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4.         Advances in Nuchal translucency assessment - Half Day Program
-  Joins with the Nuchal translucency Certification morning Program

A comprehensive review of screening and diagnosis of Down syndrome with ultrasound and biochemistry.

Suitable for:    
Sonographers / Genetics Counsellors / Obstetricians and Radiologists involved in first trimester screening.

This course is run by the RANZCOG / RANZCR NT accreditation program and participants will be able to register for the NT accreditation scheme.

Dr Andrew McLennan / Mrs Anne Robertson

Workshop Program

14:00 – 14:30   Novel ultrasound markers for trisomy 21
Dr Jiri Sonek, United States of America
14:30 – 14:50   Nasal bone: introduction to practice in Australia.
Dr Andrew McLennan, Australia
14:50 – 15:10   Racial variation in first trimester screening: experience with a Chinese population
Prof TK Lau, Hong Kong, China
15:10 – 15:30   Risk algorithm for NT screening: clinical impact of recent changes
Dr Jon Hyett, Australia
15:30 – 15:50   Afternoon tea
15:50 – 16:20   Counselling: case discussion and problem solving
Panel discussion chaired by Anne Robertson
16:20 – 16:50   Screening multiple pregnancies for chromosomal abnormality
Prof Giovanni Monni, Itlay
16:50 – 17:20   Triplet / Twin reductions: counselling conundrums
Dr Mark Evans, United States of America
17:20 –   Post course MCQ / closing remarks