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Introduction to Obstetrics

Obstetrics

Cost: $1650 inc GST

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Revised Program

Effective as of April 1st 2017

Program description

  • This 2 day program is specifically designed for health professionals who have an interest in point of care obstetric ultrasound. Practical scanning with volunteers at varying gestations is also included.

Specific topics include

  • System orientation and probe manipulation techniques
  • Early pregnancy assessment
  • Transabdominal and transvaginal techniques (with a phantom)
  • Third Trimester-

Identifying the cervix & placental location

Fetal location and lie

Fetal Biometry

Amntiotic Fluid Index (AFI)

Cord Doppler

Course objectives

  1. To provide an introduction to system orientation (machine buttons)
  2. To provide an overview of probe manipulation techniques
  3. To provide an understanding of early pregnancy assessment
  4. To provide an introduction to transvaginal techniques
  5. To provide an understanding of third trimester biometry
  6. To provide an understanding of AFI and cord doppler

Accredited CCPU units included in the course

Approved by ACRRM and RACGP for the Rural Procedural Grants Program

Procedural GPs can receive $2000 per day, for up to 10 days of training per financial year, and GPs providing hospital based emergency services can receive up to three days of eligible training per financial year. 

Approved by ACRRM and RACGP for the Rural Procedural Grants Program

Eligible for 2 days Rural Procedural Grants funding under all components.

Procedural GPs can receive $2000 per day, for up to 10 days of training per financial year, and GPs providing hospital based emergency services can receive up to three days of eligible training per financial year. 

CPD 14 points 

ACEM Accredited

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ACRRM - 30 PDP core points; 30 PRPD points; 30 MOPS points Radiology ; 30 points MOPS Emergency Medicine; 30 Obstetrics and Gynaecology / Women's Health.

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RANZCOG pending approval

Course Feedback

  • 'This is an excellent course - very relevant'
  • 'This is a great course for beginners, will definitely recommend'

Electronic logbook services with expert feedback 

To help maintain & improve your skills we offer an online ultrasound mentoring service so that our experienced staff can guide your hand by giving critical feedback on your uploaded images. The logged cases can then be saved on the AIU site to be used as a personal electronic logbook for future credentialing purposes.

Upcoming dates for this course:

Introduction to Obstetrics

30 Aug - 31 Aug
OBR08-17 $1,650.00
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11 Oct - 12 Oct
OBR10-17 $1,650.00
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13 Dec - 14 Dec
OBR12-17 $1,650.00
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10 Jan - 11 Jan
OBR02-18 $1,650.00
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14 Feb - 15 Feb
OBR07-18 $1,650.00
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07 Mar - 08 Mar
OBR011-18 $1,650.00
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19 Apr - 20 Apr
OBR016-18 $1,650.00
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23 May - 24 May
OBR021-18 $1,650.00
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27 Jun - 28 Jun
OBR26-18 $1,650.00
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01 Aug - 02 Aug
OBR31-18 $1,650.00
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29 Aug - 30 Aug
OBR035-18 $1,650.00
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19 Sep - 20 Sep
OBR038-18 $1,650.00
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17 Oct - 18 Oct
OBR042-18 $1,650.00
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14 Nov - 15 Nov
OBR046-18 $1,650.00
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12 Dec - 13 Dec
OBR50-18 $1,650.00
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