Training Videos 

The following videos will teach the principles of pregnancy ultrasound, infection control, fetal anatomy, how to date a pregnancy, maternal pelvic anatomy, how to examine amniotic fluid volume, placenta anatomy, fetal presentation, how to identify certain serious complications (such as bleeding, ectopic and multiple gestation pregnancy, and intrauterine growth restriction) and fetal anomalies.

Video 1: Welcome and Introduction to the Course

Video 01 

This video provides a general introduction and overview of the training course. 

 

Video 2: How Ultrasound Works

Video 02

Learning Objectives:

  1. How Ultrasound Works
  2. How to use the Ultrasound Machine
 

Video 3:Tomography

Video 03

Learning Objectives:

  1. Orient the Transducer
  2. Orient the Screen
  3. Rapidly Survey a Pregnant Uterus
  4. Determine Fetal Orientation from a Single Transverse Scan
 

Video 4: Infection Control

Video 04

Learning Objectives:

  1. The Purpose of IPC
  2. How to Keep Equipment Clean and Safe
  3. how to Wash Your Hands Properly
  4. How to Properly Cover Your Cough
 

Video 5: 2nd & 3rd Trimester Anatomy

Video 05

Learning Objectives:

  1. How to Identify Normal Fetal Anatomy of the Head, Heart, Abdomen, Spine, Extremities, Skull, Face, and Brain
 

Video 6: Fetal Dating: 2nd & 3rd Trimesters

 Video 06

Learning Objectives:

  1. How to Measure the Head, Abdomen, and Femur to find Fetal Age
  2. How to Scan the Correct Level for each Structure
  3. How to Choose the Best Ultrasound Images to Assess Fetal Age in the 2nd and 3rd Trimesters
 

Video 7: Pelvic Anatomy

Video 07

Learning Objectives:

  1. How to Identify Normal Structures
  2. How to Identify Common Problems during Pregnancy
 

Video 8: 1st Trimester Anatomy

 Video 08

Learning Objectives:

  1. How to Identify the Following Structures on Ultrasound: Gestational Sac, Yolk Sac, Fetus, Corpus Luteum
  2. How to Describe how the Fetus Grows during the First 13 Weeks
 

Video 9: 1st Trimester Dating

Video 09

Learning Objectives:

  1. How to Measure "Mean Sac Diameter" to Estimate Fetal Age
  2. How to Measure "Crown Rump Length" to Estimate Fetal Age
  3. How to Choose the Best Ultrasound Images to Assess Fetal Age
 

 Video 10: Amniotic Fluid

Video 10 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Measure the volume of amniotic fluid.
  2. Provide appropriate care if amniotic fluid levels are too low or too high.
 

Video 11: Placenta

Video 11

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the position of the placenta
  2. Evaluate for placenta previa
  3. Assess for placental abruption
  4. Conduct appropriate follow up and referrals if you suspect either condition 
 

Video 12: Fetal Lie and Presentation

Video 12

Learning Objectives:

  1. Why it is important to identify the fetal lie and presentation
  2. How to identify an abnormal fetal lie or presentation
  3. When to perform a follow up ultrasound
 

Video 13: 1st Trimester Pain and Bleeding

Video 13

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the normal and abnormal gestational sac
  2. Evaluate fetal cardiac activity
  3. Identify the signs of complete and incomplete miscarriage
  4. Identify the signs of molar pregnancy
  5. Perform appropriate ultrasound followup
 

Video 14: Ectopic Pregnancy

Video 14

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the signs of an ectopic pregancy on ultrasound
  2. Assess the risk level of ectopic pregnancy and respond appropriately
 

Video 15: Multiple Gestation Pregnancy

 Video 15

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify dizygotic and monozygotic twins on ultrasound
  2. Identify complications that can result in high-risk birth
  3. Properly refer patients with multiple gestation to the hospital
 

Video 16: Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)

Video 16

Learning Objectives:

  1. Evaluate for IUGR on clinical exam
  2. Evaluate for IUGR with ultrasounds using three different indicators
  3. Make appropriate referrals for IUGR
 

Video 17: Fetal Anomalies

 Video 17

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify some important abnormalities
  2. Many fetal anomalies cannot be seen by ultrasound or are difficult to see
  3. Some babies you scan may be born with abnormalities you did not see on ultrasound
 

Video 18: Course Review and Video of Sonographer Scanning a Patient

 Ultrasound Video 18

Learning Objectives:

This video represents a review of what you have learned and shows a sonographer scanning a pregnant woman.

  1. Learn how to make the patient comfortable during the examination
  2. Review how to measure fetal biometry and the amniotic fluid index
  3. Review how to perform the ROBUST scan