Ultrasound for Midwives

FOR MIDWIVES BY MIDWIVES

Ultrasound is a wonderful tool for midwives.

We can do a scan when it is needed.

We gain information with the woman and her family.

We can use the information immediately for diagnosis and management.

We refer her for more information and skill when needed.

 

Ultrasound for Midwives was designed
For Midwives by Midwives.

 

Please enjoy this website and let us know how we can be of assistance with helping you to learn what you need to incorporate ultrasound into your midwifery care.

 

Contact us at: cgegor@gmail.com or call: 410-707-7607.

 

 

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The course

 

Ultrasound for Midwives is designed specifically for the way that midwives utilize ultrasound. It is designed as a point of care (POC) tool to be used for decision making at the bedside.

  • First trimester bleeding
  • Fetal heart rate not heard
  • Uncertain dates – 1st and 2nd trimester dating
  • Fundal height too large or too small
  • Palpation of a pelvic mass
  • Check cervical length
  • 2nd or 3rd trimester bleeding
  • Biophysical Profile as fetal assessment
  • Confirmation of fetal presentation
  • Confirmation of placental location
  • Determination of IUD placement
  • Post-menopausal bleeding – assessment of the endometrial stripe

This course is NOT:

  • Intended to be a full scope obstetric and gynecologic scanning curriculum
  • Intended for first or second trimester genetic screening
  • Intended to be for the assessment of overall fetal anatomy

Become Certified in Ultrasound

A new midwifery ultrsound certification examination The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in collaboration with the ACNM, are offering Ultrasound for Midwives:

  • Lectures meet all objectives for the exam.
  • Hands-on instruction covers all of the scanning domains required for the exam.
  • Provides more CEUs than required to take the exam.

For further information regarding the exam, please visit ARDMS.