Limited OB Ultrasound

Limited OB Ultrasound
Course ID: LimOB-206-167
Event Location:Advanced Health Education Center, 8502 Tybor Drive, Houston, Texas, USA, 77074
Credit: 16 Hours AMA PRA Category 1™
Date: 04/05/2018 08:00 am - 04/06/2018 04:15 pm
Instructor : Debbie Robertson , BS, RDMS
Price: $1,340.00
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This course is designed for the medical professional already performing 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, anomalies, BPP and placenta will be discussed.

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

  • Utilize the principles of instrumentation to obtain diagnostic images
  • Identify the difference in techniques related to transabdominal and transvaginal pelvic scanning techniques
  • Identify basic fetal anatomy, and perform a BPP
  • Complete a limited OB exam
  • Identify basic fetal anomalies and their ultrasound appearance
  • Apply appropriate measurement techniques for obtaining gestational age according to AIUM standards
  • Recognize the parameters needed to diagnose ectopic pregnancy

Course Topics

  • Physics and instrumentation in ultrasound
  • Pelvic anatomy as related to first trimester ultrasound
  • Fetal normal and abnormal anatomy
  • Scan protocols as recommended by AIUM
  • Fetal growth and development
  • Fetal measurements and BPP
  • Ectopic pregnancy

Target Audience

Healthcare personnel seeking additional information for OB 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 technologists.

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 education activity for a maximum of 16 hours of AMA PRA Category 1™. Physician should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”

SDMS Credit

  • “The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography allows 12 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.

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.

Invitation Letter

AHEC can provide an invitation letter once the course is paid in full. Any cancellations, there is no refund but a 100% tuition credit will be given towards a future course. The tuition credit is valid for one year.


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The Advanced Health Education Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 16 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 12 hours CE Credit.
Debbie Robertson , BS, RDMS