This class is closed to further registration.
Sign up for this session if you are a resident, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, or midwife. If you are a practicing physician please sign up for the Practicing Physicians course.
Price for Residents and Non-Physicians: $300
A virtual workshop presented by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine's Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
- Understand the basic physics of ultrasonography
- Understand standard terminology used to describe fetal and maternal orientation
- Understand how to calculate the estimated gestational age (EGA) and estimated date of confinement (EDC)
- Know the structures which would be examined during an anatomical survey
- Understand practice management/billing issues relevant to OB ultrasound
- Review and discuss some of the ethical issues raised by OB ultrasound
- Consider approaches to overcoming inter-specialty conflicts
- Obtain a list of resources for future study
- Understand how to purchase an OB ultrasound machine and the benefits and disadvantages of purchasing a new vs. old machine
- Prepare for phase of supervised scanning after course completion
- Review basic techniques to teach OB ultrasound to residents and others once competency is achieved
Participants will need to arrange for their own supervised scanning after completing this course. Options for doing this will be discussed at the course.
Please email Suzanne Mcguire with questions.