Predict to Prevent: 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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Predict to Prevent: Ultrasound Practical Day
  • Mr Nigel Simpson
    BIRTH2 Course Director - Predict to Prevent

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
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