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81235 - Transvaginal Scanning Techniques - 1 Day

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This intensive 1 day course has been designed to develop and consolidate the sonographic skills necessary to perform transvaginal ultrasound. 

Whether you are a practicing GP obstetrician looking to refine your technique or a GP looking to learn the finer points, this intensive course will provide candidates with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to confidently perform transvaginal scans. 

With over 4.5 hours of practical scanning on phantoms and real vaginal patient models, candidates will leave this course ready for the clinical environment. 

Relevance to General Practice

Ultrasound is a central component of pregnancy assessment and clinical management, and is increasingly available in general practice. It is therefore important that GP’s, and GP Obstetricians, undertake appropriate skills training and maintenance to safely and confidently utilise ultrasound technology. 

Learning outcomes
  • 1. Modify ultrasound system controls to attain basic practical proficiency in image optimisation
  • 2. Utilise the calculations package to record a variety of uterine and ovarian measurements
  • 3. Demonstrate basic practical proficiency in performing transvaginal ultrasound
  • 4. Demonstrate a systematic approach to gaining consent for performing a transvaginal ultrasound examination
  • 5. Discuss the clinical role, practical applications and limitations of transvaginal ultrasound assessment
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    81235 - Transvaginal Scanning Techniques - 1 Day
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