Implementing Saving Babies’ Lives: Ultrasound Practical Day

£140 for a full day of training, including lunch, tea, and coffee for both days.

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Ensuring effective assessment and care of at-risk pregnancies

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October 26, 2018 - 8:30 am

Implementing Saving Babies’ Lives: Ultrasound Practical Day – Market Harborough – 26 October 2018

Ultrasound Direct Ltd, 37 The Point, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7QU £140.00 9 Spaces Available
Ultrasound Direct Ltd, 37 The Point, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7QU £140.00 9 Spaces Available
Predict to Prevent: Ultrasound Practical Day
  • Mr Nigel Simpson
    BIRTH2 Course Director - Implementing Saving Babies' Lives

Course outline

Aims

To provide hands-on ultrasound instruction and training relevant to the care of women at risk of preterm birth, growth restriction, and stillbirth

 Objectives
  • To provide a theoretical basis for the use of ultrasound in the prediction and prevention of adverse outcomes associated with preterm birth, growth restriction, and stillbirth
  • To demonstrate and instruct in ultrasound skills relevant to these conditions, in particular:
    • Uterine, umbilical, and fetal Dopplers
    • Transvaginal scan assessment of the cervical and internal os
  • To guide appropriate application and interpretation of these skills and findings within the clinical setting
Relevant For

Midwives and doctors involved in the assessment and management of mothers and babies at risk of fetal growth restriction, preterm birth, and stillbirth. Basic scanning experience is desirable, but not essential.

Content
  • Normal ultrasound appearances, measurements and reports
  • Identifying the SGA/FGR fetus using ultrasound
  • Implications of asymmetrical / symmetrical FGR
  • Customised and population-based growth charts
  • Placental, amniotic fluid, and Doppler parameters
  • Transvaginal scan assessment of the cervix and internal os
  • Appropriate interventions