Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Third Trimester Pregnancies

Course provider

1/2 day workshop

Intended for:

Physicians and midwives who work in rural communities and provide obstetrical care to patients

Accreditation: 9.0 MainPro-C credits

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Format: pre-reading and mandatory quiz component, hands on session with live models

Based on: UBC CPD needs assessment and rural CPD (RCPD) planning

Equipment used: point-of-care ultrasound

This course travels throughout BC

Topics covered:

How to use bedside ultrasound to dramatically improve your management of patients in the third trimester by answering these specific questions:

  • Is the fetal presentation head down?
  • Is fetal cardiac activity present?
  • Is the placenta a safe distance from the cervix?
  • What is the amniotic fluid volume of the patient?
Learning objectives:

To improve rural health care practictioners’ management of patients in the third trimester

Procedural skills learned:

Affiliated with:
UBC Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD)