SMFM's 39th Annual Pregnancy Meeting

Working together for the global advancement of safe and healthy pregnancies

February 11 - 16, 2019 | Caesars Palace | Las Vegas, Nevada

10. Hands-On Workshop for Ultrasound Guided Invasive Procedures

Feb. 12, 2019 1 - 5pm

Course Directors:
Brian Brost, MD
Joshua Nitsche, MD, PhD

Course Faculty:
Mallory Alkis, MD
Elisabeth Codsi, MD
Melissa Kozakiewicz, MD
Peter Napolitano, MD
Sarah Shepard, DO
Kristina Shumard, MD
Linda Street, MD
Sarah White, MD, FACOG

There are decreasing clinical training opportunities for MFM/OB and trainees to get the required training in ultrasound-guided invasive procedures. Learn about available options for simulating ultrasound guided invasive procedures, gain experience and guidance on the basics of these procedures, and fine-tune your skills with low-frequency procedures.  

This course is approved for 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  

1. To familiarize the participants with available options for simulating ultrasound guided invasive procedures.
2. To introduce the participants to curricula specific for different ultrasound guided invasive procedures. 
3. To provide novice participants with instruction on the basics of ultrasound guided invasive procedures. 
4. To train experienced providers on how to establish an ultrasound guided invasive procedure simulation program at their institution. 
5. To demonstrate how simulation can be used by experienced providers to maintain skill with low-frequency procedures.         

Session Time Session Title Session Speaker
1:00-1:15pm Introduction to Ultrasound Guided Invasive Procedure Simulation Brost, Nitsche
1:15-1:45pm Ultrasound Guidance Basics Course Faculty
1:45-2:15pm Ultrasound Guidance Targeting Tasks Course Faculty
2:15-3:00pm Hands-On Simulation (45-minutes each)
     Chorionic Villus Sampling
     In-Utero Stenting
Course Faculty
3:00-3:30pm Break  
3:30-4:15pm Hands-On Simulation (45-minutes each)
     Chorionic Villus Sampling
     In-Utero Stenting
Course Faculty
4:15-5:00pm Hands-On Simulation (45 minutes each)
     Chorionic Villus Sampling
     In-Utero stenting
Course Faculty
5:00-5:30pm Wrap-Up and Free Practice Time Brost, Nitsche

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Price: $480.00