This introductory course begins with the foundations of ultrasound, including basic principles, image orientation, knobology, artifacts, and terminology. The non-gravid pelvic and first-trimester ultrasound exams include embryology, anatomy, scanning protocol, and complications, which are reviewed in detail. The Scan Lab and Put It Into Practice modules focus on scanning techniques.

See the course outline below:

  • Ultrasound Principles including Artifacts + Terminology
  • Knobology
  • Image Orientation
  • Pelvic Anatomy
  • Pelvic Scanning Protocol
  • IUD evaluation
  • Embryology + First Trimester Goals
  • The First Trimester Week by Week
  • Establishing Fetal Age + Viability
  • First Trimester Scanning Protocol
  • Complications
  • Scan Lab + Put It Into Practice
  • Case Studies

CME Credits

This course consists of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

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 and Sonosession. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates the enduring format for this educational activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The enduring approval period is: March 28, 2024 – March 28, 2027 Financial Disclosures. The following planners, speakers, reviewers or staff have relevant financial relationships to disclose: Full Legal Name Commercial Interest Role Level of participation in the activity Jessica Miller GE Healthcare Employee Speaker “I have at present or have had within the last 24 months, a financial relationship with one or more ineligible companies.” These financial relationships with ineligible companies have been mitigated by PeerPoint Medical Education Institute and the Sonosession. All other presenters, planners, editors, or staff report no relationships to disclose: “I do not have at present nor have had within the last 24 months, any financial relationships with ineligible companies.”