Ob/Gyn Ultrasound Core Course - November 7-10, 2018

Philadelphia, PA US
November 7, 2018 to November 10, 2018

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This three-day program provides a more in-depth coverage of ultrasound applications in obstetrics and gynecology. Approximately three-quarters of the program is devoted to obstetrics and the remainder to gynecology.

Practicing clinicians and sonographers will be able to refresh their knowledge in gynecological areas such as the post-menopausal uterus, endometrial disorders, adnexal masses, transvaginal imaging and obstetrics including problem solving with obstetrical measurements, exposure to Doppler in Ob/Gyn, bioeffects and invasive procedures.

Lecture Topics include:

  • Physics and Instrumentation and Bioeffects in Ob/Gyn Ultrasound
  • Normal Pelvic Anatomy and Anatomic Variants
  • Imaging Techniques Including Transvaginal Scanning
  • Transvaginal Pelvic Scanning Techniques (Demonstration)
  • Sonography of Gynecological Disorders
  • First Trimester Sonography Including Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Detailed Fetal Anatomic Survey
  • Demonstration of Normal Obstetrical Ultrasound Scan
  • Assessment of Fetal Age and Growth
  • Obstetrical Measurements Workshop
  • Doppler Applications in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Fetal Anomalies
  • Ultrasound of Multiple Gestation
  • Biophysical Profile and Fetal Well Being
  • Sonography of the Placenta and Cervix
  • Amniocentesis and Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
  • Applications of 3-D Obstetrical Ultrasound
Both transabdominal and transvaginal scanning techniques are presented in classroom.  During the optional Saturday morning hands-on scanning session participants have an opportunity to utilize a wide range of ultrasound instruments during scanning of live models with both transabdominal and transvaginal Gyn scanning on non-pregnant models, and transabdominal scanning on third trimester pregnant models.


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 21.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience

This course, with an additional optional hands-on Saturday morning session, serves as a comprehensive review for the practicing clinician.

Learning Objectives

After attending this course, the participant should be able to:

  • recognize the acoustic representation of normal anatomy of the fetus and the female pelvis
  • describe the capabilities and limitations of ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • identify pathologies of the fetus, uterus, and ovaries from ultrasound images
  • perform basic ultrasound scanning of the non-pregnant female pelvis.
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: 
  • 21.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 21.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/07/2018 - 9:00am EST
Event ends: 
11/10/2018 - 5:00pm EST
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

  • 21.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 21.00 Attendance


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