Professional Course

Ultrasound in Early Pregnancy Assessment

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Course level

Level 7

Course credits

20 credits

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Course description

About this module

This module is for you if you are a sonographer, nurse, midwife, obstetrician or gynaecologist providing routine/emergency early pregnancy assessment services.

The aim of this CASE accredited module is to produce a competent, reflective and autonomous practitioner capable of safe and effective use of ultrasound in the assessment of early pregnancy.

The module focuses on development of competence in a broad range of first trimester ultrasound referrals. This includes recognition and interpretation of ultrasound appearances of normal and high risk pregnancies and the assessment of early pregnancy complications.

 200 total learning hours for the module include five full days of on campus teaching / tutorials and directed study tasks. In addition, you will require access to a suitable clinical placement for a recommended minimum of 14 hours (two days) per week supervised scanning practice for the duration of the module.

 To enrol to this module, you must:

 Entry is subject to discussion with module leader and completion of a practice based agreement.

Who is this course for

All Health Professionals.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module you will be able to:

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Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.