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Asheville, North Carolina

You are now enrolled in the Hands-on Workshop. Your online course material is found under Introduction to OB GYN Ultrasound on your account dashboard.

For reference the course will begin at 8:00 am and end at 4:30 pm. Light morning snacks and a full lunch will be served. Parking is free and plentiful. Please review the travel document sent by email for hotel and flight information. Attire is business casual or scrubs. Wear comfortable shoes. There are only four students in class, so you will have plenty of scan time. You will be receiving multiple emails with information regarding the course.

Class Location:

Grace OB GYN 

2 Yorkshire Street 

Asheville, NC 28803

Below is a Sample Schedule of what to expect:

8:00-9:00        Discussion + Machine Review

9:00-10:00       Pelvic or IUD

10:00-11:00     1st trimester (6-8 wks)

11:00-12:00     1st trimester (8-10 wks)

12:00-12:30     Lunch

12:30-1:30       First Trimester (10-12 wks)

1:30-2:30         Second Trimester (13-16 wks)

2:30-3:30         Third Trimester (27-32 wks)

3:30-4:30         Third Trimester (32-35 wks)

This workshop comes with online course material that you are automatically signed up for. You can locate it under your account dashbard. We suggest reviewing the Image Orientation, Knobology, First Trimester and Third Trimester lectures if you have time. They will help you with a foundation before attending class. Bring your questions! We keep these courses small on purpose. We want you to have plenty of time to scan and get your questions answered! If you have any questions please feel free to email [email protected] or call 831.595.2111 directly.

Course Objectives

  • Recognize basic ultrasound artifacts
  • Discover common pathology and limitations of ultrasound
  • Perform a basic non-gravid ultrasound exam
  • Identify the uterus, ovaries, endometrium and cervix
  • Identify an intrauterine pregnancy and measure the crown rump length
  • Acquire an M-mode tracing of the fetal heart
  • Perform a biophysical profile
  • Measure the biparietal diameter, head circumference, abdominal circumference, and femur length for growth assessment
  • Measure the amniotic fluid
  • Identify the cervix and placental location
  • Communicate in a culturally-sensitive manner to patients who refuse transvaginal ultrasounds and discuss available alternatives

CME Credits

This course consists of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™  This course fulfills the ARDMS continuing medical education requirement to apply for the ARDMS Midwife Sonography Certificate.

The presentational method for this activity will be video presentation of Lecture, Case Study Review, Hands-on Demonstration, Simulated or Live Patient, and Lab Exercises. This activity is geared to meet the educational requirements of OB/GYN and Primary Care Physicians as well as Nurse Practitioners, Nurse-Midwives, and Physician Assistants. This activity will encompass the following desirable physician attributes: Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, and Practice-Based Learning & Improvement.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC and Sonosession, LLC. The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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