Limited Ob Ultrasound Course - October 18-20, 2018

Philadelphia, PA US
October 18, 2018 to October 20, 2018

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Typical presentations in this program include:

  • Introduction to Ultrasound Physics for Obstetric Imaging
  • Introduction to Ultrasound Instrumentation
  • Normal Pelvic Ultrasound Anatomy
  • Transabdominal Scanning Techniques
  • Transvaginal Pelvic Scanning Techniques
  • Introduction to Ultrasound Evaluation of the Cervix
  • Demonstration of Pelvic Ultrasound Scanning
  • 1st Trimester Pregnancy
  • Basic Obstetrical Measurements
  • Basic Fetal Anatomy
  • Guidelines for Limited Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Basics of Fetal Biophysical Profile
  • Amniotic Fluid Assessment
  • Demonstration of Limited Obstetrical Ultrasound Imaging
  • Self-Assessment and Case Review
Optional Hands-on Session

An optional instructional hands-on scanning session is held on Saturday morning from 9:00 AM to approximately noon.  During the session participants perform transabdominal and transvaginal pelvic scanning on non-pregnant models, and transabdominal limited OB scanning on third-trimester pregnant models. Register early, Hands-on is available on a limited first-come first-served basis.


Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program is approved for 12 ACNM Specialty Credit.

Target Audience

This program is designed for the nurse-midwife, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or other medical professional who has limited or no formal training in diagnostic ultrasound and wishes to learn the basic concepts of limited ultrasound applications in Obstetrics.

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 16.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/18/2018 - 9:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/20/2018 - 5:00pm EDT
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
132 S. 10th Street
780L Main Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience (1) any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services and (2) any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.  Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials.  Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the agenda.

Available Credit

  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 16.00 Attendance


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