MTOP Ultrasound – Blended


On completion of this clinically focused ultrasound program, learners will be able to:

  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of transabdominal and transvaginal ultrasound in early pregnancy assessment
  • Outline the scan protocols and transducer placement for ultrasound examination of early pregnancy
  • Describe the sonographic appearances and diagnostic criteria of
    • Normal intrauterine pregnancy
    • Ectopic pregnancy
    • Miscarriage
    • Molar pregnancy
    • Twin pregnancy
    • Pregnancy of unknown location
  • Outline the diagnostic criteria for pregnancy failure
  • Outline a systematic approach to conduct ultrasound assessment of the pelvis using a transabdominal approach
  • Recognise the variable appearance of the uterus and ovaries of the menstrual and life cycles
  • Discuss the utility of ultrasound in evaluating retained products of conception
  • Recognise the correct placement of intrauterine contraceptive devices
  • Describe the sonographic appearances of common pathologies of the pelvis
  • Describe the limitations and clinical integration of ultrasound in termination of pregnancy