Date: 1-2th July 2023

  • Course Fee: Rs 25,000/- INR for 2 Days Hands-on Course

Venue: Trivandrum

Course duration: 2 days (on-site)

Trainee profile: Doctors interested in acquiring/fine-tuning skills in Obs& Gyn US

Director of Simulator courses: Dr Anita Kaul

Course faculty: Dr Anita Kaul & Dr Supriya Seshadri

Course design: Theory (ppt), demo and hands-on on simulator


Day 1 - Obstetric US

Topic
Content
Objective
Time
US basics
Theory & hands-on
  • Knobology
  • Methodology - transabdominal (TA)& transvaginal (TV)
Trainee will learn how to use the various knobs on the US machine. They will learn to perform TA and TV scans in a methodical manner
9 – 10.30 AM
Tea Break 10.30 - 10.45 AM
Early Pregnancy Scan
Theory & hands-on
  • IUP*: Normal, (including assessment of chorionicity & amnionicity)
  • Abnormal IUP: miscarriage/RPOC**
  • Ectopic pregnancy
Trainee will learn to look at specific features of early pregnancy on US and thereby prognosticate the pregnancy. They will learn measurements of gestational sac and the embryo (CRL) and how to date a pregnancy. They will learn the various presentations of an ectopic pregnancy, and also learn to recognise US features of RPOC
10.45 - 12.00 PM
The 6-step approach to basic obstetric scan – ISUOG
Theory & hands-on
  • Fetal number
  • Fetal lie and presentation
  • Fetal cardiac activity
  • Placental localisation
  • Assessment of amniotic fluid Fetal biometry
12.00 – 1.30 PM
Lunch break 1.30 – 2.15 PM
Fetal Growth
Theory
  • Assessment and interpretation of fetal growth
  • Diagnosis of fetal growth restriction
2.15 – 3.00 PM

Doppler in Obstetrics (Basics)
Theory
  • Application and interpretation of Doppler in obstetrics
3.00 – 3.45 PM
Screening for preeclampsia
Theory & hands-on
3.45 – 4.15 PM
Tea Break 4.15 – 4.30 PM
Recognising common “not to miss” abnormal findings
  • Acrania/anencephaly
  • NTD (banana & lemon sign)
  • Urinary tract dilatation
  • Placenta accreta spectrum
4.30 – 5.30 PM

DAY 2 - Gyn US

Topic
Content
Objective
Time
US of normal pelvic anatomy (uterus, ovaries & adnexa )
Theory & hands-on
  • Measurements
  • Morphology
  • Dynamic TVS
Trainee will learn how to correctly measure, and assess the uterus, endometrium, and ovaries.
9.15 - 10.30 AM
Tea break 10.30 – 10.45 AM

US of common uterine pathologies
Theory & hands-on
  • Endometrial polyp
  • Fibroid
  • Adenomyosis
Trainee will learn to recognise US features of uterine and endometrial pathologies
10.45 – 11.45 AM
US of common adnexal pathologies
Theory & hands-on
  • Polycystic ovary
  • Benign ovarian lesion (simple cyst, hemorrhagic cyst, endometrioma & dermoid)
  • Adnexal pathology (hydrosalphinx, paraovarian cyst)
Trainee will learn US features of common ovarian and extraovarian pathologies
11.45 – 1.00 P.M
Lunch break 1.00 – 1.45 PM
Routine scans in infertility
Theory & hands-on
  • Follicular assessment
  • Endometrial assessment
Trainee will learn to count and measure follicles, and correlate the same with endometrial development as seen on US
1.45 – 2.30 PM
Recap of day 1 & 2
2.30 – 3.00 PM
Assessment
3.00 – 4.00 PM
Certificate distribution & closing
4.00 – 4.30 PM
  • *Intra-uterine pregnancy
  • **Retained products of conception

I am not sure of how the fetal anomaly bit will work. Including all anomalies that could be picked up whilst doing biometry maybe a better content for this segment
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