This CME activity is structured as a practical, clinically oriented review of recent advances in first trimester ultrasound. A mix of topics including comprehensive normal fetal anatomy along with abnormalities of major organ systems in the first trimester will be discussed. Guidelines and indications for imaging in the first trimester are discussed so participants can expand their clinical practices. Tips, images, and pitfalls provide balance to the program.
Target Audience ▼
This program is designed for obstetricians and gynecologists, maternal-fetal medicine physicians, radiologists, family medicine physicians, genetic counselors and sonographers, who order, perform and interpret ultrasound examinations in obstetrics and gynecology. The goal of this educational activity is to bring the level of practice for the health practitioners to a higher degree of proficiency in obstetric sonography.
Scientific Sponsor ▼
Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Educational Symposia designates this enduring material for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All activity participants are required to complete the credit application in order to be awarded credit. Course participants will also have the opportunity to critically evaluate the program as it relates to practice relevance and educational objectives.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM for these programs may be claimed until August 31, 2025.
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in accredited continuing education since 1975.
This activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essential Areas and Elements.
Educational Objectives ▼
At the completion of this CME teaching activity, you should be able to:
Assess normal fetal anatomy in the first trimester.
Explain the indications and national guidelines for first trimester ultrasound.
Optimize scanning parameters and techniques of the first trimester ultrasound examination.
Review major fetal malformations that can be diagnosed in early gestation.
Discuss the use of ultrasound in screening for fetal aneuploidy in the first trimester.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.