This course is designed for the medical professionals working in pregnancy centers who would like to learn ultrasound procedures. Expedite your patient’s diagnosis with the tools and techniques needed to obtain a diagnostic image with ultrasound. This two-day program combines lecture and supervised hands on scan experience on live models for the healthcare professional. Content presented will include an introduction to ultrasound instrumentation and female anatomy. Both transabdominal and endovaginal scanning techniques will be discussed. Fetal measurements, heartbeat and pregnancy location will be discussed.
Faculty: Debbie Robertson, BS, RDMS - No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
At the completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
Healthcare personnel seeking to learn OB ultrasound procedures specific to pregnancy centers. 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 technologists.
Private Ultrasound Tutorials
We understand that you may want/need to practice your new skill set more than the regularly scheduled courses allow. You can schedule a private tutorial in addition to this course by calling AHEC and speaking to a faculty member about our Private Ultrasound Tutorial option. Additionally, private tutorial 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.
AHEC Cancellation and Refund Policy for Skills Courses
AHEC defines a skills course as a limited enrollment course where a received registration with payment reserves your place in a course (i.e. all Ultrasound courses, Mammography Initial Training and other theory courses). For cancellations received at least two weeks prior to the course date, a refund less a 30% processing fee will be given. Within two weeks of the course, no refund is given, but a tuition credit – less a 30% processing fee – may be applied to a future course. No refunds or tuition credit is given for non-attendance. Facilities may substitute employees by notification to AHEC at least one week in advance.