Online Activity Summary

The focus of this online CME course is to educate students on the fundamentals of the ObGyn Ultrasound exam. The course is divided by trimester and delivered over multiple platforms. You begin the course in our “classroom” where you are presented didactic material giving you a solid foundation of the basics of Ob Gyn Ultrasound. You then enter the “scan lab” where you can watch our instructors perform exams on actual patients. Finally, you can watch our instructors review real cases providing education and direction based on what they see.

The course covers material including

  • Image Orientation and scan lab basics
  • Normal pelvic anatomy including imaging of the uterus, endometrium, cervix and ovaries
  • The 1st trimester exam
  • The 2nd trimester growth and anatomy scan
  • The 3rd trimester exam
  • Biophysical profile, placenta, cervix, AFI

You can purchase individual trimesters or the complete course.

Enrollment is valid for 180-days following registration.

This online course is intended for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Midwives, Physician Assistants, Sonographers and Perinatal Registered Nurses.

CME Credits

CME Consultants designates this enduring material/internet activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Sections of the complete course carry the following amount of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™:
First Trimester – 2.75
Second Trimester – 2.25
Third Trimester – 1.0

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Course Objectives

  • Learn to perform a basic non-gravid ultrasound exam
  • Accurately identify the uterus, ovaries, endometrium and cervix
  • Identify an intrauterine pregnancy and accurately measure the crown rump length
  • Acquire an M-mode tracing of the fetal heart
  • Perform a biophysical profile
  • Accurately measure the BPD, HC, AC, and FL for growth assessment
  • Accurately measure the amniotic fluid index
  • Identify the cervix and placental location
  • Understand basic ultrasound physics and artifacts
  • Understand common pathology, indications, and limitations of ultrasound

Course Outline

Classroom Lecture

  • Image orientation
  • Abnormal Findings
  • Normal GYN Anatomy
  • Non gravid pelvic exam
  • Demystifying the Second Trimester
  • Biophysical Profile

Scan Lab

  • Introduction to Transvaginal Scanning
  • 1st Trimester scan – Transabdominal
  • 1st Trimester scan – Transvaginal
  • 2nd Trimester scan – Anatomy
  • 2nd Trimester scan – Fetal Heart Assessment
  • 3rd Trimester scan – Biophysical Profile
  • 3rd Trimester scan – Measurements

Case Study Review

  • 1st Trimester Case Review
  • 2nd Trimester Case Review
  • 3rd Trimester Case Review

Designation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) through the joint-providership of CME Consultants and Mint Medical Education. CME Consultants is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education to physicians.

CME Consultants designates this enduring material/internet activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

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Related Courses

Check out our Complete ObGyn Online Course!

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Course Registration

Complete Course (3 Trimesters): $350
1st or 2nd Trimester: $295

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Featured Faculty

Julie Gaston – BS, RDMS, RVT
Dr. Tony Filly – MD
Michele Claussen – BS, RDMS, RVT
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Sample Classroom Lecture

Sample Scan Lab


Date of original release xx/xx. Termination date xx/xx. Estimated time to complete this activity is 6 hours.
In accordance with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), please call Mint Medical Education at 415-671-6819 should you require special assistance.