OB Growth and Anatomy Scan Workshop November 17, 2018

Individualized hands on scanning instruction at our facility in Monterey, California.

Instructed by: Sabrina Speer

Course Description

We have combined hands-on scanning sessions with online lectures and hands-on scanning videos to provide a comprehensive approach to learning OB GYN ultrasound.

Students will receive immediate access to online lectures to watch at their convenience before the hands on session. These lectures include foundational information in ultrasound physics, anatomy, scanning technique, pathology and terminology. Access to these lectures will be for one year.

The hands on scanning session will take place at our Monterey, CA training center. This custom course will focus on the 2nd Trimester Growth and Anatomy Scan. 

Course Objectives

  • Biometry
  • Fetal heart including: 4 chamber view, 3 vessel view, RVOT, LVOT, IVC/SVC, Aortic Arch and Ductal Arch
  • Cerebral and Spinal anatomy and assessment
  • Assessment of limbs including hands, feet, fingers and toes
  • Assessment of kidneys and bladder
  • Evaluation of the placenta including cord insertion
  • Evaluation of the umbilical cord including abdominal cord insertion
  • Review fetal growth and IUGR parameters
  • Measure the amniotic fluid
  • Umbilical Cord Doppler and Middle Cerebral Artery
  • Fetal face, profile, and orbits are included

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.


    About the Instructor


    Sabrina Speer (RDMS, RCDS) completed her ultrasound training from Sanford-Brown Institute in Dallas, TX, after attending New Mexico Junior College and College of the Southwest. She has worked as a diagnostic sonographer for the past 12 years and holds registries in OB/Gyn, Fetal Echo, and is certified in Nuchal Translucency. She has spent several years in Applications, training Physicians, midwifes, and sonographers on ultrasound systems and advanced technologies. Her current clinical focus is in Women’s Health, specifically perinatology.

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