designed for the medical professionals seeking to learn how to perform OB/GYN ultrasound procedures.  Boost your confidence by attending our three day OB/GYN ultrasound course that is focused on the ultrasound examination and evaluation of the female pelvis. Each day begins with lecture, including physics, instrumentation, female anatomy, fetal biometry. Case studies will be presented to familiarize the participants with normal and abnormal findings.  

Participants will finish the day in our on-site scanning lab, where they will benefit from live models and hands on experience supervised by a faculty member. The course will give participants the skills and knowledge necessary to complete and understand an ultrasound using transabdominal and endovaginal protocols according to AIUM guidelines.

Faculty: Debbie Robertson, BS, RDMS - No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Objectives

At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Utilize the principles of instrumentation to obtain diagnostic images
  • Recognize normal and abnormal pelvic anatomy
  • Identify the difference in techniques related to transabdominal and endovaginal pelvic scanning techniques
  • Identify basic fetal anatomy and biophysical profile
  • Identify basic fetal anomalies and their ultrasound appearance
  • Apply appropriate measurement techniques in transabdominal and endovaginal scanning
  • Identify ultrasound findings in evaluating ectopic pregnancy

Course Topics

  • Introduction to ultrasound physics and instrumentation
  • Pelvic anatomy transabdominal and endovaginal
  • Fetal anatomy and biometry
  • AIUM Scan protocols and patient preparation
  • Placenta and fetal Doppler
  • Fetal anomalies
  • Case studies
  • Hands-on scan lab

Target Audience

Physicians seeking hands-on scanning experience performing OB and gynecological ultrasound. Physician specialties can include but are not limited to OB/GYN specialists, family practice, internal medicine, emergency medicine or radiology. In addition, this course is beneficial for nurses, midwives, sonographers, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and radiology personnel.

CME Credit

  • “The Advanced Health Education Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”
  • “The Advanced Health Education Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 24 hours AMA PRA Category I™. Physician should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”

SDMS Credit

  • “The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography allows 18 hours CE Credit.”

Scan With the Experts

We understand that you may want/need to practice your new skill set more than the regularly scheduled courses allow. You can add an extra day of scanning in addition to this course by calling AHEC and speaking to a faculty member about our Scan with the Experts option. Additionally, Scan with the Experts sessions can be set up without registering for a regularly scheduled course to enhance your already developed skills. Call AHEC at 1-800-239-1361 for more information.

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The Advanced Health Education Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 24 hours AMA PRA Category I™. Physician should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography allows 18 hours CE Credit.
Debbie Robertson , BS, RDMS

Debbie is a sonography instructor for Advanced Health Education Center. Debbie has over 25 years experience in Abdominal and OB/Gyn Ultrasound. She has worked in private practices and pregnancy centers, hospitals in the Texas Medical Center and was an Application Specialist for GE Ultrasound. Debbie brings her educational talents to every class. She is highly motivating, patient and thorough in helping others acquire hands-on ultrasound skills. She has been part of the ultrasound faculty for AHEC for 19 years.

OB/GYN Ultrasound (3 Days)

  • Course ID: OBUS3-185-192
  • Event Location: Advanced Health Education Center, 8502 Tybor Drive, Houston, Texas, USA, 77074
  • Credit: 24 AMA PRA Category 1™/ 18 SDMS Credits
  • Date: 03/17/2022 08:00 am - 03/19/2022 04:15 pm
  • Instructor: Debbie Robertson , BS, RDMS
  • Expiration Date: 03-07-2022
  • Other available dates:
  • $2,640.00