Basic USS Course

Course Info

Course Hands-on - Basic Ultrasound Course
Location Fetal Medicine Unit - St George's Hospital

Course Description

Hands-on Basic Ultrasound Course


This course runs regularly and is designed to introduce trainees to obstetric scanning.  The course covers basic physics, RCOG requirements and guidelines for obstetrics scanning and has direct hands on training.

Areas covered

During the course you will learn about:

  • Placental localisation, liquor volume & cervical assessment
  • Routine measurements and how to achieve them
  • Screening for Down’s Syndrome
  • The anomaly scan and common major anomalies
  • Role of ultrasound in the management for the SGA/IUGR baby

Why attend?

  • The course provides comprehensive lectures, given by experts
  • Offers supervised, direct hands on experience

Course organisers

Dr Asma Khalil MRCOG, London and Ms Katy Cook (Lead Sonographer)