Chaired by Prof Christoph Lee a one-day comprehensive foundation course for O&G trainees and specialist midwife sonographers. It is ideal for anyone who is starting out on their scanning career and working towards their RCOG qualification. It will cover the theoretical elements of the two compulsory RCOG Basic Ultrasound Modules via a series of lectures from the experienced and highly qualified obstetrics team at QCCH and St Mary’s Hospital, London. It will also give a useful introduction to the intermediate modules.

Registration fees: 

Theory day –Thursday 6th May 2021, only: £125. (Trainees based at either QCCH or St Mary’s, London may register at special internal rates of £100)

The day’s programme will cover the following topics, speakers will be announced shortly and updated on this page:

  • Introduction: What you are going to learn and why?
  • What the RCOG modules require 
  • How ultrasound works and safety
  • Databases, documentation and communication
  • Setting up the machine for scanning: TV and TA ultrasound; knobs, functions and probes
  • Scanning the normal early intra-uterine pregnancy up to 12 weeks, measuring embryonic structures and CRL
  • Diagnosing miscarriage
  • Presentation of Case Studies
  • Biometry, amniotic fluid and the placenta           
  • The Anomaly Scan: FASP criteria
  • Multiple pregnancies: what to look out for,
  • Fetal growth and assessment in the 3rd trimester

*All topics and speakers are subject to change

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