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2.         Obstetric Ultrasound at Point of Care

To provide an introduction to obstetric ultrasound and empower clinicians to use ultrasound equipment at the point of care whilst recognising their limitations.

This course would also be provide some background knowledge which can be built on through the main congress program.

Suitable for:    
Obstetric and Radiology Trainees and Staff Specialists.

Dr Glenn Gardener

Workshop Program

08:30 – 09:00   Introduction and Practice improvement MCQ
09:00 – 09:30   Accurate biometry throughout pregnancy
Sue Campbell-Westerway
09.30 – 10.00   Physics and ‘Knobology’ - getting the best from your machine
Toni Halligan
10:00 – 10:30   Morning tea
10.30 – 11.00   Group A:
Standard anatomical views at 12 and 20 weeks
Sue Campbell-Westerway
Group B:
‘Hands on’ Probe manipulation and ‘knobology’
Toni Halligan
11.00 – 11.30   Group A:
Obstetric ultrasound in the antenatal clinic:
- Assessing Presentation
- Placental site
- Cervical length and preterm labour
Dr Ricardo Palma Dias
Group B:
'Hands on’ Orientation and acquiring biometry planes
Dr Glenn Gardener
11.30 – 12.30   Groups A and B swap to complete the rest of the program.
12:30 – 13:30   Lunch
13.30 - 14.00   Group A:
Obstetric Ultrasound in the third trimester:
- Growth and Wellbeing
- Doppler evaluation in growth restriction
Alec Welsh
Group B:
‘Hands On’ First Trimester Scans
Vanessa Pincham
    14.00 – 14.30
Group A:
- Early pregnancy problems
Dr Glenn Gardener
Group B:
‘Hands on’ Anatomy at 18-20 weeks
Sue Campbell-Westerway
14.30 – 15.30   Groups A and B swap to complete the rest of the program.
15:30 – 16:00   Afternoon tea
16.00 – 16.30   Ultrasound and the identification of ectopics in early pregnancy
Ivica Zalud, Hawaii, United States of America