Course description

Course type

Advanced

Course description

Ultrasound is an essential part of management and treatment of women with gynaecological problems and couples with difficulties to conceive. This course aims to give an overview of clinical application of ultrasound in assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and early pregnancy. It provides also an opportunity for practical training and education. The element of running practical workshops to practise on different models is a new approach to education and training in ultrasound.
The course will focus on: controlled ovarian stimulation and hyperstimulation, endometrium and implantation and early pregnancy , ovarian and adnexal pathologies, interventional ultrasound, quality, safety and educational aspects of ultrasound.

Target audience

Trainees and Consultants in Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Gynaecologists, radiologists, and allied health professionals with an interest in gynaecological Imaging; Ultrasound practitioners; Midwifes; Staff Doctors, Staff Grades, Trust Doctors and Associate Specialists

 

Expected educational outcomes

  • To investigate the application of ultrasound in the different aspect of ART, including early pregnancy.
  • To promote training and education in ultrasound by using the blended approach to training.
  • To provide an overview on standardised practice in interventional ultrasound
  • To assess quality and safety of ultrasound in ART
  • To address educational needs and training in ultrasound


Educational methods

  • Lectures
  • Discussions
  • Hands-on training (onsite, in-person only)

Language

The official language of the course is English.